Movie City Indie Archive for July, 2012

Agnès Varda for Chris Marker

LA JETTE (1962)

Danny Boyle (2007, SUNSHINE)

[© Ray Pride.]

Danny Boyle’s Introduction In The Olympic Program

 

 

[Via Riz Ahmed. Click three times for largest size.]

Gerard Courant’s Cinematons: Julie Delpy (1984), Sam Fuller (1985)

From a 175-hour film comprised of 2,627 silent Super-8 portraits, each three minutes and twenty-five seconds long. [Via Dangerous Minds.]

Michael Moore On Gun Violence on PIERS MORGAN (2’29”)

When Siri Met Marty

Kevin Smith’s “Spoilers” Takes On Aurora (19’53”)

Ramin Bahrani’s ÉG ANDA for Sigur Rós (6’24”)

Trailering COSMOPOLIS (u.s.) (2’06”)

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“Brett Ratner’s Hilhaven Lodge is my second home, and Brett has become an essential force in world cinema whose star on the Walk of Fame will add fresh luster to that stellar sidewalk,” says James Toback. “Brett’s a wonderful person and a great storyteller. I’m working on a film for RatPac called ‘The Man Who Beat Vegas.’ I think it’s the best thing I’ve ever written, and it’s a contemporary Las Vegas story. ”

“Most of these women were in their early twenties. Most of them refused to go any further with him, but a few went to dinner, or to some sort of casting situation, or to someplace private… if the stories were just about some crazed sex addict who approaches thousands of women on the street trying to get laid, I wouldn’t be posting this now. I don’t want to be attacking every Hollywood douchebag who hits on countless women. That type of behavior isn’t cool, but I think it’s important to separate douchebaggery from any kind of sexual coercion. But the women I talked to who DID go someplace private with Toback, told stories that were worse than the women only accosted on the street… So I did what I could do in my impotent state – for over twenty years now, I’ve been bringing up James Toback every chance I could in groups of people. I couldn’t stop him, but I could warn people about him… I’ve been hoping the Weinstein/O’Reilly stuff would bring this vampire into the light (him and a couple others, frankly). So I was happy today to wake up to this story in the L. A. Times.”
~ James Gunn