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Top 7 High School Movies

Well, it is that time of year when you kids go from sleeping in late to having to get up early and deal with a broken school system and the spawn of broken assholes. Hey, we had to deal with this shit too and we didn’t have iPads. However, you can take your rage out Read MoreRead More

What Jim Henson Teaches Us about Bridging Creative Integrity and Commercial Success

Maria Papova explores how Jim Henson bridged art and commerce as explored by Elizabeth Hyde Stevens’ book, “Mark Art Make Money: Lessons from Jim Henson on Fueling Your Creative Career” “Art suffers the moment other people start paying for it,” Hugh MacLeod proclaimed in Ignore Everybody, echoing a prevalent cultural sentiment. And yet there’s something terribly disheartening Read MoreRead More

22 video games Hollywood hopes will be Silver-Sscreen Gold

Making the leap from video game to movie franchise hasn’t been the most successful path, but that’s not stopping Hollywood from dipping into the latest generation of video games with devoted followings. Remember the days when movies based on video games were rare, and most actors and filmmakers stayed far away if they wanted to keep their Read MoreRead More

10 Tips On How To NOT Get Hired Again As A Production Assistant

Mike Wilkinson dispenses ten easy to do tips on how to avoid that annoying call from potential employers. 1. Be late, or simply don’t show up at all. You played too much GTA last night, had a few (7) beers with your friends and just feel like skipping out on your obligations? Cool bro! Enjoy Read MoreRead More

Making a Movie is Easy: A 3 Step Process That Worked for “Prisoners”

Adam Kolbrenner recounts the personal journey of getting “Prisoners” made and distributed. They say getting a movie made is harder now than it has ever been. They said that last year, too. And the year before that. And so on, as long as any of us remember. I’m here to tell you it’s so easy! For the Read MoreRead More

Science-fiction Cinema’s Richest Era Began with Two Films That Use the Future to Talk about the Present

Keith Phipps explores the rich age of science fiction cinema  which began in the late 60s and faded away by the mid 80s. Look up in the sky, and consider for a moment that everyone living today thinks about what’s up there much differently than people just a century ago. The years between have brought Read MoreRead More

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