Monthly Archives: December 2012

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The Thief of Bagdad (1924)

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“Happiness must be earned.” I wish I could write that I couldn’t find the proper words to describe how I felt when I first saw the trailer for the new DCP restoration of the 1924 Raoul Walsh silent classic The … Continue reading

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DP/30: John Krasinski On ‘Promised Land’

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Gus Van Sant’s newest film Promised Land opens today in theaters.  Matt Damon and John Krasinski both wrote, produce, and star in this story about two corporate salespeople (Damon, Frances McDormand) who visit a rural town in an attempt to … Continue reading

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DP/30: Gus Van Sant On ‘Promised Land’

Gus Van Sant’s newest film Promised Land opens today in theaters.  Matt Damon and John Krasinski both wrote, produce, and star in this story about two corporate salespeople (Damon, Frances McDormand) who visit a rural town in an attempt to … Continue reading

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DP/30: Emayatzy Corinealdi On ‘Middle of Nowhere’

Ava DuVernay’s most recent film was the criminally underseen Middle of Nowhere.  The film features Emayatzy Corinealdi in an incredible breakthrough performance as Ruby, a nurse who had to abandon med school while waiting four years for her husband to … Continue reading

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DP/30: Samuel L. Jackson On ‘Django Unchained’

Quentin Tarantino’s newest film Django Unchained is now in theaters.  Among the supporting cast is Samuel L. Jackson, who plays a house slave named Stephen who is owned by Leonardo DiCaprio’s brutal Calvin Candie.  Jackson recently sat down with DP/30 … Continue reading

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Quentin Tarantino: An Appreciation Part Two

(continued from Quentin Tarantino: An Appreciation Part One) Largely inspired by the 1973 Japanese film Lady Snowblood, Tarantino’s follow-up to Jackie Brown was originally intended as one epic film, but the running time clocked in at over four hours and … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Aardman Animation

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Aardman, the animation studio responsible for the Wallace and Gromit shorts, Creature Comforts, and the feature films Chicken Run, Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Flushed Away, Arthur Christmas, and The Pirates! Band of Misfits, has created a … Continue reading