Reading, Writing, Arithmetic #10

Yes, yes, yes, I know, you are all bored of Hal Hartley, David Fincher, and Paul Thomas Anderson. Said nobody ever. Right? Good, glad to hear it. Essays, written or video or spoken, about such brilliant film-makers are never a chore. Never. As far as I can tell in my limited experience you don’t ever […]

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Reading, Writing, Arithmetic #9

If you haven’t see them already, then the Jeff Bridges on-set photographs, taken by The Dude himself, are a real treat. Many of which taken long before the term ‘selfie’ was even a twinkle in language’s eye. Quite remarkable – it is like finding long-lost treasure. Some really captivating stuff recently elsewhere too, including banter […]

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Baseball In Movies – Screenwriting The Game

I find baseball cinematic. That perception in regard to movies is not exactly a ground-breaking one. How can you not be romantic about baseball? Away, for now, from the actual baseball movies out there I wanted to take a few minutes to enlighten you on my own creative work in regard to this sport. I […]

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Baseball In Movies – Not Just Some Game

Baseball in movies, then. So let me give you some examples I would say are some of my very favorites. And I am sure there may be many others I am failing to mention here. Including a scene that would perhaps be a guilty pleasure of mine outside of any ‘best of’ lists, were it […]

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Baseball In Movies – If You Build It

As we fast approach the start of the Major League Baseball regular season, I asked some of the movie people I know to pitch their favorite baseball moments at me so I could share their thoughts on here. My own personal selections, some of which were covered in what you are about to read and […]

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Reading, Writing, Arithmetic #8

Sorry for the delay. You’ll have to excuse my current obsession with French cinema. Those of you that know me will surely have noticed. I say French Cinema, more directly the French New Wave. Even more accurate still would be Jean-Luc Godard. Saw A Bout de Souffle again last night. Terrific. So anyway, I dug […]

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