With ongoing Sydney lockdowns, the festival was conducted online and on demand. Challenged myself with a 4-Film pass; my shortlist for this year, and their two line reviews: 1. Sleeze Lake: Vanlife at its Lowest & Best A glimpse into a specific place and point in time of a one-off DIY hedonistic weekend that didn’tContinue reading “2021 Sydney Underground Film Festival Notes”
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2016 Sydney Film Festival Notes
Adidas Yeezy-Boost 350 SPLY Kaufen Lucky to catch six films this year! Here we go: 1. Lo & Behold: Reveries of the Connected World Werner Herzog’s take on the impact the internet has had on the world via ten short stories. Great subjects which were mostly explored on the surface. Light entertainment for potentially heavyContinue reading “2016 Sydney Film Festival Notes”
SxSW 2015 Film Notes
Had to be a bit strategic this year with how I fit everything into the schedule; frontloaded the interactive program considering there was some work-related stuff and had to consider a few colleagues who joined me, then catching up on all the films in the second half of the festival once I had some time toContinue reading “SxSW 2015 Film Notes”
Brilliant short, in a “Steve-Buscemi-in-Billy-Madison” sorta way.
Peluca – the original short film Napoleon Dynamite was based on
James Nares – Street
The full film is 61 minutes long of high fps bliss
Claude Speeed – Some Other Guy
Stuart Turner, aka Claude Speeed, paired his ominous and droney track Some Other Guy with Peter Marsden’s explorations of New York after dark. Result below – I recommend headphones and a large screen.
I Miss Drugs
Finding Vivian Maier
A documentary about a guy who pieces together Vivian Maier’s story after uncovering tens of thousands of her amazing photo negatives of candid street life that never got to see the light of day until after she passed away. A lot of the photos featured in the movie were brilliant.