Monday, November 27, 2006

Children of Men

Just got back from the press screening of Children of Men. The film was incredible. It paints quite possibly the scariest and most feasable picture of the world in 2027 when the world is incapable of having children. Clive Owen's character is entrusted with a young pregnant women to get her to a safe place called the Human Project. Meanwhile, there is a huge guerilla war happening and militant groups are tracking them trying to use the baby for their own agendas. The photography in the film is amazing and it has some of the most unbelievable long take sequences that I have ever seen. The film is released on Dec. 25th so now you know what you're going to see on Christmas day. Thank me later.

Sunday, November 26, 2006

let the races begin

So all of my projects are due in the next 2 weeks.
I shot everyday this break/weekend. I just hope that everything cuts together... then my heart attack will cease.

For my scene analysis class I shot 2 days at Guadalajara Grill, one of the best Mexican restaurants in Tucson. The owner was really nice about us shooting our scene, even though the whole restaurant was watching us when we shot wednesday night. I hope it only made their dinner more interesting.

I just got back from shooting another night for The Last Man. We have been shooting live ammunition so its been a lot of fun. We also shot our actors with blood capsules from a paintball gun. The director missed the pad he was suppose to shoot Santiago in and hit his shoulder. It made a sweet wealt. We are well into filming the 3rd Act and will be finished with prinicipal photography before Christmas, God willing.

Wednesday, November 15, 2006


IMDB says the film was still in post production at the end of August. It looks really interesting though.
"Two young women – one an Orthodox Jew, the other Muslim – meet and become friends as first-year teachers at a public school in Brooklyn. Over the course of the year they learn they share much in common, not least of which is that they are both going through arranged marriages."
The trailer can be found here.

Thursday, November 09, 2006

Good Times

1. My film screening went really well this last sunday. A lot of people came out to support. Even a friend of mine who has been living in Hawaii for some months now came to the screening during his really short visit to Tucson. I didn't win any awards but having my film play in the Fox theatre alone is an award.

2. My physical condition is really good right now just incase anyone was getting any ideas of trying to wrestle me or something. I'm taking challengers since I got all hyped up seeing this. (Thanks Hamed)

3. I'm super happy right now about Saddam being sentenced to death by hanging, Rumsfeld's resignation, and both the Senate and the House being changing majorities.

4. I saw Stranger Than Fiction tuesday night at a pre screening at the U of A and I really enjoyed it. Will Ferrell's best movie as of now, for sure. Expect a review sometime soon.