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Live From New York, It’s FAN FILMS!

I’ve hosted fan film programs before, but this is the highest profile event yet—a night of fan films at the world-famous ANTHOLOGY FILM ARCHIVES in New York City, presented as part of the NEW FILMMAKERS FESTIVAL. I’ve got five words for you: FAN FILMS ON THE SILVER SCREEN! The show is THIS FRIDAY, April 3 [...]

MOMA Is Run By Hypocritical Jerks

Fan films are officially considered to be art now—they must be, because the other day, I stumbled across my book about them, Homemade Hollywood, in the Design Store at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art (MOMA). Pretty cool. The downside, however, is that MOMA is run by hypocritical jerks. For years, I’ve maintained that [...]

Can You Dig Even More Warriors Fan Films?

The hits (and punches and baseball bats) just keep on coming! As I explained yesterday, back in 2007, I had to help judge a fan film contest of flicks based on the 1979 cult classic, The Warriors. I shared my comments on the first three movies in the contest yesterday, and now here’s my take [...]

The Warriors Fan Films: Can You Dig It?

In the spring of 2007, the late, great fan film fanzine, Fan Films Quarterly, asked me to help judge a contest for the best fan flick based on Walter Hill’s 1979 feature film, The Warriors. Back in the day, the movie, about a New York City street gang that has to get to its home [...]

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