Don Verdean (Trailer)
Oct27

Don Verdean (Trailer)

Well color me intrigued by this trailer for Don Verdean, the latest film from director Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite). While Hess has whiffed fairly hard post-Napoleon Dynamite with Nacho Libre and Gentleman Broncos I’ve always been rooting for him and after watching this trailer, my hope springs eternal. Don Verdean is about a once famous archaeologist played by Sam Rockwell who gets hired to try and bring artifacts from the Holy...

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We’ve Never Seen So Many Stars “Digging for Fire”
Jul17

We’ve Never Seen So Many Stars “Digging for Fire”

Back when the Internet was just getting started and people were still relatively nice to one another in cinematic circles, I became friends online with a young, aspiring filmmaker named Joe Swanberg. Cut to 2015 and I’m still friends with him and still involved in film website type activities but my pal Joe is about to blow up, at least in cinematic terms. With 27 (!) directing credits to his name is just over a decade, Swanberg...

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