Opinion Archive

Just Shoot It

I met with a very prestigious manager this week to “chat about a possible

FISHING WITH JOHN

A review of an obscure indie film (courtesy of HuluPlus’ choice selection of films from the Criterion

Why WMM Needs To Change

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as the film & TV world turns

there was a very interesting panel at the Los Cabos Film Festival yesterday. it

“Internet Actors” and Mainstream Media

For the past week, I have been pulling 14-hour night shifts on an indie

You Are Where You Are

I have heard the following excuse from a lot of my actor friends: “I’m

LIMELIGHT

A review of an obscure indie film (courtesy of HuluPlus’ choice selection of films from the Criterion

Keep Making Mistakes

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Right On Cue

In the wake of HBO’s landmark decision to make their online streaming service completely

Why Your Webshow Will Fail

There is a lot of “content” on the Internet these days, ranging from the

Chances Are, It’s Not Your Fault

I have an adage I live by and thus, tell everyone I meet in

CHAFED ELBOWS

A review of an obscure indie film (courtesy of HuluPlus’ choice selection of films from the Criterion

Don’t Have This Conversation About Your Film

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how predictable is human behavior?

since today is election day (you should definitely vote today BTW), we’ll be discussing

Travel the World, Make Films, and Get Paid

Today I’d like to introduce you to two filmmakers who I’ve been following/admiring recently

To SAG Or Not To SAG; That Is The Question

We recently received a lovely email from a reader asking about whether or not

HAXAN

A review of an obscure indie film (courtesy of HuluPlus’ choice selection of films from the Criterion

So, Yeah… It Actually Is Your Fault

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will the explosion of music streaming affect the indie film industry?

a few announcements this week have illustrated just how massively streaming has altered the

Film Recommendation: Documentary “Please Subscribe”

I often talk about how having a YouTube audience is a great catalyst to propel oneself into

The Power of Persistence

When I moved to Los Angeles from New York, the first thing people asked

SCANNERS

A review of an obscure indie film (courtesy of HuluPlus’ choice selection of films from the Criterion

Careful How You Set Your Rate

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the HBOGO news could be bigger than you know

so it’s official now. you probably saw the headlines early last week. HBO is

The Buzzfeedification of Culture

Five years ago, you never would have seen a Hollywood Reporter headline that reads

FIRST MAN IN SPACE

A review of an obscure indie film (courtesy of HuluPlus’ choice selection of films from the Criterion