Comments on watching and making films.
Thursday, December 31, 2009
Sunday, December 6, 2009
Saturday, November 7, 2009
Saturday, October 24, 2009
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Saturday, October 3, 2009
Saturday, September 12, 2009
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
Monday, August 31, 2009
Saturday, August 29, 2009
Friday, August 28, 2009
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Sweet Eleanor is one of the tracks from the Make Out With Violence soundtrack. The film was co-written and co-directed by fellow Watkins alum Chris Doyle. I saw an early cut of it (not the final one), and really liked it.
Monday, July 27, 2009
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Friday, June 5, 2009
Thursday, June 4, 2009
BANGKOK – hotel room and was believed to have committed suicide., star of the 1970s TV series "Kung Fu" who also had a wide-ranging career in the movies, has been found dead in the Thai capital, Bangkok. A news report said he was found hanged in his
A spokesman for the U.S. Embassy, Michael Turner, confirmed the death of the 72-year-old actor. He said the embassy was informed by Thai authorities that Carradine died either late Wednesday or early Thursday, but he could not provide further details out of consideration for his family.
The Web site of the Thai newspaper The Nation cited unidentified police sources as saying Carradine was found Thursday hanged in hisluxury hotel room.
It said Carradine was in Bangkok to shoot a movie and had been staying at the hotel since Tuesday.
The newspaper said Carradine could not be contacted after he failed to appear for a meal with the rest of the film crew on Wednesday, and that his body was found by a hotel maid at 10 a.m. Thursday morning. The name of the movie was not immediately available.
It said a preliminaryfound that he had hanged himself with a cord used with the room's curtains. It cited police as saying he had been dead at least 12 hours and there was no sign that he had been assaulted.
A police officer at Bangkok's Lumpini precinct station would not confirm the identity of the dead man to The Associated Press, but said the luxury Swissotel had reported that a male guest killed himself there.
Carradine was a leading member of a venerable Hollywood acting family that included his father, character actor, and brother Keith.
In all, he appeared in more than 100 feature films with such directors as Martin Scorsese, Ingmar Bergmanand Hal Ashby.
But he was best known for his role as, a Shaolin priest traveling the 1800s American frontier West in the TV series "Kung Fu," which aired in 1972-75.
He reprised the role in a mid-1980s TV movie and played Caine's grandson in the 1990s syndicated series "Kung Fu: The Legend Continues."
He returned to the top in recent years as the title character in Quentin Tarantino's two-part saga "Kill Bill."
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Saturday, April 25, 2009
Just to let you know, I have started an IndieGoGo page for Schusterfilms. The Definers is up on it, so, should you feel the need (and I would be ever so appreciative of you if you would, fine reader), hop on over, check it out, and consider donating to make independent film happen. You can donate any amount, and any amount is appreciated.
Saturday, March 21, 2009
Forever's Not So Long from garrettmurray on Vimeo.
Sunday, March 15, 2009
Chickamauga from Miky Wolf on Vimeo.
Saturday, March 14, 2009
Me Right Now - Romero Weekend from Stewart Schuster on Vimeo.