Category: Film

Writing Process

Every thousand words, I take a break and watch something. Today, I’m watching You’ve Got Mail. (The first time I saw it was in the theater where Meg Ryan and Greg Kinnear go to the movies in the film.) I did not remember how sad this movie is! Even the happy ending is sad! I Read More

Orson Welles’s ‘The Magnificent Ambersons’ | by Geoffrey O’Brien | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

I haven’t seen this in a long time—not since I decided to write (but didn’t) The Magnificent Ampersands. Anyway, time for a re-viewing. The Magnificent Ambersons Source: Orson Welles’s ‘The Magnificent Ambersons’ | by Geoffrey O’Brien | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books Read More

A Look Ahead to the Outlaw King in Stirling, The Heart of Scotland

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Powell and Pressburger’s Cosmic Pageant “A Matter of Life and Death” Remains a Heartening Celebration of American Diversity | Village Voice

This is one of my favorites. If you haven’t seen it, find it and watch it. (It can also be found under the title “Stairway to Heaven.”) Source: Powell and Pressburger’s Cosmic Pageant “A Matter of Life and Death” Remains a Heartening Celebration of American Diversity | Village Voice Read More

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I think we have different ideas of what outrageous is, but this was a fun interview with Kate Winslet, whom I love. ‘I always do sex scenes properly’ Kate Winslett’s most outrageous interview KATE WINSLETT lets loose as she talks about using mud to disguise her ever-increasing boobs in her latest film A Little Chaos Read More

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This is one of my favorite films for reasons cited. It is strangely magical—as is Joseph Cotten.  😉 Read More