Author Archives: Charlie C.

THE ALUMINUM FOWL ONLINE

James Clauer’s short film The Aluminum Fowl, produced by Korine with O’Salvation, has been selected to appear at the Sundance Film Festival (January 19 – 29 in Park City, Utah, USA). The film will also appear in competition at the prestigious Rotterdam Film Festival (January 25 – February 5 in The Netherlands), where it is nominated for the Tiger Award in the short film category. There is a new article about Clauer and his film at nashvillescene.com (December 8); there he says he originally planned to make a documentary on rapper Flavor Flav. Clauer’s cinematographer, Brent Stewart, recently directed his own film in Blackberry Winter, also produced by Korine, and the Silver Jews’ music video for How Can I Love You if You Wont Lie Down, which can be seen here.

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ARTICLES / MISTER LONELY

Teenage Kicks” (i-D, November 1995) and “Highway to Hell” (Visionaire, Summer 1997) have been added to the site, along with scans (“Teenage Kicks” – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 / “Highway to Hell” – 1, 2, 3). Thanks to Eddie Austin for these. An image of Korine and Silver Jews’ Dave Berman protestesting at a Nashville anti-immigration rally can be found on this page of the Vice Magazine website and in the October issue. Thanks to Vincent for this news.

Korine’s Mister Lonely will reportedly begin filming in February.

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TRASTEVERINE

Trasteverine, the clothing label of Michalyn Andrews and Brian Frank, have had friend Harmony Korine photograph pieces from their Spring 2006 collected, titled “Silk Power.” An article about Trasteverine can be found on the lower right side of this page here, and the official site is trasteverine.com. Both links include Korine’s photos. Thanks to Chris Lusher.

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MISTER LONELY

Screen Daily provide more news of Mister Lonely on their website, saying, “60s icon Anita Pallenberg is to play the Queen Of England, Denis Lavant will portray Charlie Chaplin, Samantha Morton is Marilyn Monroe and Diego Luna will play a Michael Jackson impersonator.” The budget is given as $9.5 million and filming is to take place in the north of Scotland, France and French Guyana. Marcel Zyskind (Code 46, 9 Songs) is also confirmed as cinematographer, and Avi Korine, Harmony’s brother, is co-writer of the screenplay. The film will be a production of O’Salvation, Love Streams and ARTE (France). Thanks to Edward Smith.

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ARTICLES AND PICTURES

In Tokion magazine’s latest issue, with Chloe Sevigny on the cover, they and others celebrate their heroes. There is an article by Korine, where he talks about his, boxer Manny Pacquiao, which can be read here. We’ve added a few more pictures of Korine to the site: 1, 2, 3; and images of the Gummo laserdisc (thanks to Eddie Austin): front, back, disc. Articles: “Manz Alive!” (1997), “Cassavetes on Cassavetes” (2001), “Exhibition B” (2003), “Chloe’s Class” (1998) and “Clark Snaps Another Shot of Paradise” (1998).

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O’SALVATION PRODUCTIONS

O’Salvation, it’s written in an article on nashvillescene.com, have produced two new films by Nashville locals, with James Clauer’s half-hour The Aluminum Fowl (“a semi-documentary about black Louisiana cockfighters”) and Brent Stewart’s Blackberry Winter (“a post-apocalyptic mood piece, strikingly shot in high-contrast black-and-white”). According to the article, the two films will appear in festivals before being released on a single DVD. Thanks to baal. Further searching of Nashville Scene also finds a small note that Korine wanted actor Timothy Carey (1929 – 1994) to appear in Gummo. Korine’s Mister Lonely was to begin filming in this month of October, it was said before, but we do not know if this went ahead.

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ARI MARCOPOULOS: OUT & ABOUT

The book Ari Marcopoulos: Out & About, published last month by Alleged Press, presents fifteen years of photographs by Marcopoulos with, according to September’s issue of i-D, accompanying notes by Korine. The book also features an introduction by Aaron Rose, which can be found here. One page from Korine can also be read here. Thanks to Jesus’ Son and Joe Merarca for this information.

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DIGITAL BABYLON AND OTHER NEWS

Digital Babylon: Hollywood, Indiewood and Dogme 95, published by Lone Eagle Publishing Company on September 15, 2001, takes a look at filmmakers redefining cinema. Korine is one director looked at, with the book including an interview and several pages of his writing. Scans of the pages can now be found on the site (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10), thanks to Will Harm. The interview can also be read here on the site. A few more Larry Clark articles have been added too, all of which you can find here.

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FILTER INTERVIEW

The current issue of Filter magazine features a joint interview with Kim Gordon and Harmony Korine for Gus Van Sant’s Last Days, in which both act. The official site for the film is lastdaysmovie.com. Thanks to Chris Lusher.

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FUNCTION INTERVIEW

The June issue of Function magazine included an interview with Korine. Function is a magazine put out by students at Ryerson University in Toronto, where Korine appeared in April for the Kodak Lecture Series. The interview can be found here. The magazine’s website is functionmagazine.com. Thanks to RONSAUCE for this.

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