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Movie Reviews & Stories
JAMES WESTBY, Filmmaker
In Last Days, famous and troubled musician Blake
(Michael Pitt) gets a visit from a Yellow Pages salesman. Blake is
wearing a dress with combat boots and can barely speak.
James Westby, the Portland director who made Film Geek and The Auteur (though at the moment he may actually be better known for a video surveying the width of Storm Large's vagina) has been busy in post-production on his newest feature, Rid of Me. And now it has a trailer, which if nothing else suggests that Westby is putting comedy aside for the moment: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQ29sfkIDs8&eurl[/youtube] So ...