August 26, 2010

“He wants me to tell him something pretty.”  This is the closing line of HBO’s Deadwood and it is one of my all-time favorite pieces of dialogue.  It perfectly sums up how we, both as individuals and as a people, …

Amir Bar-Lev to Direct Jerry Garcia Biopic DARK STAR

     July 22, 2010

Countless documentaries have grooved to the sounds of the Grateful Dead, but Amir Bar-Lev (The Tillman Story) has signed on to direct the first feature-length work of fiction centered around frontman Jerry Garcia.  According to Variety, Topper Lilien (Where the …

Poster for the Documentary THE TILLMAN STORY

     June 14, 2010

The U.S. government wanted to tell us something pretty about the death of patriotic American Pat Tillman, a man who gave up his professional football career to join the Army Rangers following 9/11.  They turned his death into propaganda and …