Friday, July 01, 2005

Filtered News

After a slump in popularity, Batman seems to be regaining its lost popularity. A survey conducted by saw Batman Begins (on current released) being voted the best all-time Batman movie. Included in the survey along with the newest film in the series were the four films released from 1989-1997 and 1966’s tv-inspired Batman! Starring Adam West and Burt Ward. The Batman films of the 90’s had a decline in popularity that led to the series eight- year hiatus.
The other big surprise was the third place finish of 1966’s Batman! The theatrical release based on the popular campy 1960’s tv series starred Adam West and Burt Ward as Batman and Robin beat out several of the big budget, but increasingly campy Batman films of the 1990’s.///Independent filmmakers have a new online resource about all things indie. IndieTalk is a website that consists of multiple forums (if you are unfamiliar with Internet forums, they are sort of a deluxe version of message boards) where members can either ask questions, answer questions, or post experiences. Need to know what filter to use? Confused as to what the Script Supervisor's role is? Looking for a Director of Photography to help you on your next shoot? You may find the answer on Indietalk. ///Film stars have caught on with the blogging mania. According to stars such as David Duchovny, his X-File mate Gillian Anderson and even Mellanie Griffith are blogging their thoughts away. Check out Griffits' super-tacky site and conclude by yourself whether she's lost the plot for good.

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