Michael R. Miller
Michael R. Miller has had a dream career in film editing. After graduating from Cornell University and working briefly in commercials, he landed the plum job of assistant editor on Woody Allen’s Manhattan. He worked in the same capacity on Mr. Allen’s Stardust Memories and on Martin Scorcese’s Raging Bull. Subsequently Mr. Miller became a sound editor on Joel and Ethan Coen’s Blood Simple, and went on to collaborate with the Coen brothers as picture editor of Raising Arizona and Miller's Crossing. He also edited Josh Radnor’s HAPPYTHANKYOUMOREPLEASE, winner of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award, which opens in select cities in March 2011. His blog is http://filmmakersdiary.blogspot.com/
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Saturday, May 07, 2011
Eichmann and bin Laden
Moshe Landau, presiding judge at the 1962 trial of Adolf Eichmann, died on Sunday May 1, just in time to roll over in his grave. Judge Landau sentenced Eichmann to death for crimes against humanity after a 14 week televised trial. Mountains of evidence showed the world that the Austrian-born bureaucrat bore direct responsibility for the murder of 6 million Jews.
Saturday, February 26, 2011
83rd Academy Awards: A Clenched Fist on Every Lapel
Sunday evening, February 27, hundreds of millions of movie fans will watch the 83d annual Academy Awards. These viewers may not be aware of a fact that merits particular attention this year, as Wisconson’s public sector employees stand up for their rights: every presenter and almost every recipient on the Oscar broadcast belongs to a labor organization. Every musician in the pit, every camera operator, every cable puller -- everyone involved carries a union card!