Monthly Archives: August 2019

Completing a beautifully calibrated sound design for the film is something that thrills me to my soul. Alex and I created two mixes: one is stereo and one is 5.1 surround. The first one is for streaming and video, the … Continue reading

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3 things about Jackie Chan’s POLICE STORY

Police Story [1985] 1. Pencils as chopsticks. 2. Moped wrangle. 3. Christmas light “firepole.”

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Nicholas Coyle, who did such an amazing job on my previous film, has delivered the goods once again. Here’s an action shot of him doing his thing. Since Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago almost entirely consists of archival visuals, it … Continue reading

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3 things about Larry Cohen’s THE STUFF

The Stuff [1985] 1. “The man is not in proper operating order.” 2. Pillow full of stuff. 3. Garrett’s face on the floor.

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3 things about Agnès Varda’s CLEO FROM 5 TO 7

Cleo from 5 to 7 [1962] 1. The kitten plays with her robe. 2. Bombarded with all the lives going on around her at the cafe. 3. Are they about to kiss?

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3 things about Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA

Roma [2018] 1. Fermin’s jacket. 2. Balancing perfectly. 3. “I didn’t want her.” 3 other things.

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3 things about Robin Hardy’s THE WICKER MAN

The Wicker Man [1973] 1. Thumping on the walls. 2. Maypole dance. 3. Hand candelabra.

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3 things about Eric Friedler’s IT MUST SCHWING: THE BLUE NOTE STORY

It Must Schwing: The Blue Note Story [2018] 1. Herbie Hancock demonstrates Francis Wolff’s dance. 2. “He was a con man. A great drummer, no doubt about it. I was at Art’s funeral. There were four women there. All ‘Mrs. … Continue reading

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Alex Inglizian at Experimental Sound Studios in Chicago has begun work on the film’s sound design. After our last meeting we were strolling around the studio and found this t-shirt. That’s a drawing by our very own animator Lilli Carré! … Continue reading

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3 things about Hong Sang-soo’s CLAIRE’S CAMERA

Claire’s Camera [2017] 1. They sit at the table together in silence. She gets out her phone and Googles him. 2. A strange mural. 3. “I’m fifty!”

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