Last year I started reviewing the many films I watch. Bit by bit, writing these reviews became my new “Art Project”, my main creative 'thing’ for 2021. I usually only write a short personal paragraph or two about each film. Here is the 2021 year-end summery with stats and a spreadsheet. I've continued with it now into the second year.
A semi-comprehensive listing of all the upcoming analog film screenings in the Chicago area, big and small. [more inside]
A list of exhibitors who intentionally show films on film (35mm, 16mm, whathaveyou) to the public — cinemas, festivals, museums, and itinerant groups. It started out as a news digest looking at (1) cinemas that are switching to digital technology and (2) cinemas that are choosing to preserve analog film exhibition in some form, but I kept finding so many interesting little pro-analog cinema projects that I had to make a list of them. [more inside]
A collection of frame enlargements I made of the mysterious photographs of (usually) women that sometimes appear in the unseen header footage of motion picture film. More will be added as I encounter them. [more inside]
Remote Viewing is a fortnightly podcast produced in Melbourne, Australia. It is the creation of a group of ravenous media consumers and focuses on Movies and Australian released dates. Remote Viewing also covers television, the internet, comics, novels and even video games, where their content bleeds into its core focus.