The 2012 Oscars? Yawn.

I’m late on this post, but to be perfectly honest, I wasn’t very interested in the subject. I didn’t even bother trying to watch the Oscars this year – the first time in a long time. Why? Because I’m tired of the game. I’m tired of watching older, white Hollywood congratulate one another. There are … Continue reading

NaNoWriMo and the Denver International Film Festival

This has been a crazy week. I’m trying to write 1700 words a day and attend films at the festival here in Denver at the same. I work in the same building where most of the films are showing, and I have been very lucky in that I have been able to attend many screenings … Continue reading

In Which I Review “Dead Man”, a Jim Jarmusch Film

The boyfriend and I watched a great movie the other night. It’s an indie style western filmed in 1995 by director Jim Jarmusch and starring Benny and Joon-era Johnny Depp (my favorite Johnny decade). The film follows William Blake (Depp) as he travels from Cleveland to the rough West,  believing he he has a job … Continue reading

In Which I Learn About Directing

It’s strange to think that only a few weeks ago I was writing about Thanksgiving and now Christmas is around the corner. I’m not going to talk about Christmas.  Christmas is being talked about by far too many people right now anyway. But I feel, because of the holiday and the new year, this strange … Continue reading