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‘Grand Piano’ Review

This Spanish-made, Chicago-set film is a high concept thriller with a deviously simple premise, that it sticks to and gets a lot out of. Elijah Wood plays Tom Selznick, a former piano prodigy who, after breaking down with stage fright during an important concert, took a five year break from performance. 590 more words


SPOTLIGHT: Lovely Pre-Code Loy (II)

Welcome to another Film Friday! Today, we’re continuing our series of posts on the Pre-Code work of Myrna Loy, one of M-G-M’s sharpest and glamorous stars of the ’30s and ’40s. 1,150 more words


Panic Room (2002)

Title: Panic Room
Director: David Fincher
Distributor: Columbia Pictures
Year: 2002
Grade: C+


A Radio interview: Talking of movies, books, plays - and a sword!

Hello All! Here’s a radio interview I did this morning for the terrific Susan Wingate. Bizarrely she lives about six miles away from my British Columbian island on an American island, San Juan – or as we Brits prefer to call it, our lost colony! 9 more words

Should Memphis And Tennessee Become The Hollywood Of The South?

(Memphis) Over the past two decades, Memphis has seen its share of lights, cameras and action, and last year, Moviemaking Magazine even voted Memphis as one of the top ten cities to live and work as a movie-maker. 583 more words


For the passion of words and pictures.

                                                                 Films, Books, Poems, & Quotes.

First day of a new unorganized blog! Of course, being the extremely bored person that I am, I have also created two others. 118 more words


The Gift of Inspiration

I’m bereft of ideas today.  That is why I put up the Chuck D quote and the George Carlin transcript.  Since August of last year I have put up over 500 posts.  435 more words