If you loved SPACE STATION 76, let’s talk!!!

This is definitely one of the weirder movies you’ll ever see!   Firstly, because it suggests that it is tackling all the social issues of the 1970’s, a decade which is about approximately a half-century too far gone in the distance to be meaningfully critiquing anyways, and secondly, because as a movie-comedy, it satirizes 1970’s …

On POLLYANNA and Gender

I’m not saying it couldn’t be rewritten and improved upon, but POLLYANNA is *really* quite a story, and character.  The pejorative use of “Pollyanna” as an insult is totally sexist… Captain Kirk was the exact same at age 10.  So was Martin Luther King.  So was George Washington.  If Pollyanna was a boy, everyone would …

LR103104: Capturing Truth (Is Hard)

Shooting this “challenge” documentary has been a real experience: it’s a good mental challenge to work on non-fiction and find a compelling narrative; it’s great to be shooting something; and, again, it is a real eye-opener to how difficult it is to shoot the truth. Over and over again (pretty much every day I can …