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Entries from November 2006

Loss of a Icon: Robert Altman

November 21st, 2006 · No Comments

I just learned that Robert Altman passed away today at the age of 81. He was one of those directors that changed cinema. He directed 87 films and television projects during his career. That is astonishing. The one moment I will never forget was when he accepted the 2006 Lifetime Achievement […]

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Seinfeld’s KKKramer Unmasked

November 20th, 2006 · 3 Comments

Michael Richard’s fun loving character Kramer from Seinfeld looses his cool.
Hey Cozmo, you’re supposed to wait until the rally.
To watch him hit rock bottom click here.

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2007 Oscar Shortlist For Best Documentary

November 20th, 2006 · No Comments

These are the fifteen documentaries that are up for best documentary for the 2007 Oscars. Branch members will now select the five nominees which will announced on January 23, 2007. I’m pulling for Deborah Scranton and “The War Tapes,” if you haven’t heard the conversation I had with her you can listen to […]

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Upcoming Conversation: Micah Moore

November 19th, 2006 · 2 Comments

Micah Moore is an Independent filmmaker living in Greensboro, North Carolina. Micha is a jack of all talents: he is a writer, director, producer, actor, musician, artist, cinematographer/videographer, photographer, graphic artist, and fight choreographer… I know I’m missing something. I’m opening this up for you to help with the conversation. Explore and […]

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Short Film Friday: Dick Fiction

November 17th, 2006 · No Comments

This is brilliant.

Written and Directed by Bill Caco

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Greensboro’s Child is Downloadable

November 16th, 2006 · No Comments

Last night I finally converted my documentary, “Greensboro’s Child” into a mp4 so everyone can download it and play it on your computer or ipod. It won’t work with Zune, actually who knows if it will. My god Zune won’t even work with it’s sister operating system Vista.
To download the film you should […]

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Tis The Season For HDTV

November 15th, 2006 · No Comments

If you have never heard of dealmac you need to go there and sign up. It is by far the best way to shop for anything MAC or electronic. I got an email from their alerts… Not sure how long this deal will last but check it out.
The Emprex HD-3701 37″ Widescreen LCD […]

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AT&T: Your World. Delivered. (To The NSA)

November 15th, 2006 · 1 Comment

I know this story was out months ago but I feel that it is very poignant on how the Major Telecoms are treating Net Neutrality.
Ryan Singel of Wired Magazine reported:
AT&T provided National Security Agency eavesdroppers with full access to its customers’ phone calls, and shunted its customers’ Internet traffic to data-mining equipment installed in a […]

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How Dare They

November 13th, 2006 · 1 Comment

When I sit back and think about how important holding Net Neutrality is I shiver. Watch this short film put together by Four Eyed Monsters and then tell everyone you know to go to their site and participate in this

I can no longer be neutral on this. I am willing to fight to […]

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Reading is FUNdamental

November 13th, 2006 · 2 Comments

“The Art of The Documentary” by Megan Cunningham, was a book I received as a gift last Christmas. It got ruined when our apartment had water damage from the apartment above us in July of this year. So my beautiful wife bought me another copy as a gift. I’m now only getting […]

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