Monthly Archives: April 2013

New Reel In The Works

Sort of long overdo but I am finally working on a new reel for myself. The last one I did was like three years ago. As soon as it is done I will post it. Plus I will be recompressing … Continue reading

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Meeting William Friedkin

Admiring someone since you were a kid is something that can be a little intimidating when you get the chance to meet them. William Friedkin has been one of the filmmakers I’ve idolized and drew inspiration from since I was … Continue reading

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Within The Woods

In honor of the recently released remake of ‘Evil Dead‘, which I really liked, here is the original 8mm short film that Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell, and Rob Tapert made which gave them the inspiration, plus used to help raise … Continue reading

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Testing the Kessler Crane Pocket Jib Traveler

I got the new Pocket Jib Traveler from Kessler Crane and was able to test it out a little over the weekend. With winter slowly starting to dissipate in Chicago it has been too cold to go out and shoot … Continue reading

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30 Day Movie Challenge Part 3 In 3D – Day Three

What is one of your favorite films from the 1930’s? DODSWORTH (1936) D: William Wyler While there are so many other great films from this decade to choose from I always like to take the opportunity to recommend William Wyler’s … Continue reading

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Remembering Roger Ebert and Siskel And Ebert

Growing up the young film buff that I was it wasn’t easy finding information on movies. Before the internet you couldn’t find anything with a few simple key strokes but instead your source was the books available in the film … Continue reading

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30 Day Movie Challenge Part 3 In 3D – Day Two

What is one of your favorite film epics? BEN-HUR (1959) D: William Wyler This has always been one of my favorite epics on many levels. The story of Judah Ben-Hur which goes through the story of Rome in the time … Continue reading

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