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Just over a week ago on a Monday evening my iPhone phone rang. It was Chris Fenwick, who I’ve known for a little while from listening to the Digital Convergence Podcast with Carl Olson and...

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The Stanley Kubrick Exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has moved on. It is now on its way to Sao Paulo in Brazil, and after that is scheduled to move to Toronto,...

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The Stanley Kubrick Exhibit has completed it’s seven-month run at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and has now closed and moved onto an as yet undisclosed location on its world tour. I hope...

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There was simply too much in the 2001: A Space Odyssey room in the Stanley Kubrick Exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to contain it in one blog. 2001 is one of...

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In 1968 the world was going through a radical social shift with the war in Vietnam, the anti-war movement, the rise of drug experimentation, the youth movement, music taking radical shifts from being something to...

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After Spartacus and Lolita, Stanley Kubrick had the clout to do anything he wanted. The Cold War was near to boiling in the early 1960s with the Berlin Wall going up, nuclear tests and missiles...

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Stanley Kubrick, Part 4 – “Spartacus”

April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Stanley Kubrick made the astronomical leap from $900,000 art house war movie The Paths of Glory to $10 million Hollywood spectacle with Spartacus. Spartacus was made in the wake of Ben-Hur and the wave of...

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Stanley Kubrick, Part 3 – Cameras & Lenses

April 20, 2013 | 3 Comments

When I first heard about the Stanley Kubrick Exhibit when it debuted in Melbourne, Australia, I saw photos of displays of Kubrick’s personal cameras and lenses. As a filmmaker and cameraman, this I was chomping...

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Stanley Kubrick, Part 2 – Early Years

April 19, 2013 | 2 Comments

At the Stanley Kubrick Exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, understandably, there isn’t too much for his early years. He was still borrowing and renting gear so, for the most part, all...

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Stanley Kubrick: Beyond The Infinite Fifty years after Stanley Kubrick packed his bags and left Los Angeles for good, migrating to Great Britain to begin a reinvention of filmmaking that forever changed Cinema and what...

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“I calculated that I could make a feature film for about $10,000. By projecting about the amount of film I’d shoot, figuring that I could get actors to work for practically nothing. You know, at...

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In what I think is a first for this site, presented here is a one-on-one interview with actor-filmmaker-photographer-author Matthew Modine on his new Full Metal Jacket Diary iPad app, which premiered last week on iTunes....

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Matthew Modine’s Full Metal Jacket Diary debuted this week on iTunes. I don’t make it a practice of pitching new products on this site — unless it’s something that’s really cool and that I think...

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Stanley Kubrick – Naked Filmmaker

April 17, 2011 | 5 Comments

I drive a 15-year-old Toyota. Drink five dollar a bottle wine. Wear T-shirts until you can see through them and patched jeans. But when it comes to cameras, I have to have the best I...

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KCRA–GoPro–Beverley Carlson, E-Bike Rider

December 26, 2015 | 1 Comments

I love bicycles! I got my first bicycle when I was 13 – a used orange 10-speed Schwinn. It opened up my world. I rode that bike EVERYWHERE! By the time I was fifteen I...

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A News Day-In-The-Life: When I come into work in the mornings I almost never know what I’m going to be doing or where I’m going to be going that day. And I like that. I...

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It’s late in December, which means that in TV news you’re going to be doing a lot of stories about Christmas shopping, food & toy collection drives, giveaways to the needy, not to mention snow...

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KCRA Ilsa Hess – Vegan Nacho Cheese Dip

May 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Several months ago I was sent to cover Veg Fest, an all-vegetarian food & health event, for KCRA-3‘s weekend news. One of the people we interviewed there was Ilsa Hess, who was selling her all-vegan...

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