Tag: coppola

  • Movies and Magic and Mustaches

    Movies and Magic and Mustaches

    When we were in production on Pill Head, I ran to the local deli to pick up sandwiches because, this being a nano-budget indie, it was sandwiches for dinner personally delivered by yours truly, the director. Fresh from the set, I must have entered the deli aisle with an added flourish — after all, I…

  • A Girl, a Gun and an iPhone: All You Need to Make a Movie

    A Girl, a Gun and an iPhone: All You Need to Make a Movie

    Summer movie season is upon us. Well, it’s technically been here since May because, like climate change, Hollywood can adjust the seasons seemingly at will. At your local cinemas, iron-clad playboys flex computer-enhanced muscles whilst spaceships go where no man has gone before – again. It’s a dizzying display of predictable imagineering, so pixel-perfect that…

  • iPhone feature film on horizon?

    Dial M for Movie Zealous geeks have their own version of the Rapture and Armageddon, neither of which is terribly apocalyptic unless, you know, one needs to reboot HAL or something. If this were an SAT-style analogy, it would go something like “Armageddon is to the Singularity as the Rapture is to ______.” The correct…

  • Dial M for Movie: Will iPhone change how we make movies?

    Zealous geeks have their own version of the Rapture and Armageddon, neither of which is terribly apocalyptic unless, you know, one needs to reboot HAL or something. If this were an SAT-style analogy, it would go something like “Armageddon is to the Singularity as the Rapture is to ______.” The correct answer? (a) Convergence; (b)…