Older At my first bar-job I couldn’t understand why the old men would stand at the bar every night and order a measure of whisky with a glass of beer. I understand now. *** Family It happened quickly. These things usually do. Six leaning on a high-table, all drinking. Blood soaks through the laughter […]
***Oscar Winner vs Predictions . Major Awards (2017)*** by j.kiley False Alarm When BEST PICTURE was announced. Warren Beatty & Faye Dunaway were given the wrong envelop. Instead of Best Picture they had the envelop for Best Actress. La La Land was wrongly announced as winning for Best Picture. Their celebration was halted when the right […]
***Predicting Winners . Academy Awards Major Categories (2017)*** by j.kiley & Shawn MacKenzie Best Picture La La Land Academy Award for Best Picture Arrival Academy Award for Best Picture Lion Academy Award for Best Picture Hell or High Water Academy Award for Best Picture Hidden Figures Academy Award for Best Picture Moonlight Academy Award for […]
Predictions for the 73rd Golden Globe Film Award Nominees FILM AWARD NOMINEES BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA Carol WANT TO WIN / WILL WIN Mad Max: Fury Road The Revenant Room Spotlight CHANCE TO WIN BEST MOTION PICTURE – MUSICAL OR COMEDY The Big Short Joy CHANCE TO WIN The Martian Spy WANT TO […]
Fantasy. Fairy Tale. Animation. Nothing one has seen and so lovely and mysterious. A symbol of the nightmarish tale. In the sacrifice of Evil. It starts as a young woman’s birthday party unfolds. “In a family headed by a tyrannical father, the younger daughter will regain her freedom on her birthday …” Who I thought […]
Vignettes of an assortment of people who meet in Paris. Some for the first time, fall in love. Some who have spent lives together and now are ending those lives together. To me it was a way of connecting to the city I love. Just to touch the beauty. Why anyone would want to harm […]
Hollywood Women Screenwriters: The Brave 13 Percent or I’m Feeling the “Melancholia” – Where Are “The Descendants” of Women?
Only 13.8 percent of the working screenwriters in Hollywood are women. Women are unfairly underrepresented in the movie industry and it’s blatant discrimination against 50 % of humanity, including your mother, grandmother, wife, girlfriend, sister and daughter. Stories by women are being lost, generations of archetypes, role models and sympathetic characters down the drain, because […]