Carrboro Film Festival 2013 Recap

It was truly an honor to have our first short ‘Alphabet Soup’ be selected at this year’s Carrboro Film Festival (the 8th annual film festival at Carrboro). Kudos to Nic Beery and his staff for expanding to two days and two venues. It was a great event for the community and a wonderful gathering of […]

Lost in Translation – Movie Titles Around The World

In 2013, there is a movie titled “In The House”. But I didn’t quite understand why they needed to call it that, other than for consumer convenience.  “Dans La Maison” (its original title in 2012) was fine. The 2013 release in the US is in French with English subtitles and that’s fine with me, in […]

Movie Sequels, Trilogies, Prequels & Correlations in the Economy

We often hear about how Hollywood is churning out sequels left and right more so today than ever before. Even movies that were not that big are getting sequels these days (example: Grown Ups 2), or even movies that were full on flops (Smurfs 2?!), or sequels that should have long been killed (Scary Movie […]

Presidents Day Weekend – Faux President Movies

It’s Presidents Day Weekend. Great news for those with a day off because of it, which in this case actually includes me. And like we did for election day movies its time for a top 5 or 10 list. But who cares about the actual presidents, no this list is about “Faux presidents”. So no […]

Election Picks 2012 – Movies That Is

Dead Red Eyes Election picks (2012). Well not the actual election, but something that we are a bit more fond of. Here’s our ten picks for election based movies, just in time for that election day marathon when you don’t need to watch the news on every channel to see the same commentary over and […]

The Hurricane’s Eye For Movies

This post goes out to Sandy, that’s right, the hurricane hitting all of us on the East coast. Good day to stay in and watch movies. Movies with hurricanes, as if looking out the window wasn’t enough. Tough to find though.  Here’s a few for starters. The Perfect Storm (2000) – Big names such as Clooney […]