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Lizzy Caplan Shows The Truth About Fashion Films

February 7, 2013 by Comedy, News

Here’s a funny snarky look at fashion films. I didn’t realize it was a spoof when I started watching and I groaned about how the opening scene was such a cliche in these kinds of videos. Joke was on me because it was supposed to be a cliche. BTW, quit having models drag their hands across grass, wheat, fur, water or glass. If that’s all you can think of to show motion go back to shooting stills. You can add that to my rant about shooting out of focus transitions in my previous article Your Bokeh is Confusing My Circles or to 12 Steps to Bad Fashion Films. … Continue Reading

F***IN Cruise Ship Tour

This video is not to be f***in missed. … Continue Reading

Sleep Walk With Me

If you’re wondering which movie is going to be the sleeper hit this year, run out and see Mike Birbiglia’s Sleep Walk With Me. It is one of the most original, funny, sweet movies I have ever seen.

I predict that this is going to have a slow consistent rise and then one morning, about two months from now, everyone will be talking about this flick. Great writing, acting and directing, Sleep Walk With Me gets a spot in the Screening Room.

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Easy To Assemble – DSLR Web Series For Ikea

Actress Illeana Douglas (I love her) created a web series called Easy to Assemble and sold it to Ikea. The behind the scenes photo in the OnlineVideo.net article show them using a Canon DSLR for video production. What I like about this story is that Illeana had an idea and ran with it. Inexpensive HDSLR cameras allowed her to affordably produce content that a major retailer wanted to get behind.
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Even Adjust Your Race

January 12, 2012 by Comedy

Brilliant beauty secrets by Jesse Rosten. Don’t miss this one, especially if your a fashion shooter.

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Buy the Thing – Louis CK at the Beacon Theater

December 12, 2011 by Comedy

No DRM, no regional restrictions, no crap. You can download this file, play it as much as you like, burn it to a DVD, whatever.

Louis CK, is one of the funniest comics working. And now he has released his own live performance for five bucks.

I honestly wonder what the middle management and the sycophant crews in Hollywood are going to for a job in a few years. Watch the outtake below if you need to be convinced to fork over tomorrows latte’ money.

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