Here’s a Father’s Day film treat for ya: a list I wrote for FilmBar of films you should watch with your pater familias.
I recently did a spotlight piece on a local filmmaker who got a short film shown at the L.A. Film Festival. Voila ze article on Phoenix New Times.
Phoenix New Times: Phoenix Filmmaker Sean Oliver Wins Danny Elfman Challenge
For this edition of FilmBar’s FilmBlog, I mount a defense for the mind-warping benefits of “slow” movies.
FilmBar is hosting a special members only screening this afternoon of Charles Burnett’s 1977 masterpiece “Killer of Sheep”. If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s an astonishing piece of work. Here’s a piece I wrote about this “lost classic” for the fine folks at FilmBar.
My latest FilmBar film blog takes a look at a troubling trend in Hollywood films: story-bloat (aka Exposition Gone Wild! aka What Part of Keeping It Simple Stupid Do You Not Grasp, Stupid?).
FilmBar: Shut Up, You’re Ruining It!
My latest film blog for the fine folks at FilmBar is a (long) piece on my second favorite Lynch film: “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me” (which is screening Sunday afternoon at FilmBar).