Sam's Town Point
"...Who could have guessed sorry, postulated that a movie about math would have such a fantasy and sci-fi feel?..."
"...Now, meet Jeffrey Travis. At 34, this longtime Austin resident didn't go to film school, made his first movie only four years ago, and can honestly be described as a happy family man with a wife and three kids..."
"..."A lot of what we'd done up to that point had been comedy, really," Swaynos says. "For instance, our short 'Theory, Fact, or Fiction?' is a parody of intelligent design, and it's almost, beat by beat, a parody of the [1982 Christian-oriented] movie Rock: It's Your Decision, but instead of questioning rock & roll, we're questioning gravity..."
"...Two projects that are almost certain to reap some incentives are Dallas-shot Prison Break, which has just started production for the coming season, and Austin-shot Friday Night Lights, which should start lensing any day now.And the Rest ... The animated Flatland: The Movie, based on Edwin A..."
"...Reese Witherspoon is reportedly sweatily nesting here while hubby Ryan Phillippe shoots the untitled war in Iraq film formerly known as Stop-Loss. And Quentin Tarantino can be found surprise watching movies at the Paramount and original Alamo Drafthouse..."
"...That's up-and-comer Jeffrey Travis for you. He's even signed Martin Sheen for Flatland: The Movie, a 30-minute film shooting this fall and aimed for use by teachers in the classroom..."
"...Bob Ray's Roller Derby doc, Hell on Wheels, screens Friday at the CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival in New York City... The soundtrack to Austin-shot Flatland: The Movie, with music by Kazimir Boyle, is out and available through CDBaby.com..."
"...Blasi’s Woman on Top traverses the globe from San Francisco to her native Brazil and uses food to paint a picture. During the writing phase, she would cook every meal in the movie as she was writing it..."
"...B-MOVIE RATS: Ugly as they can manage, middle finger flying in the face of the world, L.A.'s B-Movie Rats make punk rock the good ol' nasty way -- loud, fast, and senseless. Hailing from the land of style over substance, this old-school outfit wallows in the haze of neither..."
"..."That really blew my mind, because it was so different from the way people were being molded in L.A.," recalls Ford. "Eventually, Steeples and I began making these odd shorts and experimental films, which, after my move back to L.A., led to our first feature, in 1999, which was [a] cross-country road movie called Caravan Summer."..."
"...Torso Hell (1988): "Radio movie" about mutilated Vietnam vets, developed by Allen and artist Jacki Apple for Pacifica Radio's KPFK in 1986. High Performance Records...."
"...If Plainsong is ever made into a movie, it will be a romantic comedy starring Kevin Costner in a cowboy hat, and the producers will definitely make up for Haruf's integrity. But even Hollywood couldn't kill the glow of this book, such is its power..."