more by M. Faust
If you’re among those who can’t wait for November and the tenth edition of the Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival, here’s good news: you only have to wait until next week! In case you missed the memo, Buffalo Dreams has been moved up this year, to Friday, Aug.
As summer starts to wind down, the death grip of Disney product on area theaters finally loosens, making room for some films that are not about superheroes or talking animals.
In Paris on March 22, 1895, France’s Lumiere Brothers presented to an audience of 200 people results of their patented cinématographe, a moving picture camera.
In honor of musical parodist “Weird Al” Yankovic’s appearance at Artpark tonight (with an orchestra, yet), I dug up this interview I did with him many moons ago. How many? To be honest, I really don’t know.
Think of popular music of the late 1960s and you’re likely to think of the Beatles and the whole “British invasion” that crossed the Atlantic with them. But American music more than held up its own end, as demonstrated by this vaguely conceived but entertaining documentary.
I’m not going to lie to you: I was not in a big rush to watch any screener of a movie with the cutesy title of The Biggest Little Farm. I like to eat as much as anyone, probably more, but that doesn’t mean I’m all that interested in knowing where it comes from.
Lately there seem to be two kinds of movies in theaters: stories that could never really happen because they are physically impossible (gotta keep those CGI guys employed), and movies that claim to be based on real stories.