Tag Archives: Film

Beautiful Darling: A Life as a Cultural Artifact

Beautiful Darling is a documentary that is ostensibly about the life and early death of Candy Darling. Continue reading

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Restrepo: Required Viewing

Review of “Restrepo” a documentary about a platoon stationed in the Korengal Valley of Afghanistan as documented by Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington. Continue reading

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The Perfect Blending of Artist and Muse

Coen Brothers clip from Paris, Je T’aime featuring the incomparable Steve Buscemi. Continue reading

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The Finale of Big Night: A Thing of Beauty

Homage to the ending of Big Night, one of my favorite movies. Continue reading

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Any Ever at MOCA/PDC

A review of “Any Ever” at MOCA Pacific Design center. Continue reading

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John Lennon Speaks: A Hidden YouTube Gem

Never underestimate the power of a 14-year-old punk with a recorder. Continue reading

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Hidden YouTube Gem: Charlie Chaplin speech from “The Great Dictator” remix

A prescient and moving speech by Chaplin. Continue reading

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Hidden YouTube Gem: Kodak 1922 Kodachrome Film Test

Lovely short film shot in color back in 1922. Continue reading

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