All posts tagged "head trip"

  • Community
    DC Film Beat: Metro Area Cinema for 8 May – 15 May

    Beginning today and running through Friday (May 11th), the AFI Silver will host the 11th Annual 48-Hour Film Project.  The setup is simple: filmmakers have to incorporate a specific a) genre, b) character, c) prop, and d) line of dialogue into their works; everything else is up to them.  Over four days,...

  • Entertainment
    Movie Review: He Found Life on Mars, But David Bowie’s Spirit Can’t Galvanize VELVET GOLDMINE

    Filmmaker Todd Haynes\’ David Bowie-inspired fantasia Velvet Goldmine suffers from a gaping void at its center. To wit: we are supposed to view glam-rock extraordinaire Brian Slade as a Pop Messiah, capable of inspiring near-murderous devotion from his fans—a mix of Jesus Christ, Oscar Wilde, and The Who\’s Tommy, if you will....

  • Community
    DC Film Beat: Metro Area Cinema for 21 June – 28 June

    Apologies for the brevity of this week\’s column.  It\’s the first week of summer, and the D.C. cinemas are providing cinema options with an appropriately hazy languor to match the summer heat.  Still, good movies are out there—beat the heat and seek them out! You got to love Larry Cohen.  The guy...