Debbie Maples is a former heroin addict and street walker. I interviewed her for two days and then she disappeared. This is a teaser trailer to the seven minute documentary about her encounters with drugs and prostitution.
Before Edgar Wright and Wes Anderson, before Chuck Jones and Jackie Chan, there was Buster Keaton, one of the founding fathers of visual comedy. And nearly 100 years after he first appeared onscreen, we’re still learning from him. Today, i’d like to talk about the artistry (and the thinking) behind his gags. Press the CC button to see the names of the films.
Alexandre Desplat - Escape Concerto
Paul Simon - Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard
Mark Mothersbaugh - Piranhas Are a Very Tricky Species
Mark Mothersbaugh - Bookstore Robbery
Alexandre Desplat - The Lutz Police Militia
English Chamber Orchestra - Playful Pizzicato
Alexandre Desplat - Kristofferson’s Theme
Devo - Gut Feeling
Is there a better way of showing a text message in a film? How about the internet? Even though we’re well into the digital age, film is still ineffective at depicting the world we live in. Maybe the solution lies not in content, but in form.