All posts tagged: film

Review: Zeroville, by Steve Erickson (2007)

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books / film

Musical Accompaniment: “The Right Profile”, by The Clash: I feel like I’ve been reading a lot of novels about the movies and Hollywood lately, and with the exception of Marisha Pessl’s Night Film they’ve all been pretty stellar. I even re-read Theodore Roszak’s Flicker after being so disappointed by Pessl’s book, and was pretty pleased to see that it still held up after all these years. Based on a recommendation I picked up Steve Erickson’s […]

Sitting in the Dark With Strangers 2010: Part One

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sitting in the dark with strangers

I go to the movie theatre a lot. E. works at the fabulous art cinema here in town, and hooks me up from time to time. Also, I use a lot of the free tickets studios send to the store, although those are rarely for movies that are any good. The preview tix are normally for movies that need good buzz before they come out, or for movies that are “nerd-friendly” and desperately hope to […]