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Eviction Countdown: Day 4

I spent the day visiting my brother who had just completed a brutal round of chemotherapy and then the evening with my best friend in Fort Wayne, Billy. 644 more words

The Third Act

The third act. The elusive ending. The cherry on top. The pretty bow.

As someone who has (a little) experience in writing scripts and short stories, I agree when it is said that third acts are the hardest to do. 496 more words


Back In Black: 2015 Noir City film festival

The 13th Annual Noir City film fest has come and gone, and as usual it was a celebration of audience-participation in fedoras and fox furs, with free booze samples in the Castro Theater mezzanine between the double-bills. 1,492 more words


Backlot's Dueling Divas Blogathon: Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine

This post is for Backlot’s Dueling Divas Blogathon!  You can find the other submissions here.

I am late.  Really late.  I was supposed to have this post up yesterday and somewhere between the baby, the five-hour car drive, and technical difficulties I became late.   1,491 more words


Seeing "Jungle Red" Over THE WOMEN

The Women—And It’s All About Men!” shrieks the movie’s trailer. “Out of the boudoir, onto the screen skyrockets Clare Booth Luce’s sensational stage hit of 135 women with nothing on their minds but men! 1,137 more words

Movie Briefs

Opening Night of Noir City 13: WOMAN ON THE RUN (1950), BORN TO BE BAD (1950)

The 1407 seat Castro Theatre was packed solid last night for the opening night of what has become a veritable San Francisco tradition, the Film Noir Foundation’s Noir City film festival. 762 more words

Lara Gabrielle Fowler