In a 2010 interview with The Daily Mirror, Prince declared that “The internet was completely over.” In 2010 he was more referring to the idea of putting your music online for consumption and taking issue with iTunes and companies like it for not paying artists their fair share for what they were giving the music… Read more »
Entries by David Carter
Sorry to Bother You: Born and Raised in a Postmodern Age I think one of the most wonderful parts about film of the ’80s, ’90s, and ’00s was the abundance and mainstreaming of postmodern films. These were decades where directors, writers, composers and artists were able to take the whole canon of film, music,… Read more »
“To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time. ” — James Baldwin Elvis was a hero to most But he never meant sh*t to me you see Straight up racist that sucker was Simple and plain Motherf*ck him and John… Read more »
Welcome to Score Keeping, a feature where I dive into overlooked and highly praised songs, scores and soundtracks that accompany great films.
Onscreen personas — I love ’em, and I suspect many of us do or else we wouldn’t go to see movies featuring our favorite A-list actors and cult commodities at the drop of a dime. There’s something comforting yet inherently fascinating to the idea of an actor or actress playing a character on top of… Read more »
At the beginning of the making of the documentary for Isao Takahata’s final film, The Tale of Princess Kaguya, someone behind the camera (presumably one of the two directors of the documentary) asks Takahata “What kind of movie are you trying to make with Princess Kaguya?” Takahata sits fidgeting on a couch, hand combing through… Read more »