Monthly Archives: January 2008


Gas-s-s-s! (1971, Director: Roger Corman): The alternate title, “It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It” should give you a hint of what Corman and writer George Armitage (later to direct better stuff that he didn’t … Continue reading

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High Definition Format War Coming To An End?

Warner Brothers announces it will be issuing all new releases after May in Blu-ray format only. The article actually states, “The studio hopes its decision will help end the format war.” Wow. I’ve been preparing a blog post about the … Continue reading

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Pinewood Dialogues

My wife and I are heading to New York City in a few weeks to enjoy a weekend of ballet, sightseeing, food, and, I hope, cinema. I haven’t been to the city since I was a small child and so … Continue reading

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Trailer Tease

New York Times technology columnist David Pogue writes about the frustrating experience of seeing a movie that seems completely different from the trailer that made you want to see it in the first place. This is becoming more and more … Continue reading

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Free True Films Book

I’ve been reading Kevin Kelly’s True Films site for a while now. Kevin was the founding executive editor of Wired magazine and is a former editor of the Whole Earth Catalog. He’s well-known for his incredibly useful Cool Tools weblog. … Continue reading

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