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I Love L A...

By Batman, published on Jun 19, 2008

I've lived here all my life, so, my opinion is probably biased. In fact, I was born in Hollywood, CA, USA probably the most famous suburb of Los Angeles there is. The thing I like about LA is that it's extremely diverse, or to put more simply, just plain big. Of course, this may be a function of the county as opposed to the city itself.

This may be a matter of perspective. I live about ten to fifteen minutes south of LAX depending on which lights I miss, in one of the beach towns. But when I tell someone I meet online where I live, I usually just say, "LA." Of course, their followup... (more)

Tags: baseball, los angeles, football, hockey, jazz, movie, hollywood

How To Write a Movie in 21 Minutes

By Batman, published on Dec 29, 2007

With all the do it yourself in a weekend type festivals cropping up, it's no longer practical to take your time to write a short film. When getting ready for something like The 168 Film Festival, time is of the essence. So, with apologies to Viki King, I've set out to enumerate the steps to take to write your movie quickly.

For the 168, you're provided with a theme. You get this long before your actual clock starts. Without doing any actual writing, you can be thinking on how the theme will relate to the verse you get when pre-production week starts. You can also round up your various... (more)

Tags: jesus, god, bible, 168 project

What Do You Do For a Living?

By Batman, published on Jun 9, 2007

I got asked this the other day. I didn't know how to respond right away, however, when I want to mess with people's heads, I reply: I play poker. To which they'll almost always respond, You play poker? Now, since you can't hear the inflection in their collective voices when they respond, it's usually in one of two ways. Either, unbelievably, as in, "What, are you nuts?" or, interested like, "Cool!" The "What, are you nuts?" faction, herein after referred to as simply, 'nuts', usually walk away with a strange look on their face, after they've asked the follow up question with the sound of... (more)

Tags: movie

How Many Film Festivals Can There Possibly Be?

By Batman, published on May 25, 2007

Well, I'm here to tell you. This comes up because right now, the most famous festival, the Cannes Film Festival, is taking place in, you guessed it, Cannes. Which is apparently a French word meaning, "Film Festival." In any case, a quick check of the site will tell you that there are more film festivals each year than there are days of the year. You've probably heard of Cannes, not to mention Toronto and Sundance, and maybe even Telluride. And just recently, I heard about a new one dealing with movies shot on of all things, your cell phone. I've told you about the... (more)

Tags: movie, environment

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