Brendon Small Top 10

Brendon Small is writer, producer, composer, actor, stand-up comedian, a jack of all trades. He began his career after graduating from Berklee College of Music. While studying at Berklee, Brendon concurrently studied television/comedy writing at Emerson College. Small was performing stand-up comedy at The Comedy Studio in Harvard Square when he met Loren Bouchard who…

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Eli Roth Top 10

Eli Roth is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor. He began shooting Super 8 films at the age of eight, after watching Ridley Scott’s Alien (1979) and deciding he wanted to be a producer/director. With his brothers and friends, ketchup for blood, and his father’s power tools, he made over fifty short films…

The Moderns: Eliding 1920s Paris with 1980s Los Angeles

By Samuel B. Prime In its opening moments, Alan Rudolph’s nineteen-twenties art world period piece The Moderns (1988) gently fades from a crisp, historical black-and-white to the rich, warm palette of a smoky Parisian café. Its camera encircles the face of its protagonist, a struggling painter by the name of Nicholas Hart (Keith Carradine). It…