A Story of a Phone Call, Blondie, and Why Jon and Brantly Watts are Homespun

A Story of a Phone Call, Blondie, and Why Jon and Brantly Watts are Homespun

Kristy and I thought for a second, and while we did think a fest screening was an awesome idea, Homespun needed something to standout and to help it stand on its own. We batted around ideas of screening at The Plaza sometime in the fall, once they had the first three films done. The Plaza was a must include in the equation. It was important these films screen in the same venue AKA Blondie had. Its where that feeling of community felt strongest for all of us. If we're going to put the focus on local filmmakers and give people a chance to meet the subjects of Homespun in person, this is where the screening had to happen. 

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Get Buried at The Plaza Nov 8 & 9 with the Buried Alive Film Fest

Get Buried at The Plaza Nov 8 & 9 with the Buried Alive Film Fest

Open your minds a bit if you're not a horror fan, because Buried Alive is not just an endless array of zombies and slasher flicks. Animation, documentaries, comedies, surreal, experimental, ghosts, serial killers, monsters, shorts, features, it's a little bit of everything.

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Blockbuster to close remaining 300 U.S. stores...Thanks for the Memories

Blockbuster to close remaining 300 U.S. stores...Thanks for the Memories

If you were born in 1995 time, a time at which Blockbuster had grown a model pioneered by enterprising mom and pop stores into a national juggernaut with dreams of going global, your connection to the brand is tenuous at best. Putting it perspective, around the mid-1990's, Blockbuster announced they were going to open 300 Blockbuster Music stores, with a goal to open a total of 1000 in a few short years. Four years later, Napster was launched. Two years after that, Apple introduced the iPod. 

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