Every now and then Dave Kellett hits a grand slam (baseball or Denny’s – it’s all good) — today is one of those days.
This unlicensed, not authorized short film from Joe Sill is really, really good. Sill is a professional director so it’s not entirely surprising that the film looks so good but he also gets pretty naturalistic performances from all three main characters (Kara, her Dad and the X-Wing Pilot).
David Robert Jones died yesterday at age 69 — which seems way too young. I had no idea he was fighting liver cancer (which is reported as the cause of his death). I wouldn’t say Bowie is my favorite artist ever but you couldn’t help but be impressed by the vitality of his career. I have favorite songs from all parts of his career but a fondness for the overlooked stint with Tin Machine.
An interview with Joi Ito and Nick Negroponte looking back at the amazing inventions that have come out of MIT’s multi-disciplinary Media Lab.
Two Best of Trailers Mashups:
And David Erlich’s Countdown of the 25 Best Films of 2015: