Richard Knerr, the real Hudsucker Proxy

WhileThe Hudsucker Proxy is not one of the Coen brothers’ most lauded films, but I have always though of it as an amazing movie about the unlikely sources of innovation. It wasn’t until I read about Richard Knerr’s death that I realized the affiliation the movie has with Knerr’s real life, namely the invention ofContinue reading “Richard Knerr, the real Hudsucker Proxy”

Another by Hayao Miyazaki

Last night I was fortunate enough to catch a sneak preview of Hayao Miyazaki’s new animated movie Sprited Away (Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi), thanks to James Seo who obtained an original Japanese copy with English subtitles. Miyazaki was propelled into the spotlight when his last movie, Princess Mononoke, was dubbed in English with aContinue reading “Another by Hayao Miyazaki”