Velvet Goldmine, or the End of Glam Rock

I’m surprised I’ve never seen this film before last night. Given the A List cast and the themes, I’m shocked I never stumbled upon it before this. But Velvet Goldmine is now Watch Instantly on Netflix, so that is exactly what I did. I had no idea what to expect, really. But a ridiculously young … Continue reading

Film Review: King Of Devil’s Island

I’m not sure where this film is available, but it screened at the film festival this past week. It’s a Norwegian film that won best picture at the Norwegian film awards this year. I have to say, it deserved it. It’s based on true events from the country’s own history. In 1915, a boy’s prison … Continue reading

In Which the Blog Gets Face Lift

As some of you may have noticed, I have given the blog a new look. Do not be alarmed – this is the same old blog, just with a few different features. Part of the reason for this is that I plan to use this blog as kind of a home page for myself – … Continue reading

In Which I Learn About Directing

It’s strange to think that only a few weeks ago I was writing about Thanksgiving and now Christmas is around the corner. I’m not going to talk about Christmas.  Christmas is being talked about by far too many people right now anyway. But I feel, because of the holiday and the new year, this strange … Continue reading