I started making a 30-minute short film this year. Which means I stopped watching a lot of movies. There’s a heaping buttload I haven’t seen, but it is my general impression that most of the best stuff were small movies released quietly over the summer. And unless you were smart enough to check out the Tara in north Atlanta or the Plaza Theatre on Ponce, you missed out, and that sucks because I don’t think “Summer Hours,” in particular, is coming to DVD anytime soon. Continue reading ‘The top 10 movies of 2009′
Posts Tagged 'Goodbye Solo'
Tags: Anvil! The Story of Anvil, District 9, Goodbye Solo, Inglourious Basterds, Observe and Report, Sin Nombre, Sugar, Summer Hours, The Informant!, Up
Tags: 500 Days of Summer, Anvil! The Story of Anvil, Bob Peterson, Cary Fukunaga, District 9, Goodbye Solo, Inglourious Basterds, Jody Hill, Marc Davis, Neill Blomkamp, Observe and Report, Olivier Assayas, Pete Docter, Quentin Tarantino, Ramin Bahrani, Sacha Gervasi, Scott Teems, Sin Nombre, Summer Hours, That Evening Sun, Up
So, it’s been an interesting first half of the moviegoing year. There’s been a decent number of fantastic movies, most of them surprises or lesser-known movies (which, actually, is a serious problem no matter how many cinephiles like championing shit you’ve never heard of). The last eight months were also the best shot you’ll have this year of seeing a wicked-awesome flick, but more on that in this very insightful hyperlink. Right now… Continue reading ‘The Top 10 so far and the craptastic, forthcoming fall movie season’
Tags: fundraisers, Goodbye Solo, Plaza Theatre, Star Trek, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Zaat: The Blood Waters of Dr. Z
The Plaza Theatre — easily the coolest movie theater regionwide — is having a pretty awesome fundraiser. The joint needs new seats so they’re asking fans to buy them and have them engraved — for $400. Continue reading ‘Put your name on something you can put your ass in at the Plaza’