Category Archives: Film
(Warning: This post contains SPOILERS regarding the film Prometheus) Prometheus, a Titan from Greek mythology, is a fascinating and important figure who appears frequently in literature as one who overreaches in a quest for scientific knowledge. Mary Shelley famously adapted … Continue reading
Every fall, television networks release many promising new shows for public viewing. Few, however, survive longer than a single season. Last fall, I was looking forward to Prime Suspect, an American version of the British series, one of my all-time … Continue reading
Rob Lopez of Forsaken Stars, and member of the Fresno Sci-fi & Fantasy Writers group, interviewed me! Check it out HERE.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently rewarded two movies that celebrate movie making with a combined total of 21 nominations for this year’s Academy Awards: Hugo (11 nominations) and The Artist (10 nominations). Hugo, based on the … Continue reading
In 1974, when I was eight years old, I went to the movies with my family to see Murder on the Orient Express, staring Albert Finney and Lauren Bacall. I had never heard of Agatha Christie, the famous detective novelist, … Continue reading
First there was Bad Santa (2003), and now there’s Bad Teacher, which was followed soon after by Horrible Bosses. Focusing on the worst of human behavior as a source for comedy is hardly new, and such comedy works best when … Continue reading