Monthly Archives: April 2012
Our coverage of Hot Docs continues with a preview of a story about the powerful online collective known as Anonymous.
We Are Legion: The Story Of The Hacktivists, Directed by Brian Knappenberger (93 minutes)
Quick Summary: A guide on the history and workings of the mysterious online group known as Anonymous, the hacker collective who is responsible for a number of recent establishment disruptive internet based actions.
Acceptable Twitter, Black Sabbath, Village Voice child porn?, Pepsi POP culture, Electronic Warner Bros. Film Scripts, Sundance takes London, Pokemon Art, Ice Cream Sandwich on your phone, Courtney Love Art, Art sell off, LG cloud….
Our coverage of Hot Docs continues with a preview of the Slovenian film, In The Year Of Hip Hop.
In The Year Of Hip Hop, Directed by Boris Petkovik (71 minutes)
Quick Summary: A survey of the genre of hip hop as expressed in an unlikely locale, the Republic Of Slovenia in Southeastern Europe.
An Affair Of The Heart, Directed by Sylvia Caminer (94 minutes)
Quick Summary: A portrayal of the Rick Springfield super fans, many of whom feel a special and personal connection to the well known star of long running soap General Hospital and creator of the 80s smash hit song Jessie’s Girl.
Everyone is buzzing today as the Space Shuttle Enterprise flies over the New York City skyline. Landing at JFK on top of turbo jet, it was quite a sight. Sadly I did miss seeing it in person but I did spot some photos that pals posted on Instagram of it soaring through the air in Manhattan. I also managed to seek out a couple of on-line news stories about it. This weekend I am off
from Daily Mail
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
As I am walking towards the theatre I am a bit nervous, this will be the third time I have seen Frank Turner. I had the best possible introduction, it was during an early show at the Dakota Tavern, an intimate setting where he played with just his guitar and it honestly felt you were in your friend’s home. It was pretty perfect and as a result,
This week meet:
- Where are you?
I was in ‘the bathroom’ when I got these – now I’m in the kitchen.
- If, starting today, you could only listen to one record/cd/digital album for six months, what would it be?
Ben Folds Five – Ben Folds Five
- What is your ultimate couch (burn out/hangover) day entertainment?
I’m a talented sleeper and can go back into my dreams when I wake up so I would start with a bit of that for a while, then I’d have coffee, get up and spend the day in the cinema hopping from film to film.
We had the good fortune to be able to secure a few advance screeners for some of our top Hot Docs film picks. Here are our first two previews for Ethel and The Man That Got Away.
Ethel, Directed by Rory Kennedy (97 minutes)
Quick Summary: A portrait of Ethel Kennedy, wife of the late Robert Kennedy, directed by her youngest daughter, Rory Kennedy. The film looks at the life and times of Ethel as a mother of 11 children and the woman behind one of America’s great political leaders and social activists.
from Hollywood Reporter
from BBC News