Tag Archives: Roger Ebert

Mad Cutting Rates

Special Bonus Entry! (Via The A.V. Club) Vashi Neodomansky tried an experiment- he played five movies The Bourne Ultimatum, Mad Max: Fury Road, Domino, Taken 3, and Resident Evil: Apocalypse at 12x normal speed, and created this video to let … Continue reading

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In Memory of Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert passed away yesterday, at the age of 70, as you’ve no doubt heard. There’s no way I can match the poignancy of the eulogies written by people who knew Roger and his work far better than I did. … Continue reading

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L’Affaire Farewell

I don’t usually make a blanket recommendation of a movie, but I want to make an exception. Mainly it’s because I found this one while browsing Netflix- it was not recommended to me- and liked it so much I was … Continue reading

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Writing The Western Update VIII: In the Thick of Act III and Sergio Leone!

I’m sorry for the lack of updates, I’ve had to lay low for a while. I was able to get some work done on 10/15/11 and 10/17/11, when I got through two more scenes. We’re now into Act III, which … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th Part I: Andrew Watches Friday the 13th

A few weeks ago, Netflix expanded its Watch Instantly library, and I began a Super Secret Project. I would watch several entries from the Friday the 13th franchise, and provide you all with a five-part series about it, aided, of … Continue reading

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Andrew’s Blog- Now in 3D!

Or not. Sorry. But to make up for it, here’s Roger Ebert on a (possibly insurmountable?) problem for 3D films. He posts a letter from Walter Murch, a highly respected editor and sound designer. Murch says that the 3D illusion … Continue reading

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Why I Like Animation

Roger Ebert has posted his list of favorite animated films from last year. I’ve heard of all of them, and seen two. The rest are either in my Netflix queue, or soon will be. It looks like a strong bunch- … Continue reading

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