The first in a series of videos based on music and poems.Read More I’ll Cut a Hole and Pull You Through
The post below is originally from Friday, February 23. As we were settling down for the night, we heard running, then rushing water. Within minutes water was pouring out of the ceiling and flooding over my shoes. Parts of the ceiling fell in. No one was physically hurt, but we had to move to a […]Read More The Week That Was, or Jackasserie
Titles in bold are ones I particularly liked. Animated “Drums West” (1961) Documentary Art / Literature Poetry in Motion (1982) Music Ornette: Made in America (1985) Art House Nostalgia (1983) Horror / Sci-fi / VHS Weirdness The Black Cat (1981) Death Watch (1980) The Alchemist Cookbook (2016) Everything Else The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973) […]Read More Some recent viewing…
I assume that like many others, my initial interest in this book was in Wim Wenders. It also caught my attention that this was about my favorite movie of his, Paris,Texas (1984), and that the interviews were done during filming. I was hoping that the book would then be a peek into the process that […]Read More Relating to an Irrelatable World: Melinda Camber Porter in Conversation with Wim Wenders
Here are the next five in chronological order. You can read the original posts here and here. Also, the “featured image” for this post on my menu is courtesy of Jason Munn. Check out more of his often minimal and geometric work at his website. Great stuff! My Favorite 20 of AFI’s Top 100+ High […]Read More If I do what you tell me, will you love me?: The AFI Top 100, Part III.
After I posted about watching the AFI Top 100, a former student asked me about recommendations from the Criterion Collection (Hello Lydia! Hope all is well! Hope you find something you like here!). I’ve seen a small percentage of the Collection, and as a film obsessive choosing one to watch can be mentally crippling, much […]Read More We Interrupt This List Already in Progress to Bring You Another List Already in Progress.
My three-year-old’s versions of Titanic (1997) are more enjoyable for me than the actual movie. Her versions are like the clips of Drunk History I’ve seen. Deep down I knew this wasn’t a movie made for me and there’s nothing wrong with that. Hence the twenty years it’s taken me to sit down and watch […]Read More My Heart Will Go On and On (And On and On): Some Thoughts on Watching the AFI Top 100 and a List