Category: Film

Sep 17

Kunstglaser: Stained Glass Meets Modern Art

Kunstglaser: A Breakwater Original When you don’t love, don’t do it. And when somebody says, ‘Nobody can do this,’ then I say, ‘hey, my name is Nobody.’ Norbert Sattler is a master stained glass craftsman living Pleasantville, Nova Scotia who creates amazing modern glass pieces in conjunction with artists.  In this film Sattler shares his work …

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Jul 30

Suzanne Ciani: A Life in Waves

Even if you’re not familiar with the name Suzanne Ciani, the odds are very likely that you’ve heard her work.  She was born in 1946 and by the early ’70’s, she had become a true innovator in electronic music, working heavily with computer generated sounds and synths.  She has produced several electronic new age albums over …

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Jul 11

Trailer: The Trip to Spain

When it was released in 2011, I found The Trip wonderfully entertaining and it remains one of my default go-to movies to this day. The Trip and its sequels are essentially a compilation of highlights from the BBC show. In The Trip, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon explore the English countryside as in search of …

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Feb 15

Trailer: “Kedi”

The topic of this documentary is simple, yet brilliant.  They are a daily part of our lives, living in most every corner of the world, both outdoors and indoors and close to many of us.  Yet as often as we encounter them, they are still endlessly fascinating. Yes, Kedi is a documentary about cats, and the …

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Jul 17

New Trailer: Kubo and the Two Strings

Apple now has five gorgeous trailers available for the film Kubo and the Two Strings, which is slated to be released August 19th, 2016 from Focus Features and the animation studio LAIKA.  It was directed by Travis Knight, who is probably best known for his work on Coraline and ParaNorman. The movie is based on Japanese folktales and promises “mystical …

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May 07

Film: ‘Microbe and Gasoline’

If you’re a fan of most all things Michel Gondry like I am, then you’ll be excited to hear that he has written another movie which will be in theaters July 1st: Microbe and Gasoline.  According to the movie’s press release, the movie is: Written and directed by Michel Gondry, this coming of age film follows two …

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May 01

Two Martial Arts Classics Restored and Return

King Hu’s classic movies Dragon Inn, which was originally released in 1967, and his 1971 film A Touch of Zen have been restored in 4K from the original camera negatives. A Touch of Zen started playing in theaters April 22nd, and Dragon Inn will be re-released in theaters on May 6th. Hu’s films have been very influential in the world of …

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Apr 22

Antoine Fuqua’s “Magnificent Seven” Trailer Released

The first trailer for Antoine Fuqua’s Magnificent Seven was released earlier this week. This tale of seven outlaws banding together to defend a town from attacks is a remake of the classic epic western of the same name. It has a star studded cast and appears to be very different, stylistically, from the 1960 version. The 1960 version …

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