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Documentary: I Like Killing Flies

Documentary: I Like Killing Flies

[media-credit name=”Courtesy of Creative Commons” align=”alignleft” width=”300″][/media-credit]Documentary time: I Like Killing Flies. If you don’t care for a restaurant owner who curses at you, questions why you didn’t like his food (by sometimes eating what you did not) or tells you CANNOT seat more than 4 people, and if you try you will get thrown out […]

The Screenplay Diary: “Between Love and Orgasms”… The Resident

The Screenplay Diary: “Between Love and Orgasms”… The Resident

[media-credit name=”Universal Pictures (1984)” align=”alignleft” width=”565″][/media-credit]The secondary character in a film can do one (or several) thing(s) to help a screen story come to life… or pull the plug on a story’s failing life-support… quicker than that brilliant soliloquy you’ve already written 100 pages in advance, for your lead character to monologue during the great, […]

Movie Review: Prometheus

Movie Review: Prometheus

[media-credit name=”Courtesy of Creative Commons” align=”alignleft” width=”300″][/media-credit]Question: Do you know who Prometheus was and why Ridley Scott’s latest film might have used his name for the title of the film? [FYI: There may be a spoiler in this review.] Prometheus: a Greek hero, a Titan, whose story may have inspired the core of the film. […]

Movie Review: The Intouchables

Movie Review: The Intouchables

Question: Can you positively alter someone’s life by just being their friend? Do you think people possess the ability to change your life for the better even if you have given up on finding happiness? Really think about it. People come in and out of our lives so much it is sometimes hard to focus on the few […]

Movie Review: Dark Shadows

Movie Review: Dark Shadows

[media-credit name=”Courtesy of Creative Commons” align=”alignleft” width=”300″][/media-credit]Question: Have you ever been addicted to watching a soap opera? Oh come on now, just admit it, most of us have…okay, maybe not everyone; but I do know a lot of you out there who have scheduled your college courses around The Young and the Restless, raced home […]

The Screenplay Diary: “Between Love and Orgasms”… Just Keep Typing

The Screenplay Diary: “Between Love and Orgasms”… Just Keep Typing

[media-credit id=9 align=”alignnone” width=”738″][/media-credit] Ken Jeong, “The Hangover, Part 2” (Warner Bros. Pictures) A couple of days ago, I got an exceptionally nice mention in a blog post written by a very dear friend, in which she mentioned my ongoing efforts at writing a screenplay.  After reading the post (and spending another day mulling over […]

Movie Review: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Movie Review: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Question: What happens when you reach retirement age? Do you think you get to that stage in life and are forced to take a hard look at your past?  Maybe then you acknowledge or comprehend some of your life’s choices might have been the wrong ones because you’ve gained enough wisdom only to realize the […]

Movie Review: The Avengers

Movie Review: The Avengers

Question:  Have you heard all the hype about the ensemble superhero movie The Avengers? If so, has that helped or hindered your decision on whether to see it? I was always planning on seeing it, but I am a movie reviewer, and I have seen a lot of the Marvel movies that led up to this […]

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