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Female Filmmaker Friday: Under The Tuscan Sun, 2003 (dir. Audrey Wells)

Somehow I didn’t see this movie when it was first in theaters. I have no idea why not, since I was a senior in high school when it came out and went to the movie theater in my hometown practically every weekend. 1,850 more words



Face it Dad. You’re doing this, because you’re scared to death, like the rest of us, that you don’t matter. And you know what, you’re right – you don’t. 1,367 more words

Movie Reviews

Birdman Movie Review

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s Birdman has plenty to say about the current mega-blockbuster movie culture that we live in and have for some time. The screenplay (by the director along with Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr., and Armando Bo) puts in its two cents regarding the power that critics have, which is highly debatable in the Internet culture. 690 more words


MAN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN: Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

First, a word from our sponsors. Ever wonder what a reader for a contest or agency thinks when he reads your screenplay? Check out my new e-book published on Amazon: Rantings and Ravings of a Screenplay Reader, including my series of essays, What I Learned Reading for Contests This Year, and my film reviews of 2013. 2,160 more words

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Tasty, ironic, incisive, and savagely audacious, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a weird brew of backstage black comedy and theatrical satire; a volcano of creative ideas in full eruption; and a dark comedy of desperation buoyed by unbridled artistic optimism. 624 more words


Review: "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)"

Birdman is quite simply an affirmation. What sort of affirmation you ask? The kind which confirms what I have known since the 80s; Michael Keaton is one hell of an actor. 440 more words