grainyms

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About me

Location United States
Introduction I've worked in and around the independent film world for decades, yet this blog isn't really about that. It's personal. Of course my interests and involvements inform these posts - but you won't be reading about box office grosses here.
Interests sxsw, afs, austin, movies, movies, music, photography, writing, reading, yoga, pilates, salsa, friends
Favorite Movies Just a few: Breaking the Waves, Naked, 5 Easy Pieces, Boy (Oshima), Opening Night (Cassevettes), Jules & Jim, Spirit of the Beehive, La Strada, The Great Ectasy of the Sculptor Steiner (Herzog), Nashville, Stranger Than Paradise, Sid & Nancy, Small Faces (Gillies MacKinnon), Leaving Las Vegas, Clerks, Hoop Dreams, American Movie, When We Were Kings, Southern Comfort, You can Count on Me, Dazed & Confused, Laurel Canyon (Lisa Cholodenko), Talk to Her (Almodovar), Nowhere in Africa, Before Sunset, Capote, Clerks 2, Half Nelson, Science of Sleep, Diving Bell and the Butterly, I'm Not There, Persepolis, Away from Her, Pan's Labyrinth, There Will Be Blood.
Favorite Music XTC, Bob Mould, Ruben Blades, Laura Nyro, Otis Redding, Pixies, Lyle Lovett, Los Lobos, Pearl Jam, Allison Kraus, Liz Phair, Nick Drake, Nuggets, Prince, Sinead O'Connor, Bonnie Raitt, Joni Mitchell, James Brown, Chris Whitley, Bjork, Little Feat, Hendrix, Dylan. Beck, Throwing Muses, Alejandro Escovedo - to name just a few
Favorite Books Shot in the Heart (Mikal Gilmore), Drinking A Love Story (Caroline Knapp), The Art of Eating (MFK Fisher), Isak Dineson, Truman Capote, Henry Miller, Slouching Towards Bethelem (Joan Didion), She's Not There (Jennifer Finlay Boylan), Small Mediums at Large (Terry Iacuzzo), Ambulance Girl (Jane Stern), The Blind Side (Michael Lewis)