Movies

Review of   ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’

Review of ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’

This is my first venture into reviewing a movie.  To give you a little inkling of what meager credentials I bring to this endeavor.   I read close to 4 to 8 books a month. I read 6 newspapers, such as Denver Post, New York Times, San Jose Mercury News, Al Jazeer, BBC and CNN on-line […]

By December 29, 2011 4 Comments Read More →
One year and counting…

One year and counting…

WOW! I can’t believe a year ago today I started reviewing movies. And what a year it’s been. Many may not know that this was just supposed to be an experiment – a learning tool for me. I was not planning on becoming a movie reviewer at all. In fact I wanted to change careers […]

By December 29, 2011 10 Comments Read More →
Movie Review: We Bought a Zoo

Movie Review: We Bought a Zoo

Question: What would you do if your daughter says to you when looking at a group of people having a good time, “Their happiness is too loud”?  First your heart would sink and then you would do anything, even if it was considered crazy, to make sure your kids are happy again. Months ago I posted the […]

By December 27, 2011 2 Comments Read More →
Movie Review: Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol

Movie Review: Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol

Question: Anyone sick and tired of sequels? Yeah, me too. However, I just saw Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol and may have to eat my words about this particular sequel. This one was pretty good! I must confess I was actually planning on viewing this movie for one reason and one reason only – Simon Pegg. Yes, you heard that […]

By December 23, 2011 4 Comments Read More →
Movie Review: The Adjustment Bureau

Movie Review: The Adjustment Bureau

Directed (and written) by George Nolfi, Universal Pictures, 2011. Starring:  Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Michael Kelly, Anthony Mackie, John Slattery, and Terrance Stamp. Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller Question: Did you ever get that feeling when you meet someone that the two of you were meant to be together? You can’t explain it but once you meet them it all makes sense. It is chance or is […]

By December 19, 2011 6 Comments Read More →
The Screenplay Diary: “Between Love and Orgasms”… How to Write a Movie in 21 Days

The Screenplay Diary: “Between Love and Orgasms”… How to Write a Movie in 21 Days

“The you who started the script is different from the you who finishes it.” Viki King   While I’m not in favor of gimmicks, I am in favor of the idea of freeing my mind from the things that slow me down in the creative process… like thinking.  If I’ve already done my thinking… and […]

By December 14, 2011 10 Comments Read More →
Movie Review: Rabbit Hole

Movie Review: Rabbit Hole

Directed by John Cameron Mitchell, Olympus Pictures, 2010. Starring Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Sandra Oh and Dianne Wiest. Genre: Drama Question: When you are sad, do you hate it when people tell you how to feel and act so you are no longer sad? Rabbit Hole, starring Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart, takes on a family’s tragedy and it’s aftermath with how the […]

By December 12, 2011 14 Comments Read More →
Movie Review: Things I Don’t Understand

Movie Review: Things I Don’t Understand

Directed (written & produced) by David Spaltro,  Embrace The Fall, 2011. Starring Molly Ryman, Aaron Mathias, Grace Folsom and Lisa Eichhorn Genre: Drama Question: How many of you ponder the meaning of it all and what happens to you after you die? Yep, that’s what I thought. Anyone got any answers they would like to share? I just finished a screener for Things I […]

By December 5, 2011 9 Comments Read More →
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