The Articles

The Epic Old Milwaukee Superbowl Ad You Didn’t See

February 7, 2013 by Commercials

This is the best ad of the Superbowl, yet it only played in three cities in Texas, Oklahoma and Montana.

I dunno. … Continue Reading

Awesome Original Talent

February 1, 2013 by Music Video

Caitlin Rose is one of our favorite up-and-comers here at PCN. Have a look at her solo performance in Santa Monica last week. The song is an original piece written and composed by miss Rose. Just brilliant. … Continue Reading

The Challenges of Conversational Journalism

January 26, 2013 by Journalism

Jason Kottke with an illuminating piece on conversational journalism. In the article he reveals the the stark contrasts between the loud, well known journalists who speak as if they know something about everything, and the often overlooked experts who have more right than anyone to tell us about their specific field.

Kottke uses the Manti Te’o’s fake girlfriend story and the Beyonce inaugural lip-sync controversy to illustrate his point. What he uncovers is extraordinary. It’s the best article you’ll read all weekend.

Sellebrity: A Fantastic Doc About the Paparazzi

January 24, 2013 by Documentary, Screening Room

$ellebrity is a documentary about paparazzi culture and its origins. The movie was produced and directed Kevin Mazur who is himself a celebrity photographer.

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Joaquin Phoenix Gives My Favorite Acceptance Speech So Far

January 23, 2013 by Hollywood

Initially the Huffington Post ran this under the headline Joaquin Phoenix Gives Bizarre Statement After Winning Award.

There’s nothing bizarre about it. It’s honest, awesome and calls attention to some of the below the line folk who are critical to making a movie. … Continue Reading

JEJ is Back on CNN

January 22, 2013 by Off Topic Yet Fascinating

Jeff Zucker started his new gig at CNN World Wide on a bass note. He brought back the twenty year old audio tag done by James Earl Jones. I don’t know why I find that so cool, but when they got rid of the JEJ’s voice on the news network, I really kind of missed it.

I wonder if the JEJ would do a little something for PhotoCine News. I can hear it now; “This is PCN.”

Don’t look at me so funny, I can dream.

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