February 16, 2017

Howard Beale and Donald Trump: As Mad as Hell and Not Going to Take it Anymore

I tend to stay away from politics in this blog. I prefer this blog to be a source of entertainment and sometimes education, and politics have […]
June 2, 2016

Three Reasons Why it Matters That Han Shot First

Prior to George Lucas saving the Star Wars franchise by effectively firing himself and selling it off to the Disney Empire, much outrage and gnashing of […]
April 26, 2016

Cameron Crowe and a Character/Story/Theme Addendum

Last week I posted a blog on how Story, Character and Theme represented the Holy Trinity of screenwriting. I received generally positive comments on the post, […]
April 6, 2016

3 Great Examples (and 1 not so good) of Heroes Turning Into Villains

Over the weekend I took the opportunity to watch Red River, a classic Howard Hawks western starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift. I had never seen […]