Managing Editor at 4:3
Formerly at SBS and Sydney Film Festival.
Student at USyd (Arts/Law V) Sydney, Australia.
This morning we were able to interview Joe Swanberg about Happy Christmas over at 4:3 and it’s a great read.
"It’s been interesting to have the sort of career I’ve had and to come from this perspective where I feel a movie like Drinking Buddies is really playing by the rules. Coming to understand that it’s still considered an art film and something that’s really tough for a lot of people to swallow is fascinating. I don’t know man, I feel like I don’t have a very good perspective on it, but my main desire is to communicate with people via the movies – however that happens, I’m excited to try that.”
You can find that interview in full here.
I thought it might be good to showcase a small collection of some of the best interviews on our site so far - we’ve had some really great and generous filmmakers hang out with us over the last few months.
There are two jokes about dogs fucking in the first fifteen minutes of Revenge of the Fallen. They are the same dogs. Two dogs are shown having sex, and that is the joke. It is the buildup, the tension and the punchline. The same joke is repeated, one minute later. We are, presumably, expected to laugh both times. Brevity is the soul of wit, said Shakespeare, and he was wrong. Spectacularly wrong in an ugly kind of way which can only be understood in retrospect. The altitude of the film never quite recovers from the dogs fucking. I give this film two fucking dogs out of two.
I spree-watched the Transformers trilogy and wrote an article about it for you savages.
This is great.