Screened on Saturday at our Kill Screen event, “8BITS” is a short film which uses iconic videogame imagery and subverts them; questioning pervasive conceptions of the place of gaming in popular culture. Before the screening we had a chance to speak to the team behind 8BITS; it turned out to be very enlightening.
Last Thursday the guys from the Millennium Wrestling Federation launched a full-on invasion of Crown Vic and gave us a dose of live pro-wrestling and a stone cold kick in the teeth to any one who ever said pro-wrestling was fake. It got real. Something tells me Brooklyn will never be quite the same.
Gear up for a free screening of “Iron Man 2” at Coney Island’s Flicks On The Beach as part of the EPIX Movie Free-For-All.
A hunter and a bear were in love, but now the bear no longer loves the hunter. Bear_Untitled, Christen Bach’s animated short takes an ironic approach to heartbreak that says quite a bit about real love in just a minute of 8-bit monotone. We spoke to Christen regarding how he conceived his intriguing work, and the relevance of video game aesthetics in deeply impassioned contexts.
I’m a child of the early 80’s so by default, I was a child of the WWF generation. For as long as I can remember watching wrestling was a huge part of my media consumption, and I guess I never really stopped watching. Strangely, it’s always been a part of my life, even subconsciously. For […]
EPIX Movie Free-For-All is giving you yet another dose of amazing movies outside…this week they’re showing The Good, The Bad, The Weird and Arthur.
We spoke to director Robert Greene, whose documentary “Fake It So Real” will be screened this Thursday at Crown Vic, about how he came to make the film and why he believes pro-wrestling is so often over looked as both an art form and a sport.
Fake It So Real is coming to Rooftop Films….
EPIX Free-For-All continues with a screening of the seminal 1980s’s action movie “Top Gun” at Coney Island.
CHRISTEENE has been characterized as being a sexually infused sewer of live rap and vile shamelessness, capable of adapting amazingly well to all styles of music. We talk to the man that introduced her to the world.