Dark comedy, Gentlemen’s Fury is one part tennis movie, one part Fight Club and all parts boring. It is the story of tennis player Aaron Faust, played by Ben Sharples (also the film's writer), whose life seems to be crumbling after an outburst at a tennis match. As he comes to terms with being thrown… Continue reading Review: Gentlemen’s Fury
Attention Span: Play House
The film portion of SXSW going on right now in Austin, TX, this week's Attention Span looks back at a short that premiered there in 2013. Play House was written and directed by NYC filmmaker, Brandon LaGanke, better known for his work on music videos and commercials. Not a bad little film but some unfortunately… Continue reading Attention Span: Play House
Are All R-Rated Films Created Equal?
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?
Interview with AD Lane of Indywood Films
I first learned of Antony Lane’s Indywood Project when he began following me on twitter in May 2009. I followed him back and joined the project soon after. I have stuck by him for the past 2+ yrs because of his undying and infectious enthusiasm, which definitely comes through in the following interview: Tell us… Continue reading Interview with AD Lane of Indywood Films
Twitter 101 for bands – 5 tips to get you started
This is from a blog for musicians but the tips will work for anyone really. I will add one piece of advice, if you already have a personal account and are starting one for your project: Get an app or browser add-on that will allow you to switch back and forth between accounts without having… Continue reading Twitter 101 for bands – 5 tips to get you started
The Hashtag is king!
One of the easiest, more important and often unappreciated ways of getting not only more views but more relevant views is the hashtag. This is true for tumblr, twitter, youtube, metatags… You may or may not have noticed that on practically every post I include some or all of the following tags: indie, independent, music,… Continue reading The Hashtag is king!