Grace Of My Heart by Allison Anders.

  One of the things I did during my brief jaunt to The Big Apple in 2001 was to walk from Times Square- where I was staying – and down Broadway to place my hand on the Brill Building. And I did. It was a hot summers day and I burnt my hand. It’s aContinue reading “Grace Of My Heart by Allison Anders.”

The Movie Game Meme: Karel Reisz

Over at Facebook, Allison Anders and a few other people tagged me in this Movie Game meme that’s been going around. Allison gave me the Czech  director Karel Reisz to blab about, so: A Karel Reisz film I love: Saturday Night, Sunday Morning, of course. Hard times enlivened by drinking, brawling and shagging. How coolContinue reading “The Movie Game Meme: Karel Reisz”

Top Telly: Southland

There’s been a lot of talk about Brit Grit recently- usually from me – and, more specifically, Brit Grit television – edgy, realistic crime drama such as Cracker, Gangsters and Luther. The US has also been deservedly praised for producing great crime shows like True Detective and Breaking Bad, of course. But one show that IContinue reading “Top Telly: Southland”


LARRY WESSEL and ICONOCLAST: THE MOVIE By Kent Adamson ICONOCLAST is a complex masterwork. A rare film, nearly four hours in length, that plays well in any format – on the big screen in a darkened movie theater, and also as a terrific 3 volume dvd set. I first saw it on the big screen,Continue reading “Guest Blog: LARRY WESSEL and ICONOCLAST: THE MOVIE By Kent Adamson”

Strutter : A film by Allison Anders & Kurt Voss

FYI: ‘Allison: film director/ screenwriter: “Gas Food Lodging” , “Mi Vida Loca” “Four Rooms”, “Grace Of My Heart” and “Things Behind The Sun” . Kurt: film director/screenwriter: “Delusion,” “Where The Day Takes You,” “Down and Out With The Dolls,” “Ghost on The Highway: A Portrait of Jeffrey Lee Pierce and The Gun Club” “Strutter” aContinue reading “Strutter : A film by Allison Anders & Kurt Voss”