Monday, April 4, 2011

Still More 2010 Film Minutae

Thanks to Steve Carlson, the 2010 Muriels ballots have been published. Mine is here. More later but a few quick caveats/errata:

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Dwell On These Things

Cyril the Squirrel Holding a Blue Balloon, Eliot Tatler, 4/3/2011
After watching Hitler, reading interviews with members of the Khmer Rouge, editing a show about child abductors/murderers, vomiting my way through biographies of L. Ron Hubbard and Joseph Smith...

Friday, April 1, 2011

The Road To Hell

And my White Elephant assignment is...

Atta Boy Mike

(The salient detail, of course, being Timothy Carey's entrance in the above video around the 4:22 mark.)

Today marks the fifth annual White Elephant Blog, of which I'm honored (and vexed) to be a part. I'll be delivering my piece a little late, hopefully by the stroke of midnight. I won't give away the name of what I was assigned but I will say that it's the story of a failed painter who decides to get into politics and becomes god for a mercifully short period of time.

I submitted a movie which I think is a small masterpiece but has a (deserved) reputation for being BONKERS.

I can't get the above song out of my head this morning, hence the link.