"Cinema Is The Ultimate Pervert Art"

'Cinema is the ultimate pervert art. It doesn't give you what you desire - it tells you how to desire' - Slavoj Zizek

I want a third pill! A pill that would enable that would enable me to perceive the reality within illusion itself!

Buy the DVD here.  You deserve it.

"Stanley Kubrick Enters The Ring"

My former assistant on Adventureland, Jon Dieringer, co-directed this video essay. He also is an independent curator and the editor and publisher of Screen Slate, a fantastic daily online resource for listings and commentary of New York City repertory film and independent media.

Read more: http://lightbox.time.com/2012/11/01/from-photography-to-film-stanley-kubrick-enters-the-ring/#ixzz2AyxmIHeo

Everything Is A Remix


Everything is a Remix Part 2 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo.

Video Essays are one of the most under utilized art and communication forms. Kirby Ferguson makes this clear with his fun and engaging series "Everything Is A Remix". He tops most of my film school education and delivers it in about six minutes, and in a form that easy to share and consume. (Thanks to NYMag's Vulture for the tip!)

Follow Kirby on Twitter here. And check out his website. Part One focuses predominately on music covers and knockoffs, via Led Zep.