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Author Archive: Jennifer Kiley

“Never Tell Me I Can’t Do Something.” Words which make me feel challenged and pushed forward until what meets me is accomplished. It is within me to create from thoughts, images and sound. There are five questions: What? When? Where? How? And Why? My compulsion is to figure out answers to them all. I am a writer, poet, artist, blogger who uses her tools to search the unknown, to discover all the possibilities and impossibilities, and to live as full a life as imaginable. Jk the secret keeper

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Film Review: A Simple Plan

Film Review: A Simple Plan

A plane crash, a corpse of the pilot, a duffel bag filled with cash, and a simple plan. It’s a snowy Minnesota woods. The fantasy so many of us have had. ‘What if…’ It doesn’t happen often. But if there is a plan. Simple. Perfect. No such possibility. There are lethal miscalculations involved. First one, […]

Film Review: Wild

Film Review: Wild

The film is based on the true story of Cheryl Strayed [Reese Witherspoon], She decides the way to find herself is to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. The hiking takes her 1,100 miles. It seems a crazy way to find one’s self but we’ll see what happens. The film opens onto the most picturesque landscape […]

Film Review: Notes on a Scandal

Film Review: Notes on a Scandal

“We are bound by the secrets we share.” “Mind the gap – the distance between as you dream it and life as it is.” “People have always trusted me with their secrets but who do I trust. You, only you.” Barbara Covett [Judi Dench], keeps notebooks. An endless number of thoughts written down with her […]

Film View: THE 10AM

Film View: THE 10AM

A father and son work together, their own company truck and an official sign designating they are professionals. They are heading to their first job of the day at 10AM. His father decided today was going to be the first day his son will solo, but his father would give his supervision just to be […]

Film View: Tombes & Manèges (2015)

Film View: Tombes & Manèges (2015)

It’s Tim Burton meets French animation in a graveyard setting. The gravedigger is a burly man and his companion is his young son with dark circles surrounding his eyes. Off in the distance a spectacular display excites the young lad. He wants to experience something as delightful. The gravedigger seeing the down turned mouth and […]

By September 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Film View: “005 Jumpers”

Film View: “005 Jumpers”

WARNING: LANGUAGE (worthy of George Carlin) A good tagline for ‘005 Jumpers’: “One way or another, Paul is getting Cody off the roof.” If comedy noir with blasting Englishmen, a young gay male, suicide, life confessions, and celebrating the 4th of July with bombs bursting in air (fireworks), this is just the short film for […]

By September 21, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
In Memory of Wes Craven (1939 – 2015)

In Memory of Wes Craven (1939 – 2015)

From Dreams to Horrific Reality: Wes Craven’s Vision “Wes Craven was a pioneer. For most he is known as the creator of 1984’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” which birthed the horror movie icon Freddy Krueger…He created “Scream” — which influenced future filmmakers…Mr. Craven died on August 30, 2015, at the age of 76, leaving…a […]

By September 14, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Film View: Umkhungo (The Gift)

Film View: Umkhungo (The Gift)

The setting is in the slums of Hillbrow, an overpopulated urban area of inner city Johannesburg, Umkhungo (The Gift) tells the story of Themba, a young boy shrouded since birth by paranormal events; which disturbed certain members of the family, who were than beyond cruel to the young boy; most say he was haunted by […]

By September 7, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
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