I recently watched Trapeze on TCM (really the only place on TV to watch movies – proper aspect ratio, no commercials or editing — but I digress.). I started watching for Burt Lancaster, but as it went on, I enjoyed Tony Curtis’ performance more and more. He was
According to Gamepro.com, Steve Wiebe — the schoolteacher/arcade whiz profiled in the Donkey Kong documentary The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (which showed at one of our Lost Marbles Geek Nights in August) — has recaptured the record from Billy Mitchell, the same man he dueled with
Audible.com is celebrating their release of a series of Woody Allen audiobooks (including Without Feathers, Getting Even, Mere Anarchy and Side Effects) by giving away free downloads of Woody’s short story “The Apology” – read by Woody himself. To get the story, you do have to sign up for
Courtesy of newgrounds.com, The Room Tribute game is online! Check it out here: http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/547307 It’ll tear you apart! And don’t miss the 1 year anniversary screening of The Room on Saturday September 18 at 11:45pm.
We have yet to program a proper tribute to Dennis Hopper (don’t worry, we’ll get around to it!), but in the mean time, here’s an excellent video essay/appreciation by Matt Zoller Seitz of the Museum of the Moving Image.
Stonewall Uprising is a new documentary about the growing gay rights movement in the late 60s that included a major riot outside the Stonewall, a New York City gay bar that was raided by police until one night in the summer of 1969, when its patrons refused to
“Movies are the memories of our lifetime. We need to keep them alive.” That’s part of what Martin Scorsese had to say in his speech at the Golden Globes about the importance of preserving old. You can hear and see the rest of what he had to say here: