The Daily Footprint 9/8/09


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Tonight: "Wildwood, NJ" at Union Pool

Union Pool is screening Ruthless Films’ “Wildwood, NJ” – a 1994 documentary and unintentional precursor to MTV’s “True Life: I’m a Jersey Shore Girl” – at 9pm tonight. @UnionPool also announced that Maker’s Mark will be providing cocktails.There’s probably no better way to bid adieu to summer than by sipping whiskey and laughing at beach-folk’s personal problems and social myopia, so post-Labor Day Tuesday is perfect timing to see the movie.
Watch the video below for a sample of the amazingness that was mid-’90s Wildwood. SPOILER: fake nails, heterosexual whimsy, and girls who love physical altercations abound. If you can’t be on hand at the screening tonight, you can also buy a copy of “Wildwood, NJ” directly from Ruthless’ website (highly recommended).

Monster Island Block Party 2009

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| Golden Triangle
|| K-Holes
||| Knyfe Hyts 81
|||| Cult of Youth
||||| Barry London and Brad Truax
|||||| Georgiana Starlington
||||||| X-Ray Eye Balls
|||||||| DubbKnowDubb
||||||||| Trilateral Commission
|||||||||| Buckets of Blood
||||||||||| Bezoar
|||||||||||| TRYCRYTRY
||||||||||||| Andrew Deutch
|||||||||||||| Psychothriller/ Big June and the Supple Moon
||||||||||||||| Advaita Vera
|||||||||||||||| Knives Everywhere
||||||||||||||||| Backoff Track
|||||||||||||||||| the Yes Way
||||||||||||||||||| Lionshare
|||||||||||||||||||| Le Rug w/ Fiasco
||||||||||||||||||||| Animal
|||||||||||||||||||||| special guests and more
|| dj Hairwaves, Artur, and Matt Mikas
|| 2 ART OPENINGS OUTDOOR INSTALLATIONS ALL DAY BBQ
| MONSTER ISLAND |
210 Kent Ave @ Metropolitan Ave | Williamsburg, Brooklyn
L-Bedford, G-Metropolitan, JM-Marcy | free | all ages | 3pm-midnight
[pictured: Cult of Youth]

EAT Cafe Helps Locals Eat Fresher

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Greenpoint’s transformed little record shop, EAT Cafe, is now doling out CSA shares to neighborhood locals looking to enjoy farm fresh goodness.
Until November, you can sign up (on a weekly basis) to pick up a “Straight Out of the Ground” box full of the latest vegetables coming into season in the NY area. And, apparently, the food is picked the same day it’s delivered. We just signed up. It set us back only $30. Looking forward to seeing what comes in next week!
FYI – Weekly pick-ups happen on Wednesdays from 6-10pm.

Yacht Playing Surprise Show Tonight

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Yacht is playing a (secret?) surprise show tonight at Glasslands (289 Kent Ave). They go on around 10:30. The band is in town after filming an upcoming episode of Dinner with the Band for IFC, shot out of a converted loft somewhere in this fine city.

The September 2009 Movie Preview

by Dave Thomas
[Check out Dave’s amazing new project straight2dvdmovies.com]
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Extract
The month begins and ends with thrillers about people who live their lives through androids or other people while they stay at home. Think Hollywood’s getting a little passive aggressive about people who don’t go out to the movies?
September 4
GAMER
WHAT’S THE PITCH?
Gamers control real-life death row inmates as if they were characters in an first-person shooter.
WILL IT SUCK?
From the guys who gave you Crank and Crank 2, so expect lots of stylized action…and not much else. Interesting cast: Gerard Butler, Michael C. Hall, Zoe Bell, Alison Lohman, Milo Venitmiglia, John Leguizamo, Keith David, Kyra Sedgwick, Efren Ramirez, Sam Witwer, and Chris ‘Ludacris” Bridges.
HOW WELL WILL IT DO?
Probably about as well as any late summer/early fall action flick (like, say, Crank). $28mil.
WILL ANYBODY REMEMBER IT AT OSCAR TIME?
I’m not sure the Academy knows what a gamer is.
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WHAT’S THE PITCH?
Factory Space
WILL IT SUCK?
Mike Judge (Office Space, Idiocracy) has a proven track record. Cast is hot: Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Ben Affleck, Kristin Wiig, J.K. Simmons, and David Koechner.
HOW WELL WILL IT DO?
Will probably do well for a Mike Judge film, which isn’t very good. $20mil.
WILL ANYBODY REMEMBER IT AT OSCAR TIME?
If they didn’t recognize Office Space
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CARRIERS
WHAT’S THE PITCH?
You know those tough who lives/who dies decisions you have to make during a zombie attack? Same ones generally come up during a global viral outbreak.

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Gus Porter, American Legend with Thomas Haden Church


Gus Porter gets mauled by a bear, but he won’t let the socialist Canadian health care fix him up, so he’ll hike back to America. This would be funny if it didn’t pretty much reflect the substance of the debate. [via]

Spotted: David Osborne, Nate Fish and Joe Rosenberg

Meet the grown ass men who like to throw a party once a month to ask you ” Where Are You From ??? ”
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Photo by: Yunice Kang

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