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Film

Source Code (with Spoilers)

Saturday I saw Source Code, an entertaining action/thriller/science fiction. The film was quite enjoyable, with fantastic performances from the cast, Jake Gyllenhaal, Vera Farmiga, Michelle Monaghan, and Jeffrey Wright, and a well-paced, well-structured story from director Duncan Jones and writer Ben Ripley. I would go so far as to state that this film was brilliant, […]

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Ethnomediology Film

Documentary in the Works

This weekend marked the birth of the production company “Bandit’s Vulgar,” in association with “Odd Freak Films,” a collaborative effort through which I and Frank Gunderson are creating the documentary The Human Skab. We have been working long hours for the past few months, logging footage and conceptualizing the project, and we made our first […]

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Film Lore Notes

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

I enjoyed reading Susie Bright’s blog post for today; she often has interesting things to say. In it she makes reference to The Departed, a film that I enjoyed watching even if it’s a bit pedantic (a common side effect of Scorcese pictures). The film’s screenplay is nearly an exact adaptation of a Hong Kong […]