Tuesday, April 26, 2005

Discount Moviemaking

  • How to Finance a Blockbuster [Slate] via [Hacking Netflix]

    Lara Croft

    As paradoxical and absurd as it sounds, it's cheaper for a Hollywood studio to make a big-budget action movie than to make a shoestring art film like Sideways.

    Aaah, use foreign tax loopholes to save money on flicks, brilliant!
  • Deadly Train Crash in Tokyo [Gothamist]
    Oh no! Trains in Tokyo are the most efficient that I've ever seen... sounds like the pressure of perfection for the 23-year old conductor got to be too much!