For the love of lost dogs.

Over the last several days, many of us have been praying for friends in Nashville, who have been driven from their homes by flooding. They've lost family members, belongings, homes...... and pets. … [Read more...]

NarniaWeb posts a Dawn Treader trailer description; fans go crazy

I'm curious: Are you looking forward to The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader? … [Read more...]

Marma-duped

Parents everywhere will soon be rushing out to theaters with their children and spending close to 50 or 60 bucks just so they can watch this movie... … [Read more...]

Guess Why I Love This Trailer

I'm rather excited about this.Anybody want to make a guess as to why I've watched this trailer several times? … [Read more...]

“Summer Hours”: Juliette Binoche Returns.

Is there any better big screen actress working today than Juliette Binoche? I'd like to hear your idea of who you think has a better record of great performances... in great films.Last year, she showed up in Hou Hsiao-Hsien's Flight of the Red Balloon and astonished me again. This year, it's Oliver Assayas' Summer Hours, which a few friends have already highly recommended to me. I can't wait.Fans of the Dardennes Brothers should note: Jérémie Renier is in this film as well.You … [Read more...]

Velveteen Trouble

You may remember my brief note about the direct-to-DVD adaptation of The Velveteen Rabbit, posted a while back.Now, my friend and colleague Greg Wright has seen the film, and turns in a very positive review.Wright writes that the movie … [Read more...]

“Raven’s Ladder”: An Update

The new strand of The Auralia Thread will be called Raven's Ladder.I hope you like it. Tonight (all night) and tomorrow morning (all morning) I am packaging up my first draft for the editor. I have that familiar sensation of excitement and nerves and relief and apprehension...Anyway, that's what I'm doing tonight. What are you doing?You're watching the trailer for the new Jim Jarmusch film... at Twitch. … [Read more...]

Is This Appealing?

WARNING: This trailer pertains to a Quentin Tarantino film. That is to say, it's not for the squeamish.It is a marketer's job to make a product appealing, to cultivate an appetite for what they're selling.This leads me to some questions... … [Read more...]

The highlight of the Super Bowl is already on YouTube.

UPDATE:OKAY, OKAY... so the YouTube link is dead.Who cares? Now you can see it in HD on Apple's trailers page. … [Read more...]

“Wall-E” has a Trailer

And here it is.Wow. What a powerful little teaser. Gives me flashbacks to the '80s... Short Circuit and E.T., specifically.And this one's directed by Andrew Stanton, who gave us Finding Nemo. I can't wait.As I work on stories in The Auralia Thread, I often find myself stopping to ask, "What would Pixar do?" The quality of their storytelling is their strongest virtue, and that's saying a lot considering they produce the best digitally animated movies in the world. They know the … [Read more...]


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