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Posts published by “Luke Kelly-Clyne”

Want to Make a Difference? Eat Plastic

Writer-performer Claire Parker has the misguided-influencer bit down pat, and she’s chosen to use her powers for good.In Claire Saves Whales, we meet an upper-middle-class 20-something, hiding out at her parents’ beach getaway not jus...

O Human Being Will Terrify You Through Your First Days of 2019

You should be careful here. Take a deep breath. Hold on to a loved one. What you’re about to see will scar you. That’s a promise. It’ll also make you laugh … probably.Written, directed, animated, and produced by an absolute team of si...

Feel the Christmas Spirit With Boccamazzo Construction

“This is the first wall that our father ever built, back in 1962 … It’s pretty simple back then, it’s just cinder block and mortar, you know? No tricks. And then, they added the, uh, the barbed wire later on, I think, just to keep ‘th...

I Loved The Passage Even Though I Didn’t Like It At All

There’s a scene in The Passage in which Philip Burgers’s (a.k.a. Dr. Brown) character is being flogged by a Korean spa patron in a private room of a men’s bathhouse. At least I think it’s a Korean bathhouse. Director Kitao Sakurai (Th...

Two Thanksgiving Treats: Selfsgiving and a **** Star’s Speech

In many ways, this week’s column is a typed-up microcosm of the Thanksgiving meals so many of us will enjoy this week — a good-hearted mix of excitement, reflection, and graphic retellings of award-winning pornographic films. Oh, now ...

Imagine the Horror of a One Way Wolf Blitzer Freaky Friday

The elections are over, and whether you feel good, bad, or indifferent about the results, one thing’s for sure: CNN’s Wolf Blitzer is a maniac.Now, Wolf, I know you’re reading, so let me say that I mean that in the best possible way. ...

Meet the 1970s Guerillas Who Helped Kick-start DIY Video Comedy

There’s a scene in cinematographer and director Paul Goldsmith’s new documentary TVTV: Video Revolutionaries where a young Bill Murray does public-access-channel correspondent work at an NFL alumni game before the 1976 Super Bowl. He ...

The Crying Chef: Need We Say More?

Oh well, we’re always up for a dumb parody, and this one truly fits the bill.Co-directed, written by, and starring a hysterical (and hysterical) Kathy Dorn, The Crying Chef is a Chef’s Table parody about an unremarkable-***-visionary ...