Michael Pottle

writer, director & editor
letterboxin' since '14

Favorite films

  • PlayTime
  • Ocean's Eleven
  • Stony Island
  • Polyester

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  • Deadly Blessing

  • Out of Sight

  • Irma Vep

  • The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

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  • 3 Women

    3 Women

    ★★★★★

    Never thought I’d be lucky enough to ever catch this on 35mm. Very thankful for that. Print was from ‘07, looked beautiful. Absolutely love this weirdo dream of a movie.

  • Stony Island

    Stony Island

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Absolutely loved this. A really special snapshot of Chicago. Cinematography by Tak Fujimoto! Love the docu-style and how they even incorporated real life events like Mayor Daley’s funeral procession. There’s an excellent timelapse sequence too. Shot pre-Chicago Film Office in the Southside, you get a look at a side of Chicago you don’t normally see on film. I love the looseness of the narrative and the emphasis on the music.

    Not streaming anywhere but you can rent/buy it on Vimeo, highly highly recommend giving it a shot.

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