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by KOS
Sun Apr 01, 2007 1:43 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: April 2007
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Views: 45502

Cory Doctorow and other irrelevancies

Name: KOS Source: unca20070528.htm Doctorow spouts off regularly over at Locusmag.com about how the Internet wants be free for you and me and similar drivel. He also like to write there about how opera and novels are equally dead art forms and that old movies without CGI are worthless and boring to...
by KOS
Fri Mar 30, 2007 12:21 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43290

Belligerent Man-Child!

Name: KOS Source: unca20070528.htm Benjamin Winfield: Chuckling softly, from a distance I admire your ability to discern the very core of my being: roseate and firm, like a puckered and sun-withered half-of-a -pomegranate, I am indeed a somewhat wizened man-child who is by turns belligerent and sen...
by KOS
Mon Mar 26, 2007 11:48 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43290

The Great Debate and that movie with three in the name

Name: KOS Source: unca20070528.htm Anent JO and BS putting their screeds in book form: well I -did- say edited, didn't I? RE: The movie with the three in its' title. I was in a Virgin mega-store, with a few minutes to spend and there it was, and only $9.95 plus. My response four hours plus later? C...
by KOS
Sun Mar 25, 2007 4:46 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43290

Josh and Brad

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm I'm serious here. You guys ought to put this stuff together, rewritten and edited, and publish the book. But do it remotely. I don't want youse guys in the same room. As for the opening scene of Hou Hsiao-hsien's CAFE LUMIERE being "unwritable": I have not seen th...
by KOS
Fri Mar 23, 2007 11:52 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43290

back in my day

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm Back in my day? No pissing contest. it is your day, and it is still my day. BUT- But, no one painted you as a weakling. Except. Except in your own post where you touted your frustration at your temperamental unsuitability to be a director. Perhaps my point is that...
by KOS
Fri Mar 23, 2007 4:00 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43290

Screenwriter books

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm Film School: While film school is full of kids who expect to be the next auteur, USC has had for decades a dual track: "Production" and "Critical Studies". Everyone takes the basic production classes, and they encourage the "Production" kiddies to take a few theor...
by KOS
Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:25 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43290

Scottish Dish

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm So Josh: Would the director who hogged the mic and left almost no time for the actual writer of the screenplay by any chance be a "Scottish Dish" often served on Bobby's Birthday? Auteurism took money from my pocket: a director rewrote my script, adding a bizarre ...
by KOS
Tue Mar 20, 2007 12:27 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43290

Realisation, Regierung and Direction

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm This is so ridic: A writer can TRY to get a "no rewrite clause" in a contract for a script. Whether that is good for the writer, or the film or the frigging man in the moon is not the point. Criminy, the frigging Caterer can try to get a "FInal Cut" clause in his ...
by KOS
Mon Mar 19, 2007 11:58 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43290

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm RE: "the expectation is that Co-Op scribes will not simply try to outlaw rewrites of their scripts, because chances are those films won't get made and the writers won't get paid. If a new draft by another writer is going to mean landing a superstar who will get a ...
by KOS
Sat Mar 17, 2007 2:15 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43290

That

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm Those must be really HOT stories in "Sex Gang", to judge by the wear on the book as described in the ad: "Condition is Very Good (see scan): Covers and spine have reading and other creases, scrapes, edge wear and considerable rubbing marks..." Considerable rubbing...
by KOS
Thu Mar 15, 2007 10:19 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43290

Pinks

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm I ate a hot dog once at Pinks. It was a good hot dog. I would like to eat a hot dog at Pinks again. I think it would be nice. I think it would be fun if Mr. Ellison and all of the nice people who are going to see Mr. Ellison's movie about himself would all go to P...
by KOS
Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43290

eleemosynary

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm Okay, so I have these wild dreams. Extremely vivid, realistic, with character development and plot, all that jazz. Most every night. So the other morning the other half of my Death Match Bed Wrestling Team asks as I pour my cofee, "Any good dreams?", and I answer ...
by KOS
Sun Mar 11, 2007 1:23 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43290

Oh dear

Name: KOS
Source: unca20070325.htm
Someone tried to argue with Frank using facts!

Oh dear.

That's like hunting elepahnt with a slingshot.

Never gonna work.

Facts just roll off that thick hide.

You got to love it.

I'm getting my tickets for the screening. Nyah nyah.

KOS
by KOS
Fri Mar 09, 2007 2:23 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43290

Violence in movies, and monsters

Name: KOS Source: unca20070325.htm While I do NOT go see the current horror films such as the "Saw" series and "Hostel", I am aware of the extent and amount of violence depicted therein. I also remember how violent many films of the late Sixties and early to mid-seventies were. "Bonnie and Clyde", ...
by KOS
Mon Mar 05, 2007 11:52 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 43290

Harlan and

Name: kos Source: unca20070325.htm Reportedly Harlan also can determine if a female is a virgin by means of five minutes seemingly innocuous conversation. This is a skill that may well explain how HE determines his otherwise inexplicaby apt behavior in handling crowds. He reads people, in large num...

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