Friday, August 05, 2005

How Close Was I?

Damn close. I NEVER forget movies, so this one really bugged me.

But as I said in my earlier post, I knew it was a respected Chinese director, about five years old, set in San Fran and Vegas and shot on digital. So I typed this into Google:

digital film internet boom sex vegas san francisco

And up first came "Center of the World" by Wayne Wang. 2001. Peter Sarsgaard and Molly Parker. And look at that...screenplay by Ms. Miranda July.

My, I have good taste.

I recommend it. And now that I know the actors from their recent work, I'm going to see it again myself.

Hey, another one many people missed last year was "Mean Creek." Fabulous performances, and a Nichols winning screenplay.


Anonymous said...


You typed in "digital film internet boom sex vegas san francisco" in on Google and the FIRST result that came up on the search list was a RESPECTABLE film?

Sure... ;-)

What were search result numbers 2 through 100?


Kid Sis said...

Try it!!!!! Hand to God!

Anonymous said...

Well, I'll be darned...

"Center of the World". I sit corrected.

In fairness, however, the #3 search result was this:

"tommy gunn : porn star : dvd and videos and more : filmography ..."

Hand to God! ;-)


PS -- Just saw Galactica.



nicholasjcoleman said...

Just finished my rewrite of Ozark Mile. I'm fishing for qualified criticizers...

Kid Sis said...

MIM, funny!!!!! Looooved it. Thank God they're bringing in new blood and a MAN for Starbuck. I really missed her and Adama last week.

Nicholas, wish I could help you out but I'm swamped right now with mom and my own writing. maybe this fall?

nicholasjcoleman said...

Any time.