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HORRORFEST 2008: help my pitch break the top ten! [10 Mar 2008|01:13pm]

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“When there’s no room left in hell, the dead will walk the earth.” It’s a classic line and it’s always made me want to see what a Hell at full capacity looks like. That’s where my story begins.

I wrote a script entitled Hellward Bound and entered it into the Ghosts in the Machine horror movie pitch contest. The winning idea will be produced with a $900,000 budget. The top ten pitches move on to the finals and I need lots of votes in order to advance.

If you want to help me start living my dream then I urge you to do the following:

1. Visit http://www.massify.com/pitches/hellwardbound

2. Click the big blue button that says VOTE NOW

3. Choose REGISTER and then fill in your info (it's free and they don't send you spam)

4. Check your e-mail to validate your account

5. Return to the Hellward Bound page to make sure the blue vote button has turned gray and your vote has been counted

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Blood and Chocolate-Not as bad as I thought it would be. [29 Jan 2007|05:49pm]


Blood and Chocolate, based on the book by Annette Curtis Klause, directed by Katja von Garnier is an interspecies romance based in modern day Bucharest. Writers Ehren Kruger and Christopher Landon take us down a path as interesting as driving in the Great Plains.

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The Departed-This film is full of unexceptional things. [29 Jan 2007|05:17pm]


“The Departed,” is a cop, snitch, mob drama centered in Boston. Directed by Martin Scorsese, “The Departed’s” screenplay, written by William Monahan, Siu Fai Mak and Felix Chong, leads the audience through a brilliantly written maze of lies, violence and vengeance. Even a strong screenplay can’t save the movie from Martin Scorsese’s unnecessary gore and the actors’ melodrama.
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The Departed-This film is full of unexceptional things. [29 Jan 2007|05:13pm]


“The Departed,” is a cop, snitch, mob drama centered in Boston. Directed by Martin Scorsese, “The Departed’s” screenplay, written by William Monahan, Siu Fai Mak and Felix Chong, leads the audience through a brilliantly written maze of lies, violence and vengeance. Even a strong screenplay can’t save the movie from Martin Scorsese’s unnecessary gore and the actors’ melodrama.
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Pan’s Labyrinth is a mystical and whimsical fairy tale wrapped in horrifying war story [28 Jan 2007|01:57pm]


Pan’s Labyrinth, or El Laberinto del Fauno, is a mystical and whimsical fairy tale wrapped in horrifying war story. Set in World War II in Spain, Guillermo del Toro’s story will make you fascinated and leave you with your mouth wide open.
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The Queen - Its screenplay is the epitome of UK personality. [27 Jan 2007|11:03pm]

“The Queen” attempts to make British Royalty understandable in typical British style; with diverse but subdued emotions. Finely directed by Stephen Frears, and complexly written by Peter Morgan, “The Queen” tries to offer an explanation to the strange behavior of the royals after Princess Diana’s death. “The Queen” is a teeter-totter story of the balance between old and new.

Queen Elizabeth the Second, regally portrayed by Helen Mirren, strikes an uncaring and cold cord to the British people and the world when Princess Diana is killed. She refuses to address the nation. She refuses to allow her grand children to go to Paris to see her body. She even refuses to allow Prince Charles, Alex Jenning’s character, to fly on the royal jet to see Diana while she is in critical care. When Diana finally dies, she doesn’t want a public funeral. The British people cry out for her attention and she provides none.
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Charlotte's Web - A sweet movie based on a sweet story. [24 Jan 2007|02:00pm]

Charlotte’s Web, based on the book by E.B. White, directed by Gary Winick, film story by Earl Hamner Jr. and screenplay by Susannah Grant and Karey Kirkpatrick is a heart warming story of friendship, loyalty and acceptance.

When a runt pig is born, a little girl, Fern, talks her father out of slaughtering the pig. Fern, played by Dakota Fanning, raises the pig, Wilbur, by hand until the pig is too large to stay in the house. She takes Wilbur, voice by Dominic Scott Kay, to live with her uncle. It is only after Wilbur goes to live with her uncle that Fern realizes that her pig will be slaughtered for Christmas dinner.
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The Italian-This movie gives Russian film makers a good name! [22 Jan 2007|11:11am]

The Italian or Italianetz, is directed by Andrei Kravchuk, and written by Andrei Romanov, is the story of a Russian orphan child who will do anything to find his biological mother, even if it costs him everything. This movie gives Russian film makers a good name!
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Eragon, The Perfect C [18 Dec 2006|12:04am]
I waited with baited breath for the climax of this film. I was left to finish myself off because there was no cinematic orgasm. The film at the end of movie didn’t wrap anything up for the audience and leaves the sneaking suspicion that there will be a sequel.

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Bobby [01 Dec 2006|07:29am]
This movie is insightful, disheartening and the acting stirring.

“Bobby” directed and written by Emilio Estevez is set on the day of the California Presidential Primary Elections in 1968. Set in the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, Emilio Estevez, Demi Moore, Anthony Hopkins, Sharon Stone, William H. Macy, Shia LaBeouf and many others share one location with seemingly loosely related story lines. Actual footage of Bobby Kennedy is spliced into the movie, mostly to give context to the times that the characters are currently living in.
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tenacious v-i-d [22 Nov 2006|02:26am]

I found out that a site was hosting a video contest to promote Tenacious D and their upcoming movie. The contest was called the "D-Cup Diva Contest". We were asked to find the most rockin' girl in the world and make a video where she explains why she should be Queen of D. Rather than just sticking a camera in her face, I came up with a script to show why my girlfriend should be Queen of D. Check it out. Everytime you watch it from start to finish, it counts as a vote for us, so don't be shy in your watching. Let me know what you think! Thanks.

