Friday, December 28, 2007

My latest High Hat rant is up:

The Bottom Shelf: Year-End Edition.

My Top 10 of 2007 will follow soon on Screengrab, but meanwhile there are other lists to be devoured there at the Hat.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Walk Hard

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

As part of my continuing efforts to spread my evil influence - as well as keep the lights on - I am now a contributing blogger for the Screengrab,'s daily compendium of news, notes and nonsense from the world of film. My posts have already begun appearing, so do click early and often. Finally, an answer to the question, "What would get me to blog on a regular basis?" Why, money, of course!

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Kickass trailer for The Wire season five:

In the immortal words of Clay Davis, "Sheeeeeee-it."

Monday, December 17, 2007

Here's a new Recycle Bin: Tin Man

Friday, December 14, 2007

Margot at the Wedding

Alvin and the Chipmunks

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

The Meat City Beatniks

Many moons ago, Jim "Chief" Dryden wrote a short story called The Meat City Beatniks, loosely based on the travails of myself and then-roommate Andrew "Biz" Osbloon as struggling screenwriters in Los Angeles. Sometime after that, I adapted the story into a screenplay. Along the way, Jim, Andrew and I wrote some songs with Eric "Keys" Jacobson, and then later still, Andrew combined it all into a musical. Next summer...or sometime...that musical will finally reach theater screens...or DVD players...or YouTube. In fact, the trailer is now up on YouTube, and here it is:

Monday, December 03, 2007

My latest Recycle Bin column is up at Shuffleboil:

The Kubrick Monoliths