As one might expect for a New Zealand family physician with a sideline cinema practice, Peter Jackson is cited as a filmmaking influence. But so too, on David Whittet's handsome honor roll page, are Franco Zeffirelli, David Lean and Steven Spielberg, alongside a few other broader muses like Charles Dickens and Steve Jobs.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Saturday, July 12, 2014
It's going to be an emotional afternoon at the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase. Elegy to Connie, a one-hour stop-motion animated hybrid documentary about a 2008 mass shooting at the Kirkwood City Council, is scheduled to locally premiere Sunday July 13th at 2:30 p.m. with the filmmaker in attendance.
Saturday, July 5, 2014
It's the equivalent of earning a token $2.73 (Canadian) per day. And while this reverse version of a smoker's addiction-costs is not going to make anyone rich, a half-dozen folks have now taken up Bruce Robinson on his unorthodox walk-up, quit-smoking-for-a-year challenge.
Posted by Richard Horgan at 10:33 AM
Saturday, June 28, 2014
This crime comedy was made in LA back in 2007 for around $2,000. Now that director Tom Madigan is back for a bit in his native Toledo, he's staging a screening. Think of it as the polar opposite of Transformers: Age of Extinction.
Posted by Richard Horgan at 11:44 AM