Brokeback to the Future

It's scary how well this trailer works... … [Read more...]

Half-Shot #5 winner! Wayne Proctor!

Well, that took, what... a few minutes? Wayne Proctor was the one to recognize that famous hat, which sits on the head of the dangerously beautiful Lena Olin in The Unbearable Lightness of Being. So, in the next contest, the name Wayne will be in some way related to the film... … [Read more...]

Half-Shot Contest #5: An easy one.

What film is this half-shot from? Okay... the new prize idea is this: Get it right, and the next Half-Shot contest will be in some way related to your name. I predict we'll have a winner TODAY... probably in the next three hours. Post your guess in the comments. … [Read more...]

Coen Brothers news!! Is your "Lost" theory better than this one? Lark News!

Thursday specials: COEN BROTHERS RETURN!! The next Coen Brothers film? Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, starring Tommy Lee Jones and Javier Bardem. YOU SEE, IT'S REALLY QUITE SIMPLE... Thanks, Opus, for the link to the most intriguing "Lost" theory I've seen... BACKMASKING IS BACK! Need a laugh? The new issue of Lark News is up. … [Read more...]

Washington Post’s Stephen Hunter & Peter Chattaway on "Brokeback Mountain." (Well, no, they’re not really ON Brokeback Mountain.)

Two worthwhile perspectives on Brokeback Mountain: Stephen Hunter sees the film very clearly: ... a movie is a collection of images, not just words. What is said is secondary to the imagery -- images, in the hands of a skillful filmmaker, such as the great Lee ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" is his most well-known, "Eat Drink Man Woman" his best), are ideas. They carry ideas. They issue proclamations. They lobby for policy. And what do Lee's images tell us? ... It's hard to argue … [Read more...]

IT’S DONE. IT’S IN.

At midnight on February 1, 2006, I submitted Auralia's Colors to the publisher. … [Read more...]


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