What’s in a name? Some thoughts on my online persona

Some shenanigans went down on YouTube last night. I’ll get to that in a minute. When I was 16, I started a blog. This blog. Except back then it was on blogger, I didn’t know anything about HTML, and I thought I knew everything about film. Everything. Some of the posts from back then are … Continue reading “What’s in a name? Some thoughts on my online persona”

Almodóvar’s Broadway Arrival

Pedro Almodóvar’s unmatched body of work is receiving what can either be considered an ultimate sign of respect or a risk-filled move – a Broadway musical adaptation. Almodóvar’s 1988 Gazpacho-laced screwball classic Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, adapted for the stage by director Bartlett Sher, book writer Jeffrey Lane and composer and lyricist David Yazbek, began preview … Continue reading “Almodóvar’s Broadway Arrival”

2009 Independent Spirit Awards Nominees

The nominees for the 24th annual Independent Spirit Awards were announced yesterday. Rachel Getting Married, Ballast and Frozen River each received six nominations. Other nominees include Sean Penn (Milk), Woody Allen (Vicky Cristina Barcelona) and Rosie Perez (The Take) Film Independent’s Spirit Awards is a “celebration honoring films made by filmmakers who embody independence and … Continue reading “2009 Independent Spirit Awards Nominees”

How Controversial is it?

This is the last time I will ever mention The DaVinci Code in a feature post. I promise. I found this article: Kenya: Church Wants ‘Da Vinci Code’ Movie Banned and I started thinking, how controversial can this movie be? I haven’t seen it yet (I might this weekend just because I’m curious) but from … Continue reading “How Controversial is it?”