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A blog and links to articles that look at product and marketing trends and ideas in the technology and media spaces. And other random stuff that I think about.

The Best Classic Movies for People Who Don’t Watch Older Films — IndieWire Critics Survey

IndieWire--A recent article argued that millennials don’t care about old movies. But maybe one film — the right film — could change their minds.
August 28, 2017 Go to IndieWire

10 Great Jerry Lewis Movies to Stream

NYTimes.com--This group of films demonstrates the breadth of Lewis’s talent as an actor, comedian and director.
August 25, 2017 Go to NYTimes.com

The Best TV Shows Critics Wrote Off but Then Grew to Love — IndieWire Survey

IndieWire--From “The Americans” to “Penny Dreadful,” these TV shows got a second chance at winning over critics who weren’t fans at first.
August 22, 2017 Go to IndieWire

TV Imports: The Best Foreign Netflix Shows to Binge, Part 3

IndieWire--From Nordic noir and a creepy Spanish boarding school to a lighthearted Danish comedy and Japanese reality series, there’s something for every binge craving.
August 21, 2017 Go to IndieWire

The 20 Best Movie Endings of the 21st Century

IndieWire--Shocking plot twists, grand gestures of love, and one enormous spider — these are the movie endings that stay with you forever.
August 18, 2017 Go to IndieWire

Blue Jay | Netflix

netflix--Two former high school sweethearts unexpectedly reunite in their old hometown, where they rediscover their magical bond and face a shared regret.
August 15, 2017 Go to netflix

Seven hacker documentaries you can’t miss

--To get a sense of hacker culture and how it has come to be what it is today, I’ve assembled the following list of excellent films that capture everything from old school hacking culture (that still lives on today) to cybercrime and cyberespionage.
August 11, 2017 Go to article


SPACE Gallery--This meditation on cinema’s past from Decasia director Bill Morrison pieces together the bizarre true history of a long-lost collection of 533 nitrate film prints from the early 1900s. Located just south of the Arctic Circle, Dawson City was settled in 1896 and became the center of the Canadian Gold Rush that brought 100,000 prospectors to the area. It was also the final stop for a distribution chain that sent prints and newsreels to the Yukon. The films were seldom, if ever, returned.
August 09, 2017 Go to SPACE Gallery

The 9 Most Troubled Movie Productions Since 2000

IndieWire--Terry Gilliam, Darren Aronofsky, and Lynne Ramsay have all been through production nightmares this century, and they certainly aren’t the only ones.
August 04, 2017 Go to IndieWire