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  • Matt Ingram
    that must be a browser related issue, it s white on black for me. ... -- m/ HEAVY METAL EARTHQUAKE m/ JOE THRASHER - Thrash Metal Band
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 30, 2007
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      that must be a browser related issue, it's white on black for me.

      tangelaine2000 wrote:
      >
      > The movie's website has a black text on a black background. It's
      > probably an error of the webmaster. For what I've read, it's pretty
      > much "it". Lips and Robb had a dream, they realized it and it was
      > great! I think that's honest and that this movie was made by some
      > experienced people. If you select the text with your mouse you would
      > read:
      >
      > ------------ --------- --------- --------
      > At the age of 14, best friends Lips and Robb Reiner made a pact to
      > rock together forever.
      >
      > Their band Anvil, hailed as the "demi-gods of Canadian metal,"
      > influenced a musical generation including Metallica, Slayer and
      > Anthrax. Though Anvil never made it, they never stopped playing or
      > believing.
      >
      > Following a calamitous European tour, Lips and Robb, now well into
      > their fifties, set off to record their thirteenth album, "This is
      > Thirteen," in one last attempt to fulfill their boyhood dream.
      >
      > ------------ --------- --------- -
      >
      > Born in London to an American diplomat and a Canadian concert
      > pianist, Sacha Gervasi was the only head-banger at Westminster School
      > where he was threatened with expulsion for wearing red-striped
      > troubadour trousers and a matching Hawkwind waistcoat.
      >
      > After meeting the legendary heavy metal band Anvil at London's
      > Marquee club at the age of 15, Sacha was invited to roadie for the
      > band during a tour of Canadian hockey arenas the following summer. He
      > toured with Anvil twice more during the 80s, learning how to play
      > drums along the way from metal God Robb Reiner.
      >
      > Sacha later earned a degree in Modern History from King's College,
      > London but turned down a fellowship to Harvard in favor of co-
      > founding a band with an old school friend. He quickly left, claiming
      > the band was "talentless and going nowhere." Shortly afterwards the
      > band changed its name to Bush and sold over ten million records in
      > the U.S. alone.
      >
      > Sacha next worked for British Poet Laureate, Ted Hughes, at the Arvon
      > Writing Foundation, the charity Hughes started with Sylvia Plath.
      > But it was after seeing Bruce Robinson's 'Withnail and I' that Sacha
      > decided to put down his drumsticks forever (a particular relief to
      > his mother) and pursue a career as a screenwriter.
      >
      > In 1995, he attended the graduate screenwriting program at UCLA Film
      > School, where he twice won the BAFTA/LA scholarship, supporting
      > himself by writing for publications such as Punch, The Observer, and
      > The London Sunday Times. While still at UCLA, a script he co-wrote
      > with Craig Ferguson was made into a film called 'The Big Tease' by
      > Warner Bros. Warners next asked Sacha to consider adapting a new
      > children's book about a boy wizard called Harry Potter. He turned
      > them down citing the book's "complete lack of commerciality. "
      > In 2004, Sacha wrote 'The Terminal,' starring Tom Hanks and directed
      > by Steven Spielberg. He has since written projects for Nicole Kidman,
      > Jim Carrey and Keanu Reeves. Next year he will write and direct the
      > true story of actor Hervé Villechaize' s final week alive, starring
      > Peter Dinklage.
      >
      > Rebecca Yeldham, Producer
      >
      > Rebecca Yeldham is an independent producer who most recently produced
      > THE KITE RUNNER, which has been nominated for two Golden Globes. She
      > is currently working on a variety of feature and documentary projects
      > including director Walter Salles' next two features, LINHA DE PASSE
      > (which just completed production in Brazil) and ON THE ROAD (which
      > will shoot in '08). Yeldham also served as Executive Producer on THE
      > MOTORCYCLE DIARIES (directed by Walter Salles and released in the US
      > by Focus Features). The film received two Academy Award® nominations
      > and won an Oscar® for Best Original Song, and a Golden Globe®
      > nomination for Best Foreign Film.
      >
      > Prior to the production of THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES, Yeldham was Senior
      > Vice President, Production at FilmFour (the film division of the
      > British broadcaster Channel 4) and ran its U.S. production wing. She
      > had previously served as Senior Programmer of the Sundance Film
      > Festival (1996-2001) overseeing world cinema programming and
      > selecting dramatic and documentary features for the festival. She
      > also served as Associate Director of the Sundance Institute's
      > International Programs organizing initiatives to support
      > screenwriters, producers and directors throughout the world.
      >
      > In the '90's Yeldham worked extensively in the areas of independent
