Chocolate (Prachya Pinkaew)


Chocolate (Prachya Pinkaew) Maybe Prachya Pinkaew isn’t best known for his movie titles, or at least the English titles. What Pinkaew is known for is his Muay Thai movies “Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior” (who’s title is misleading because Ong-Bak was an idol, the warrior was Ting) and Tom yum goong, which in the U.S. was […]

Idiots and Angels (Bill Plympton)

Idiots and Angels

Idiots and Angels (Bill Plympton) Bill Plympton is probably best known for his political cartoons, which have been featured in many various newspapers. “Idiots and Angels” is a departure from the bluntness and pinpoint subjects of his newsworthy drawings. Instead, Plympton tackles much broader and less-definable human conditions, such as happiness, evil, self-content, and selfishness. […]

Land of Talk – Some Are Lakes

Land of Talk, the name, may be in reference to the internal dialogue of lead singer Lizzie Powell. Boldly and beautifully releasing all of the conversations she’s had with herself through song, Powell’s problems, ideas, and conflicts seem to be contrasted by the innocence and clarity of her vocals.

Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire (Danny Boyle, Co-Directed by Loveleen Tandan)big night, saturday, november 15 – starz denver film festival 2008 A story of destined love set in the slums of Mumbai may not be the expected next step for acclaimed director Danny Boyle (“Trainspotting,” “28 Days Later,” and “Sunshine”) but it is the step he took with […]

The Presets’ Kim Moyes

photo: Kane Skenner My stupidity convinced me that it would be a good idea to go to a slip-n-slide party and do some heavy drinking the night before I was to interview Kim Moyes from The Presets. But I did wake up at 8am the following morning, ready to receive a phone call from The […]