Somebody talk to me about Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid in socio-political context because I think I just saw its millennial doppelganger in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.
Fresh from a nice chat about Andrey Zvyagintsev’s The Return at Beaver Creek’s beautiful
Owen Wilson tries to kill himself? That’s some bad juju there. Now Steve Coogan and Courtney Love are in the fray – the latter accusing the former of getting
(Another odd non-synchronicity, some guy working at the University of Colorado’s student center slit a student’s throat out of nowhere and then started stabbing himself in his chest until police tasered him. It’s the goddamnest thing.)
Saw Rob Zombie’s Halloween tonight. Um. . . it’s more interesting in the context of an emerging auteur’s work? Let’s go with that.
Got a last second gig to host a screening of The Third Man on Saturday, projected from a 16mm source, at
Finished the first seasons of “
In other news, Elias Merhige has a new film out. A short film that you can watch for free here:
http://www.dinofcelestialbirds.com/. Just found out that his Begotten is out of print. Shame, that.