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Film Review: "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" (2014) (Second Opinion)

★★★★

Just as Caesar’s character arc took the form of a violent, yet ultimately gratifying (both for the construct and for the audience), learning curve in 2011’s… 1,437 more words

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July 24, 2014: 10 down! 3 to go!

Today, we finished breaking episode #10 of my new SF series.  It’s a little rougher than the preceding stories with a few TBD’s, but it’s great fun and ends with a jaw-dropping sequence that will no doubt have this blog buzzing when it eventually airs. 151 more words

July 22, 2014: On ships and such!

Another day down, another story done.  That makes 8 out of our 13 first season episodes broken in less than three weeks.  I feared today’s episode would prove tricky, but I got in early this morning and hashed out a rough outline.   335 more words

Modern Spins on Classic Songs (Or, Am I a Musical Purist?)

I celebrated my birthday on the 18th, and one part of my celebration was a little trip to NYC for dinner and Maleficent with my friend Lauren. 497 more words

Further adventures in true crime

In the course of reading and doing research in the area of true crime, I’ve become fascinated by the way in which actual crimes have served as the basis for fictional narratives. 836 more words

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July 18, 2014: The Highs and Lows of the Writers' Room!

The thing I miss most about my days on Stargate is the writers’ room: the camaraderie, the laughs, the heated discussions and, every so often, the occasional creative accomplishments.   860 more words

The Number 1 film in America (or Worldwide)

Castle reruns are one of my favorites to watch, especially if there is nothing better to watch on television. During commercials the trailer for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes… 229 more words

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