Let’s talk about WALL-E for a minute. The widely-praised Pixar film was released in 2008, and stars a little trash-compacting robot who is seemingly the last “living” thing on earth. The bot toils away at his job, collecting trash into towers of cubes in some futile effort to clean the planet for future generations, though […]
A loving tribute to Fitzcarraldo in cardboard. But wait! There’s more. A an additional tribute to Les Blank’s documentary, Burden of Dreams, which is essential to the Fitzcarraldo story: via Laughing Squid. Of course, I am also planning a Fitzcarraldo tribute in the form of a ship in a bottle, midway up the hill. I’m […]
40 minutes of Woody Allen not giving any real answers.
Beautiful illustration by Kevin Tong of my favorite Hitchcock film. Sold out, of course. via laughingsquid
Well gee whiz. Apparently Evangelion-creator Hideaki Anno commissioned Studio Ghibli to make this live-action short, based upon creatures from Nausicaa. There are some conflicting reports concerning the exact details, and it doesn’t help that there aren’t any subtitles yet. Hopefully a kind soul will post translated Youtube captions soon before I have to bust out […]
A few years ago in film school, I had an assignment to make a movie using an old 16mm wind-up Bolex camera. I didn’t feel like making a normal narrative; instead, I lugged that clunky camera and a tripod around San Francisco and shot some timelapse footage. Mind you, I didn’t have any sort of […]
Oh this is great. Conan O’Brien sits down with some of the nascent Simpsons writers to discuss the show and its beginning.
I had a great idea. I’m going to create a model of the ship from Werner Herzog’s film, Fitzcarraldo, in a bottle filled with dirt. Ships in bottles are such fascinating objects and I was really charmed by this exquisite recreation of a scene from Jaws in a bottle. Myself, I’ve never made a real […]
A parody of Husbands and Wives from The Ben Stiller Show.