Entries in the ‘Media: Film & TV’ Category:

Saul Bass & Star Wars

If the late, great Saul Bass had designed the opening credits to Star Wars… via my friend, and yours, Yangblog.

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Best Picture

Taking a cue from The Original Mud Puppy, below is the list of films designated as BEST PICTURE by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences® since 1976, the year I was born. Film titles in italics are films that I’ve already seen. Bold titles are films which I still need to see. 2007 – […]

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(I would credit the painter/designer if I knew who it was)

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Robots in Disguise

I’m generally not a big fan of film reviews because critics will eventually stop reviewing the technical aspects of the film and move into their own personal aesthetic. This doesn’t work because everyone likes different things. If you don’t enjoy certain genres, or you’re not within the film’s target demographics, then odds are you won’t […]

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2006 Films

Here we are again, the 79th Academy Awards® are right around the corner. The official nominations will be announced on January 23rd. Ellen DeGeneres will be hosting, which is a shame – only because I think Jon Stewart did an incredible job last year and should have returned to helm the ship. At this point, […]

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Pumpkin Pickin’

The video link below is my first attempt at creating a home movie. It is from last weekend when we took Erin to a local farm to get some pumpkins. I’m pretty pleased with it, considering it is my VERY first attempt, but there are some edits that I may go back in to change. […]

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Haiku Reviews!

My complete and utter lack of downtime has left my blogging well all dried up. In order to make ammends, I treat you now to some movie reviews of my recent 2005 DVD rentals, all in the ancient poetic form of Haiku. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) Burton Disappoints. He lost track of the […]

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TV Presidents

I’ll preface this post by stating that I am an addicted viewer of The West Wing (Sundays 8/7c, NBC), starring Martin Sheen as the lame duck President Josiah “Jed” Bartlett. So, my opinion is jaded and one-sided. Deal with it. What is prompting me to write this post is the recent – and quite shockingly […]

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Cease & Desist

cease v. 1. To stop performing an activity or action. 2. To put an end to; discontinue. desist v. 1. To cease doing something; forbear Copyright and trademark protection is something that is near and dear to me. I live and breathe in a profession where theft of creativity, concepts, ideas and styles run rampant […]

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Movie Club

The first rule of Movie Club is, you do NOT blog about Movie Club. So much for that rule… Dr. Strangelove: Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb. Brandon is organizing a movie club and our first assembly is tonight. We will be inaugurating our Movie Club with Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 […]

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