Keith Bearden joins us to discuss The Raftman’s Razor, a film that redresses the distorted Hollywood view of teenagers in movies. The Raftman’s Razor Materials Script Showlinks The Raftman’s Razor Festivus Film Festival Withoutabox Dario Argento Werner Herzog Jonathan Demme John Sayles Russ Meyer Cargo Cult Gilligan’s Island Adrian Tomine The Wonder Years Eerie Indiana [...]
The Raftman’s Razor (2004) Two geeky teenage boys follow the story of a superhero who doesn’t really do much.
My guest today is Lana Schwarcz talking about the plethora of creative roles she fills and her alternate reality piece The Upper Hand, where humans and puppets come together to bet on cross-species striping contests. The Upper Hand Materials Stills Showlinks That Lana Girl MySpace That Girl Entertainment Marc Fennell’s Film Ed 101 Lana’s ABC [...]
The Upper Hand (2006) When the ordinary no longer sustains its audience, the ultimate performer will do almost anything to get them back on side. Mistress Marvel’s Burlesque Club and MC Randy invite puppets to mingle with live humans to see Lulu Fountain (pron. FounTAINE) vs Capability Brown in a competitive strip-off that is sure [...]
With two shorts already under her belt (Working for Christmas and Fly), along with several commercials, Candida Scott Knight cast her net wide to find the right script for her next project. “Mercy tells the story of Ben, a young boy who’s bullied at school and neglected at home by his heroine-addict mother. It’s a [...]
Today I’m joined by Dan Gitsham to discuss his dark comedy, horror, Film Eight which is quite fitting as I’m recording this on Friday the 13th. Dan describes Film Eight as a run, hide, run, film which I suppose categorises the coming section as chat in the talk, chat, talk structure of Directors Notes. Film [...]
Film Eight (2006) One man’s incredible ability to make every wrong decision you could possibly imagine and then some! A black and blue comedy where anything goes!
“I don’t know anything about that jigga jigga stuff – you play that and I’ll play this!” – Paul Humphrey What happens when the original old school beat makers meet the new school of hip-hop beat jugglers? Renowned hiphop photographer B+ set the wheels in motion with the inspired idea of bringing together the most [...]
While some projects get turned around at blistering speeds that defy all reason, others need to slowly mature in the background, as was the case for this week’s guest director Peter Bunzel who began work on his animated, thought experimentation film Mind Games in 1996 finally completing it in 2004 once the time was right [...]
Mind Games (2004) In a secure institution scientists monitor the thoughts of prisoner 364, who is the strange figure he has made contact with?