BICYCLE THIEVES, aka THE BICYCLE THIEF

I watched BICYCLE THIEVES, which I haven’t seen since I thought it was called THE BICYCLE THIEF. SPOILER I really only strongly recalled the scene where the father treats himself and Bruno to lunch; yet, even that felt different than I remembered it! I was awfully surprised how poorly I remembered the story overall; I …

Susan Klebold on Dylan Klebold

School shooters are compelling personalities; two of my screenplays feature them as main characters.  Just look at the storm of guessing the motivations and causes behind the Columbine shooting tragedy; people love to talk about and hear about school shooters. In my most recent script, “Z., or, Zombie High School Massacre”, in which a repentant …

On GONE WITH THE WIND by Margaret Mitchell

“Scarlett O’Hara was not beautiful, though men seldom noticed when caught by her charm, as the Tarleton twins were.” – GONE WITH THE WIND GONE WITH THE WIND is the surprisingly compelling story of Scarlett O’Hara, a spoiled princess whose hands have never held any implement beyond an embroidery needle and whose bare skin has …