Tag: indie film
Sean Porter, of the indie darlings Kumiko The Treasure Hunter, Eden, It Felt Like Love, and I go in depth on the technical and conceptual aspects of his latest hit Green Room’s cinematography. We discuss small details like T-Stops and Focal lengths, and broader intentions like visual arcs brought on literally, not just metaphorically, by the script.
Porter began his career in the midst of the digital revolution which allowed him to shoot on 35mm and 16 while toying with digital from the advent.
Thom Burgess shares a concept film for his upcomming film project entitled "Ghoster". Check it out!
The Guard and Calvary were two of my favorite films to release in their respective years. Both reel with a jet black sense of humor and western style morality play with an emotionally ambiguous showdown in cessation. They also happen to be gorgeous, shot by Larry Smith (Gaffer/Chief electrician on Barry Lyndon/The Shining turned Only God Forgives/Bronson D.P) and composed in sickening symmetry. In short, I was ecstastic to meet the man behind it all, and his down to earth, silly, demeanor, ended up putting me at ease. John Michael McDonagh, talks about his third and bleakest feature film: War On Everyone.
I was graced with the opportunity to talk shop on The Alchemist Cookbook, a SXSW gem that saturated all three of its screenings with starved festival foodies, with writer/director Joel Potrykus. Buzzfeed has genred it horror, but I'd be damned before I stuck the film a label. Joel and I talk a little about what happened behind the scenes on this divisive, unignorable beast, of a film. Take a look.
In This is Happening, a pair of siblings from a dysfunctional family are tasked with trying to find a nursing home for their elderly grandmother. The task proves to not be so simple and a plethora of things pop up along the way that makes them realize they need each other as a family more than anything else.
SXSW Regular Geoff Marslett (Monkey Vs Robot, Mars, Loves Her Gun) is crowdfunding his latest film 'The Day Before Wedding", a film that starts out like your usual indie mumblecore and escalates into something shockingly different. You can visit the Indiegogo page here for more information. Every dollar helps!
Nintendo Quest is a new documentary launching today that shows what happens when two fans go on the hunt to track down and purchase all 678 games for the NES console. If you're a gamer or collector, this may be worth checking out. Come inside to learn more.
Demon On Wheels tells the story of a former hot rodder turned rusty engineer. For some time he has put the passion at rest, allowing time for the rest of his life to finally catch up. But will his choice to return to his passion come between him, his wife, and his worsening health? You’ll have to see Christina Eliopoulos’s love story muscle-car hybrid documentary Demon On Wheels, to find out.
The doors of iconic Crest Theatre in Westwood, CA will be opening for a Red Carpet event of the Indie film, Star Trek: Renegades on Saturday, August 1st, 2015.