With Monday marking the midway point of my stay in Park City, here's a notebook dump on a few films I haven't had a chance to write about at length.
Tomorrow I leave Los Angeles for Park City, Utah, where I'll attend and report on the Sundance Film Festival for the seventh time in as many years. As a film critic and the editor of the Weekly's Film section, attending major film festivals (I go to Sundance, Cannes and Toronto) is the most importan ... More >>
Philosophy meets horror schlock in killer-tire saga
BY AARON HILLIS Until now, quirky French artist, electro-house musician, and filmmaker Quentin Dupieux--more commonly known by his pseudonym, Mr. Oizo--had reached his widest audience with a series of Levi's commercials in the UK featuring a head-banging yellow puppet. Dupieux/Mr. Oizo's c ... More >>
Via Grimy Goods: Baths will be playing at Amoeba Tuesday, February 1 @ 7pm. The Flying Lotus/Mr. Oizo labor of love has a super-interesting backstory:
Terrence Malick, Tintin and a killer psychokinetic tire
Our critics' picks for what to see and skip at this year's festival
Who Do You Love: Spleen United Vs. Mr. Oizo Tonight!