Sunday Trip (01/19/14)

The line on the last day of the Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis exhibition at The Frick Collection. The line was pretty much a full circle around the block/building.

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Trains Arriving (Bronx, NY)

Late night train ride. Wanted to see how well I could play with coordinating the shooting of two trains arriving at the station.

Music is Coraçãozinho de Satã by Stray

Crotona Park (Bronx, NY)

I took a quick bike ride to Crotona Park and decided to test my bike shooting skills. Ha!  The footage was shot handheld with an iPhone 5c and with no extra processing in Final Cut X.

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Film Review: We Are What We Are (Dir: Jim Mickle)

Here is my review of We Are What We Are [facebook] directed by Jim Mickle and starring Bill Sage, Ambyr Childers and Julia Garner. The film is released by Entertainment One.

We Are What We Are: 105 min
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Film Review: Newlyweeds (Dir: Shaka King)

[****UPDATE Sun 09/29/13 5:42PM : Director Shaka King will be at the 8:20 screening at Film Forum and will be doing a Q&A****]

Go and see the new film Newlyweeds directed by Shaka King. It stars Amari Cheatom, Trae Harris, Tone Tank, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Tonya Pinkins and Colman Domingo.

Newlyweeds (87 min)

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Film Review: Four (Dir: Joshua Sanchez)

Check out my review of the new film Four directed by Joshua Sanchez. It stars Wendell Pierce, Aja Naomi King, E.J. Bonilla and Emory Cohen who give wonderful performances.


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J. Cole @ MoMA PS1 (Warm Up) 08.17.2013

J.Cole performed as part of MoMA PS1′s Warm Up. The other performers on the bill were King Britt, Bangladesh, Mr. MFN eXquire, Darq E Freaker, World’s Fair, Star Eyes and Jubilee. J.Cole headlined the hiphop lineup and did a good job. He really connected with the crowd (who knew all this lyrics.) I didn’t think I would shoot any video that day but ended up whipping out my old-ass iPhone and shooting this. Enjoy.

Film Review: Spark: A Burning Man Story (Dir: Steve Brown, Jessie Deeter) w/Sheila Maldonado

Sheila Maldonado and I went to see Spark: A Burning Man Story that comes out today about the annual gathering known as Burning Man.  Checkout our review.

Film: Spark: A Burning Man Story (112 min)
Dir: Steve Brown, Jessie Deeter

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Film Review: Elysium (Dir: Neill Blomkamp)

Here is my review of the new feature film Elysium by District 9 director Neill Blomkamp.

Elysium (109 min)
Dir: Neill Blomkamp
Cast: Jodie Foster, Matt Damon, Sharlto Copley, Wagner Moura, Alice Braga
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Anthony Weiner Marshals His Troops (NYC Gay Pride 2013)

Here is a short video of Anthony Weiner at New York City Gay Pride parade (2013).  They had just finished their pre-march pep talk and they set off to march.