Michel Gondry is a man unafraid to let flights of fancy inform, and sometimes drive, his whimsically serious films, which include MOOD INDIGO and THE SCIENCE OF SLEEP. Yet in MICROBE AND GASOLINE, his semi-autobiographical film, he has kept his gift for magical realism in check, focusing instead on the magic of friendship at a… Read More »
Penny Lane — Purveyor of NUTS!
PennyLaneIsMyRealName.com is the name of her website, so it just seemed wrong to me to ask Penny Lane about her name. The URL pretty much sums it up. Instead, I focused on NUTS!, the thoroughly entertaining and thought-provoking film with which this energetic and eloquent filmmaker has gifted us. This scintillating documentary is the story of one… Read More »
LAST DAY OF FREEDOM — Dee Hibbert-Jones & Nomi Talisman Interview
Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman are first-time filmmakers whose short film, LAST DAY OF FREEDOM, has been short-listed for the Oscars™. The hand-drawn animation tells the story of Bill Babbitt and his beloved brother Manny, two men who were let down by the system in which they placed their trust. When Bill realizes that Manny… Read More »