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Portland Film Beat


Two of my heroes, film makers Bryan Hiltner and Michelle Vincig, participants of the former monthly screening series Attack of the Flix (I’ll write about it someday) were interviewed on the public access show Portland Film Beat. 33 more words


Ancient Wealth Documentaries Thursday - Watch: 'The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance' (2004)

Film notes on The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance

Synopsis courtesy of TopDocumentaryFilms:

“From a small Italian community in 15th-century Florence, the Medici family would rise to rule Europe in many ways. 182 more words

Seminal Cinema Outfit

Closing comment - Chim Chim Cher-ee, Mary Poppins turns 50

This week, Mary Poppins celebrated her 50th year on the silver screen. Fifty years since Dame Julie Andrews flew in on her umbrella and brought the loveable Mary into the homes and hearts of millions of people around the world. 247 more words


Grandma's Not a Toaster; A Short Film by Shawn Christensen

Even with the limited amount of work he has on the radar right now, Shawn Christensen is quickly becoming one of my favorite filmmakers. He first won my admiration at last year’s Hill Country Film Festival, where after screening my film there I saw his Academy Award Winning Short Film “Curfew”, which if it was online I’d have posted already. 85 more words


A Song of Ice and Fear

The end of summer approaches. I am writing on the last official day of the summer holidays, and only 48 hours until I begin working in a real school as a sort of real teacher. 314 more words


30 memories in 30 years | themed movie marathons

I grew up in a family where movies and television were rarely watched, and when they were, only in small doses. My first exposure to a movie marathon was in college. 107 more words


breaking news?

So apparently its breaking news that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got married on sunday. Am I the only one who thought they got married years ago? 141 more words