One thing I look forward to every October is the annual Ariescope Halloween Short. This year's will be their 18th. Each year, they follow the same rules: one night, no budget, no stress. The finished products are proof that the quality of a film isn't all about money (though it doesn't hurt to have a few talented friends). While… Continue reading 18 Years of Ariescope Halloween Shorts
In light of the recent Deadpool debacle, I'm dusting off this post I wrote for another blog about two years back. When Titanic was released in theaters, I was just a few months shy of 13 and my parents had absolutely no problem allowing me to watch it. They trusted in the movie ratings system (regulated by… Continue reading Are All R-Rated Films Created Equal?
For years, I planned to go to film school. While working on coming up with the money, I watched a lot of films in the interest of research. For about 6 months of that time, I reviewed films. They were all done on a strictly volunteer basis as time allowed (each review took up to… Continue reading Review: Spiral, 2008