The trailer for Todd Strauss-Schulson's festival darling THE FINAL GIRLS has its first trailer and I'm quoted three times in it. Pretty awesome. See it on October 9th.
"Upstream Color is a very rich and layered movie, but it’s also rich and beautiful." Quoted on the new poster with many of my favorite colleagues for Shane Carruth’s UPSTREAM COLOR.
One time I was in a movie called JANE EYRE, kind of. Below is the kind and endearing email from the film's director, Cary Fukunaga (SIN NOMBRE), explaining why GordonandtheWhale.com's logo appears in the film, and a screenshot of where said cameo takes place. This is one of those defining moments in my career as a film critic when I thought, "I must be doing something right."
(Note: Cary gave me his full blessing to post the email he sent me. What a guy.)
The GATW sticker I gave him:
My pal Weston Green even conducted a hilarious interview with Fukunaga about it.
First time in print. Flaunt Magazine — The Frankenstein Issue (139), out now. This is way cool and such a huge deal for a guy who started out writing for his little silly movie website eight years ago.
(Read the digital version of the article on Flaunt's website.)