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Entries from July 2011

That Thing Wanted To Be Us

July 17th, 2011 · 4 Comments

“See, I grew up as a kid watching science fiction and monster movies and it was always a guy in a suit. Or sometimes it was kind of a bad puppet, like It Conquered The World comes to mind right now, Roger Corman’s movie, this kind of vegetable monster, kind of going like this woodenly, […]

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Tags: Aliens · Ambiguous ending · Based on short story · Cult favorite · End of the world · Forensic evidence · Man vs. machine · Paranoia

Attack Ships On Fire Off the Shoulder Of Orion

July 13th, 2011 · 2 Comments

“For me, it’s still, emotionally, falls short of total satisfaction because I just think there is an emotional logic and a sort of a narrative logic that doesn’t run as true as I feel that it should do, and in a sense I felt that what we made was an incredibly beautiful looking – as […]

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Tags: Aliens · Ambiguous ending · Based on novel · Cult favorite · Dreams and visions · Famous line · Femme fatale · Forensic evidence · Interrogation · Inventors and Tinkerers · Man vs. machine

Tasty Waves and A Cool Buzz

July 10th, 2011 · 2 Comments

“I was angry about seeing so many movies with naked women and never seeing a naked guy. So when I shot the sex scene between Stacy and Damone in the poolhouse, I wanted it to be uncomfortable. She was naked, so I wanted to show the guy naked too. And the ratings board said, ‘You […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Brother/sister relationship · Coming of age · Dreams and visions · Drunk scene · Famous line · High school · Love Triangle · Music · Reckless Driver