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[28 Sep 2006|10:26am]

Hey, Just wanted to tell you all, ive posted a questionaire on my journal for my media studies research. i was wondering if a few of you would fil it out for me, it would be a huge help. Cheers xx
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Please Participate - Sign This Petition! [31 Jul 2005|07:00pm]

[ mood | optimistic ]

Help Stunt performers gain the recognition they deserve!


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[30 May 2005|10:22pm]

For film people:

If you are studying to be a director, actor/actress, director of photography, film editor, screenplay writer, etc.

I'm setting up a website in a week or so.

Ideally, it will be a community for students/hobbyists nation-wide. Aspiring directors, DP's, set designers, screenwriters, and actors will be able to collaborate with each other to create films that suit their own artistic vision and cinematic goals. This will be a non-profit site to encourage collaboration and the production of films. There are too many students who are wasting their time when they could be off shooting or acting in movie.

I'll have forums and ads where you can post your role (actor, director, DP, songwriter). You can exchange phone numbers with other students in the same area. In my opinion, this is the best way to assemble a closely knit, efficient, and serious movie crew. If you are serious about working in the film, please email me at dcho787@fastmail.fm. I will reply shortly with a link to the site.

If you are interested, please visit my journal for more information.

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whoring for whorings sake [19 Nov 2004|10:12am]

film lover/snob/buff? get your ass wrecked. theflickyoucrew
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Eddie Izzard DVD [18 Nov 2004|03:51pm]

Has anyone picked up the new Eddie Izzard DVDs? My favorite has to be "Dress To Kill", but honestly…what can the man do wrong? I just missed him on tour in my town, but know he's still making his way round. If you are an Eddie Izzard fan, this is for you! If you're not? Sit down and get familiar with the brilliant comedian."

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[08 Nov 2004|03:06am]

[Sorry, I X-posted this...]

I need to ask a question about a movie that I saw as a child. I only remembers details of the movie, so I was hoping that maybe someone would recognize it as well, and tell me what it is called. Anyway, the details...

In the beginning, I remember a boy getting lost in the woods, or bumping his head. He either finds or wakes up on a spaceship. The spaceship is small, one room, and it speaks to the boy. I think it has a face or eye that changes colors. The room consists of just one chair in the middle, and a large window. The spaceship can change shape and goes very fast. There is a scene in which the boy is flying the ship himself and they are going over fields, valleys, and water. I remember the spaceships getting angry about something towards the end. The last part I remember is when the boy gets back to his house and it is the Fourth of July or something, because his family is out on a boat with sparkles...I think it was a boat. Not quite sure. I was young when I saw it.

I just want to know what movie this is, because it has been bugging me for a while now. =)
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A Dirty Shame [11 Oct 2004|08:42am]

Title: A DIrty Shame
Genre: Comedy
Year: 2004
Director: John Waters
Main Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Selma Blair, Tracy Ullman, Chris Isaak
Rating: NC-17

Synopsis: Think XXX Comedy...you need to 1. watch the trailer and 2. go see it regardless if you like the trailer or not!!!

The Good: It was too funny to even handel! I could not stop laughing. John Waters did it again...he is a mastermind!

Score: 's. FIVE STARS
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[17 May 2004|07:26am]

May 19th is national gas boycott day. With gas prices on the rise, something must be done to send a message to the gas companies. If no one in America buys gas on the 19th the gas companies will lose an estimated $45 MILLION dollars! If you're not happy with paying over $2.00/gallon please do not buy gas on May 19th. Please re-post this so that it will be able to reach as many people across the country as possible.
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A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (2001) [23 Aug 2003|10:51pm]

  • Title: A.I.: Artificial Intelligence
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Drama / Fantasy
  • Year: 2001
  • Director: Steven Spielberg
  • Main Stars: Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor, William Hurt
  • Rating: PG-13

  • Synopsis: Sometime in the future, the polar ice caps have melted, sinking many coastal cities. Therefore, all the governments of the world have had to enforce population laws, issuing few, if any, licesnses for couples to have childern. Because of that, mechas (robots) have become necessary replacement. Hurt plays the genious scientist who runs a robotics company that specializes in manufacturing human-replacement Mechas. His latest model robot is a child, one that can love unconditionally - a replacement child for those who cannot get birthing licenses. David (Osment) is the first of these mechas, and he's given to a couple who's son has been in a coma for several years. After awhile, though, he becomes attached to his 'mother', Monica (O'Conner). But circumstances lead to Monica having to dump him in the woods so that he won't be destroyed. Now he's on his own, trying to find the Blue Fairy, who he hopes will make him human so that Monica will love him. It is a journey that will show him all walks of life, and take him into the far distant future.

  • The Good: The effects are amazing. None better.
  • The Bad: The ending is way too fairy-tale-ish, but I think that's how it was meant to be.
  • The Ugly: Zilch

  • Score: 5 Stars's.
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