Film critic Patrick Goldstein recently wrote his last piece for the LA Times. The article, “Wanted: A Few Good Mavericks“, is about the lack of originality in Hollywood and it’s worth reading in full. In particular though, Goldstein’s bit about what sets Spike Lee apart from other directors in Hollywood stood out: In 1988, not long […]
Last weekend we broke the story about Mike Tracy, a veteran teacher at the Art Institute of California—Orange County who is being threatened with termination by the school’s management because he refused to force his students to buy E-textbooks that he felt were unnecessary. Since we published the story, we’ve learned that the E-textbook controversy […]
Here’s a good documentary about the history of “black surfing”. The film is kind of goes in circles but it’s a subject I had never seen explored before. There are some nice insightful nuggets. -Waveybrain
My friend, Rob Pratt takes his “Classic Superman” concept to another level. Check it out, and support his efforts! He’s a cool guy, with some good taste as you will see.
Last year we posted an excellent fan-made film, Superman Classic, by Disney veteran animator Rob Pratt (Tarzan, Pocahontas, Kick Buttowski, Kim Possible). Platt returns with this follow up and explains his process after the clip in the video below. As a longtime fan of the classic Man of Steel, I hope my friends at Warner […]
I remember when you could attend the Annies wearing basically jeans and not feel too out of place. Now it’s a black tie affair and getting more glitzy every year. June Forray originated the ceremony to shine a light on the bastard step-child of film (which usually kills at the box office every year). I’ll bet that if it were televised it might upset the Oscar Neilson ratings with all the kids watching it.