INTERVIEW: ‘Cold Weather’ director Aaron Katz

Posted by · 7:12 pm · November 3rd, 2010

When the director of a gentle indie character study—even one joshingly praised as “mumblecore with a plot” by certain critics—cheerfully tells you that his next project is more of a “werewolf buddy cop comedy,” you could be forgiven for expecting a thick veil of irony to cover the remark. But Aaron Katz, it turns out, […]

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Wishing luck

Posted by · 7:20 am · October 26th, 2008

I haven’t seen Chad Hartigan’s “Luke and Brie are on a First Date” yet.  Hopefully I’ll amend that soon enough, but the film is on the festival circuit now and hoping to land some kind of distribution.  I want to take a moment here to wish him and the film the best of luck, fresh […]

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The top 10 shots of 2007: part one

Posted by · 12:22 am · February 21st, 2008

2007 was, to my mind, the greatest year for cinematography in a long, long time.  I can’t recall the last time I was so thoroughly impressed with the visual artistry of film after film like I was last year, and I attribute that to the intriguing spark of creativity underway in the film medium as […]

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