Local band No Volcano recently released their latest music video. “Take My Chances” was shot by Troy Farah back in October at Space 55. The video features yours truly as a very sick dude, with slam poet supreme The Klute and noise maestro Scott Mitting as my doctors. Mene Tekel did the animation.
Check it out:
Playing this Sunday at FilmBar in downtown Phoenix is Věra Chytilová’s Daisies. A wild, surrealistic romp of a film, it’s radical form is still revolutionary. Here’s a write-up on the film (and its filmmaker) for FilmBar. I’m also working on a piece about Chytilová’s other avant-garde masterpiece “Fruit of Paradise” for De’Lunula (keep your eyes peeled for that next week).
FilmBar: An Overheated Kettle That You Can’t Turn Down: “Daisies”
My latest FilmBar Film Blog takes a look at the work of cinematographer Michael Ballhaus, who passed away today.
FilmBar: Michael Ballhaus (1935-2017): One Of The Cinema’s Sharpest Eyes
For my latest FilmBar film blog, I take a look at one of my favorite horror movies. It’s a film that is far, far better than it has any right to be: “Jason X.”
Yeah, that’s right. The movie with cyber-Jason and sex robots with guns. Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay better than you’d expect it to be.
FilmBar: In Space, No One Can Hear You Kill, Kill, Kill, Die, Die, Die: “Jason X”
My latest film blog for FilmBar takes a look at the Lee Marvin masterpiece “Point Blank.”
FilmBar: Pistol Whipped in Purgatory: “Point Blank”
My latest piece for De’Lunula takes a look at a nerve-wracking short film that they’ve shown at a few of their Screeners shows.
De’Lunula: “You’re Going to Die!” Sticks Your Head In The Lion’s Mouth
My latest piece for the fine folks at De’Lunula takes a close look at the (stupendous, amazing, unreal) animated film “Belladonna of Sadness”.
De’Lunula: “Belladonna of Sadness” Is A Film Worth Selling Your Soul For