      > and international cinema developing, acquiring and working in
      > production on dramatic and documentary films. Between 1990 and 1994,
      > she worked for the New York based independent distributor Fox/Lorber
      > Associates as the Director of Acquisitions and Business Affairs
      > acquiring such films as John Woo's THE KILLER and George Sluizer's
      > THE VANISHING.
      >
      > Yeldham currently serves on IFP/LA's Executive Board and has served
      > on several international film festival juries and selection
      > committees, including; the Edinburgh Film Festival, the Independent
      > Spirit Awards, and the Buenos Aires International Film Festival. Born
      > and raised in Australia, she studied law at Sydney University
      > transferring to Brown University's Modern Culture and Media
      > (Art/Semiotics) department where she graduated magna cum laude.
      >
      > Dana Sano, Music Supervisor
      >
      > Being an avid fan of both film and music has inspired Dana into a
      > music supervision career of nearly two-decades. She began at Creative
      > Artists Agency with music agent Brian Loucks and then moved on to
      > assist the late film producer, Robert F. Colesberry. Soon thereafter,
      > she became music coordinator for supervision veterans Gary Goetzman
      > and Sharon Boyle on films such as "The Silence of the Lambs", "The
      > Hot Spot", "Point Break" and "Groundhog Day". When Goetzman
      > transitioned into Playtone Productions, Sharon and Dana continued
      > working together on the overall PolyGram Filmed Entertainment slate
      > of movies and others including "Kalifornia" , "Until The End Of The
      > World" and "Under Siege".
      >
      > In 1994, Dana was brought in to help start New Line Cinema's West
      > Coast Music Department. As Senior Vice President of Music, she worked
      > with directors such as Paul Thomas Anderson, David Fincher, James
      > Gray, Jay Roach and Gary Ross. To date, she has worked on over
      > seventy-five films including "Austin Powers: International Man Of
      > Mystery", "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me", "Blade", "Blue
      > Crush", "Boogie Nights", "Hedwig & The Angry
      > Inch", "Magnolia", "Seven", and "Wag The Dog". Upcoming and current
      > releases include "Dan In Real Life", "Make It Happen", "Shoot 'Em Up"
      > and "We Own The Night".
      >
      > Chris Soos, CSC, Director of Photography
      >
      > Originally from Toronto, Canada, Chris Soos has rapidly become one of
      > the most renowned Commercial and Music Video DP's in the U.S.. Known
      > for his innovative technical expertise, Chris has worked on scores of
      > award-winning commercials in the past 9 years. His groundbreaking
      > visual style has been recognized with eleven CSC nominations
      > (Canadian Society of Cinematographers) including six Awards for Best
      > Cinematography in a Music Video. His first film, PARANOIA 1.0, was
      > chosen to be part of the prestigious Dramatic Competition at the 2005
      > Sundance Film Festival. His second feature, PHANTOM LOVE received
      > rave reviews at its world debut at Sundance in the New Frontier
      > collection section. Chris just wrapped Dominic Sena's new Thriller,
      > WHITEOUT starring Kate Beckinsale. He resides in Los Angeles.
      >
      > Andrew Dickler, Editor
      >
      > Andrew Dickler began his career in feature film editing as an
      > apprentice on "Pulp Fiction". His most recent editing credits
      > include "Me and You and Everyone We Know", "What Love Is", and the
      > documentary "Does Your Soul Have a Cold". He also worked as an
      > additional editor on "A Mighty Wind" and "Borat: Cultural Learnings
      > of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan". He is
      > currently editing "Spooner", a romantic comedy starring Matthew
      > Lillard.
      >
      > Jeff Renfroe, Editor
      >
      > Jeff Renfroe sunk his teeth into filmmaking as ateenager,
      > writing,directing, and editing short films such as THEADVANTAGES OF
      > VACULUX 2000, THE EDGE, and theaward-winning NOAH. He has won awards
      > for his musicvideo work, both as a director and an editor. Some ofhis
      > other editing credits include videos for Icelandicband SIGUR ROS and
      > a short documentary BUY NOTHINGDAY. Renfroe's internationally co-
      > produced debutfeature film ONE POINT O was nominated for the
      > GrandJury Prize at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival, and itwas named
      > Most Groundbreaking & Best InternationalFeatur e Film at the 2004
      > Fantasia Film Festival inMontreal. Recently, he directed and edited
      > his secondfeature film, CIVIC DUTY.
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      >
      > With people like them, how can this movie be bad?
      >
      > tee
      >
      >

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      JOE THRASHER - Thrash Metal Band
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    • tangelaine2000
      Oh wow! That explains why I can t read on Tsangarides Myspace. Thanks!
      Message 2 of 3 , Dec 30, 2007
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        Oh wow! That explains why I can't read on Tsangarides' Myspace. Thanks!

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