Sunday, August 31, 2008

Venice film festival off to shaky start

If this is indicative of the this year's crop of festival films, it bodes well for "Boxing Day" as counter programming.

Venice film festival off to shaky start

Saturday, August 30, 2008

RunCom #213: Raised by a nun

Running Commentary #213:

I talk about a member of the family and running commentary

RunCom #212: On VP Surprises and Disastrous Movies

Running Commentary #212:

I give my inexpert analysis of the Sarah Palin pick and vent about Disaster Movie

Friday, August 29, 2008

RunCom #211: The Big O and Randomness

Running Commentary #211:

I talk about Obama's speech for 30 seconds and then about other stuff

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

RunCom #210: How I spent a buttload of money

Running Commentary #210

I buy stuff and get suckered

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

RunCom #209: Festival madness, Ash vs. Snake

Running Commentary #209:

I ramble for 14 minutes about entering film festivals and two cult film heroes

Monday, August 25, 2008

RunCom #208: USA B-Ball, weight loss, camera hunting

Running Commentary #208:

A Terp salutes Coach K, I talk about losing weight, and looking for a new camera

RunCom #207: DORKNESS, LOTR vs. Star Wars vs. Star Trek

Running Commentary #207:

I go full tilt dork and compare LOTR, Star Wars, and Star Trek

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Founding Fathers' dirty campaign -

Obama-McCain is nothing compared to the old days. These guys said stuff that would NEVER fly today. And how about calling your opponent "a son of a mulatto" to undermine his credibility? Although the term is outdated and borderline offensive now, it refers to someone of mixed black and white parentage. Ah, irony.

Founding Fathers' dirty campaign -

RunCom #206: Ocean's 11 and Ocean's 11

Running Commentary #206:

I talk about Frank vs. George

Saturday, August 23, 2008

RunCom #205: Worst. Audition. Ever.

Running Commentary #205:

I talk about the worst audition I've ever had

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Monday, August 18, 2008

RunCom #201: Family Guy rantings, the ripple effect

Running Commentary #201:

I talk about Family Guy and how going from theoretical filmmaker to practical filmmaker has changed things

Sunday, August 17, 2008

RunCom #200: A retrospective, and Tropic Thunder thoughts

Running Commentary #200

What vlogging has taught me and Tropic Thunder review

Saturday, August 16, 2008

RunCom #199: Phelps, Team Names, and Dragon's Den

Running Commentary #199:

It's the pupu platter of topics

RunCom #198: The Ballad of Vince Offer

Running Commentary #198:

I talk about watching too much basic cable

Thursday, August 14, 2008

RunCom #197: The writing of Boxing Day

Running Commentary #197:

I talk about how I wrote Boxing Day

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

RunCom #196: Park City or bust, reprise

Running Commentary #196:

I talk about the looming Sundance and Slamdance deadlines

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

RunCom #195: Chupacabra, Hornaday savages George Lucas

Running Commentary #195:

I talk about a possible live Chupacabra sighting and George Lucas' storytelling ability

The Lord of the Light Side -

Ann doesn't pull any punches in this piece. But I tend to agree with her.

The Lord of the Light Side -

There are monsters out there

This has a leg up on the Montauk Monster, because it's actually alive and moving around and stuff.

Monday, August 11, 2008

RunCom #194: The Tropic Thunder Non-controversy

Running Commentary #194

I revisit the Tropic Thunder brouhaha or lack thereof

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Horror film gene that makes some scream while others laugh - Telegraph

A lot of my filmmaking and film buff friends are horror fans, but me, not so much. So I find this very interesting.

Horror film gene that makes some scream while others laugh - Telegraph

RunCom #193

Running Commentary #193

Another sad farewell

RunCom #192: Vaya con Dios, Bernie Mac

Running Commentary #192:

I bid an untimely farewell to Bernie Mac and talk about Pineapple Express

Friday, August 8, 2008

RunCom #191: If a movie premiers in the woods

Running Commentary #191:

The one wrinkle in an otherwise smashingly successful premiere

RunCom #190: Premiere Afterglow

Running Commentary #190:

I talk (a little) about the Boxing Day premiere

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

RunCom #189: Boxing Day Eve

Running Commentary #189:

The night before the biggest night of my life

RunCom #188: My sense of humor

Running Commentary #188:

I talk about where my sense of humor comes from

Monday, August 4, 2008

RunCom #187: Can't have a screening without a tape

Running Commentary #187:

I talk about the technical challenges of showing Boxing Day

Sunday, August 3, 2008

RunCom #186: Roast Montauk Monster with Mango Salsa

Running Commentary #186:

I talk about the Montauk Monster and cryptozoology

RunCom #185: View to a Shill

Running Commentary #185:

Family party and Brideshead Revisited trailer thoughts

Saturday, August 2, 2008

RunCom #184: License to Shill

Running Commentary #184:

Promotion and music (for movies)