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Monthly Archives: August 2009
Today we received this very excited email from our member Glenn Fox who will be attending the Toronto International Film Festival(TIFF) this year. Glenn will be acting as a de facto Hot Splice reporter this year, with this preview and … Continue reading
Here’s a nice profile, well-timed as a lead up to the 12th Annual Local Sightings Film Festival (October 3-8), since Bao had an awesome short in last year’s fest, Bookie. Fall Arts Spotlight: Filmmaker Bao Tran By Brangien Davis Buzz … Continue reading
Came across this interview with the director of INK which we screen tomorrow and Sunday. The film is something like DONNIE DARKO dipped into a corporate greed blender. A great genre film that we hope you’ll enjoy. Tuesday, January 20, … Continue reading
The Seattle Times on locally made Arid Lands: “A clear-thinking portrait of our state…makes excellent viewing for any Washingtonian seeking to further understand the complexities of the region once considered a nuclear wasteland.” And here’s a few reasons to check … Continue reading
Good news for our friend Ian Bernie down in LA, Anne Thomson reports that LACMA’s film program has been saved by $150,000 in support from the Hollywood Foreign press Association (they put on the Golden Globes) and Time Warner Cable.
There’s more at www.iamnotafashionphotographer.com, courtesy of David Gallo.
Last month we had Joe Milutis here for a remixing of the moonlanding for the 40th anniversary. Today Joe sent me a remix of the remix for those of you who missed it.Hope you enjoy! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEy1yAcR9aM]
I was saddened to hear of Senator Kennedy’s passing today and was reminded of the Ken Burns tribute that screened at the DNC convention nearly one year ago. As a fitting tribute I’m posting it here. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2r9mQ7bUco]
A supremely interesting interview with Melvin Van Peebles revealing all sorts of crazy history about the man here