Distracted: Production Update

Distracted: Production Update

We Are Now A Third Of The Way Through Production Ideas which had formerly existed only in your mind’s eye are electrified when they come into contact with the reality of production, and transformed into something true, something resonant, and something beautiful. Another exhilarating shoot for Distracted has put the production in a good place […]

The First Stage Of Production On Distracted Is Complete

The First Stage Of Production On Distracted Is Complete

We did all of the location work – which basically means a bunch of actors running around the English countryside! I think we’ve done some strong work – I’ve put together rough cuts of some of the sequences, and it’s shaping up to be the film I hoped it would be. Production continues later this […]

Noirish Project Now Available Online!

Noirish Project Now Available Online!

A Neorealist Feature Film Masquerading As Film Noir Noirish Project is a melancholy and gently absurd feature film about Billy, who steals his family‚Äôs precious pearls and hands them over to low-life Jimmy, who in turn takes them to a fence. But when the pearls turn out to be fake, Jimmy barely escapes from the […]

Coming Soon! - Distracted (Feature Film)

Coming Soon! – Distracted (Feature Film)

  Distracted is an ironic policiers and a sly comedy. Inspector Baker is given a homocide & a new partner. But he just doesn’t want to do any work. More soon! Join Distracted’s Newsletter

Top 10 People-On-The-Phone-In-Cinema Part II

Top 10 People-On-The-Phone-In-Cinema Part II

Follow @DistractedFilm Back, by popular demand, it’s People-On-The-Phone-In-Cinema Part II. The original 10 can be found here. Jeanne Moreau in Ascenseur Pour L’Echafaud (Louis Malle, 1958) Nominated by @AshesOfTheSoul and @maisrienisboss. Cary Grant and Rosalin Russell in His Girl Friday (Howard Hawks, 1940) Suggested by @aalanester. Stephen Lack in Scanners (David Cronenberg, 1981) Thanks to […]

Top 10 Actors-In-Cinema-Reading-Books

Top 10 Actors-In-Cinema-Reading-Books

Follow @DistractedFilm Once again we had a tremendous response to this list, and the narrowing-down-to-ten process was tricky to say the least. I try to mix it up; including titles from different eras and different aesthetics. If you want to see the complete list of titles suggested, go here. Anna Karina in Alphaville (Jean-Luc Godard, […]

Top 10 Actors-In-Cinemas-In-Cinema

Top 10 Actors-In-Cinemas-In-Cinema

Follow @DistractedFilm This list was inspired by Jim Jarmusch’s Paterson. It’s a film which offers a precise, personal vision of life, and of cinema itself. It’s also a film grounded in personal truth, personified by Adam Driver’s extraordinary central performance. His work seems to chime so perfectly with that of Jarmusch’s, at times you feel […]