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Human Skab now on Snag Films

The Cult Classic documentary phenomenon of 2012 is now available for viewing on Snag Films. As a tribute to this awesome venture, I have revamped the Skab website to make it more blog-friendly and interactive. Take some time to visit the Human Skab website to learn more about the project and get your copy of […]

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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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The Walking Dead

For the past few months, I’ve been reading The Walking Dead, an intense black-and-white comic by Image. I’ve been catching up, really (and still have a few trade issues to read, so I need to get over to the comic shop…), in preparation for what will quite possibly be my next new favorite show. Premiering […]

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Video Games As Art: The Semantics of Aesthetics

Quite some time ago, Roger Ebert was quoted as having said that “video games can never be art,” after which a horde of gamers smashed their angry fingers on keyboards struggling to shout into blog commentaries, “how dare you!” and “yes they can, to infinity!” and “he just doesn’t get it!” and similar rebuttals. The […]

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Vanishing Son

I’m nostalgic today about mid-1990s television, since I recently started watching the show Nowhere Man. The pilot of this show was extremely well done, toying with the line of reality and paranoia in an effective way. The actors did a great job delivering simple but believable dialog. I never watched Nowhere Man in its days […]

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The Repossession Mambo

[Beware, reader, to step into the world of sci-fi movie rant. Also, fair warning spoiler alert.] So, I saw Repo Men, and I have to say that I haven’t facepalmed that much in the theater in a long time. Okay, so you’re right–I sighed quite a bit during the recent Alice in Wonderland; but Repo […]

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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 […]