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Conspiracy! Fascism! Secret Indie Filmmaker & Film Critic Networks! - Armond White on his Greenberg problem

Not sure exactly what happened in real life, but Armond White's article/review of Greenberg is a very entertaining read - check it out. Here is a little sample:

"Stepping into this Greenberg controversy, Hoberman holds onto his pathetic, unexamined anger. It exposes the hidden conspiracy by him and his backward children (you know who you are) to control film discourse. They give Baumbach the acclaim and attention withheld from less well-connected indie filmmakers. Their defense of Baumbach disguises their reluctance to engage this writer in a forthright discussion of aesthetics; it’s basically a witch hunt.

Well, not with me you don’t! As Chairman of the New York Film Critics Circle, I must rise above it. Hoberman’s despotic behavior blurs the line between criticism and gossip—as when disparaging Kael, relentlessly attacking Spielberg for opposing his own ethnic shibboleths or more recently giving traitorous praise to the movie Green Zone for encouraging insurrection in the Am…

Gerwig interview at The A.V. Club

Whit Stillman on "The Last Days of Disco"


Greta Gerwig "Greenberg" interview from

Aaron Katz/"Cold Weather" interview

"Moloch Tropical" review

Money For Independent Filmmakers blog is alive

Hey, I could use some grants - so, I am going to make a list of places to apply to, also other possible sources of indie filmmaking & distro $s, & will keep track of related news through this blog: Money For Independent Filmmakers. Blog just went live today, hopefully by end of this month there will be several posts with links to useful sites & stories at the blog.

- S




Alfonse Maiorino - Italian Genealogy, Public Strategy Group, & more! -

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Making The Pacific

Poster for "Whale" screenings March 6-9 in Pittsburgh