Monday, March 02, 2009

Believer film issue...


...is out! Victoria Nelson on Guillermo del Toro...Atkinson on brain-scrambling Polish film posters...Heidi talks to Sam Mendes..."The Varieties of Cinematic Experience"...pieces on Jonas Mekas and The Exorcist and that Esperanto horror film (Incubus) that I've never managed to sit through...interviews with John Sayles, Mike Leigh...much much more...Patton Oswald...MUCH MORE..........The print copy has a DVD of Godard stuff!

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Blogger Brian Barker said...

Bill Shatner was not the first Hollywood star to use Esperanto, through his Incubus film. Charlie Chaplin used it in "The Great Dictator" on all the shop signs, and Laurel & Hardy used it their film "The Road to Morocco".

Parts of Charlie Chaplin's Esperanto contribution can be seen on http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8837438938991452670

4:26 PM  
Blogger Andrew said...

the believer is *so* 2003. over it!!!

just kidding

7:00 PM  
Blogger Egg Off-Kilter said...

I stayed up late watching Godard in USA. The next day, very sleepy, I went to a Light Industry presentation of the work of Ken Jacobs and met a guy named Jake. He said he had just finished editing and arranging a Godard film that he had bought five years ago for $500 not knowing how he would ever make use of it. He has made very good use of it indeed.

5:19 PM  

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