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November 19 at 8:30am

“Cinema Is The Ultimate Pervert Art”

‘Cinema is the ultimate pervert art. It doesn’t give you what you desire – it tells you how to desire’ – Slavoj Zizek

I want a third pill! A pill that would enable that would enable me to perceive the reality within illusion itself!

Buy the DVD here.  You deserve it.


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November 17 at 10:00am

The History Of Punk Rock On The LES

Ever since I accidentally stumbled in to a show and found Jeffrey Lewis performing, I have found him one of the most inspiring, delightful, & Must Listen artists of any sort.  Music, comics, and history.  I have posted him many times before.

Today, give your self a history listen, of the music form that made me want to get camera. [...]


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November 16 at 8:30am

This Scene Is An Entire Movie (And Music Video)

You know how when you are too close to something you can’t even see it?  Sometimes I find myself in a movie and I miss the true glory of a particular scene.  Taken out of context, some work shines even brighter.

I love this scene.

To me it is “Desire”.  I watch it and I hear Bob Dylan’s album and the whole Rolling Thunder tour (or at least the recordings of it that I have heard).  I love the longing, the inexplicability, the recognition, the silliness and the passion.  And the song is great too.


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November 14 at 4:00pm

My Love Poem To Isabelle Huppert & French Cinema

The SF Film Society Event for the French Film Festival of San Francisco from LaFrenchTV on Vimeo.

My enthusiasm cup runeth over.  


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November 10 at 10:30am

“Get Hip ‘Lil Doggie”

Go ahead, try to tell me that this is not where “Gangnam Style” got it’s horse.

After all, “He was raised on local weed…”. “Yipee!”

Added Bonus: South Park Gangnam Style


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November 4 at 11:00am

“Stanley Kubrick Enters The Ring”

My former assistant on Adventureland, Jon Dieringer, co-directed this video essay. He also is an independent curator and the editor and publisher of Screen Slate, a fantastic daily online resource for listings and commentary of New York City repertory film and independent media.

Read more: http://lightbox.time.com/2012/11/01/from-photography-to-film-stanley-kubrick-enters-the-ring/#ixzz2AyxmIHeo

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November 3 at 10:00am

How Great Is This? Daniel Johnston & The Swell Season

If you have yet to give yourself the pleasure wallop of seeing and hearing Daniel, I don’t want you “to be free of hope”… so….


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