Adventure: GOLDFISH – No Verna Fields

It was a dream of mine to work with an editor on GOLDFISH; editing is my favorite part of working on a production, and I always dream of working with a skilled editor, from whom I learn many Jedi secrets and techniques. So often, I think of Steven Spielberg at Verna Fields’ shoulder, watching JAWS …

Days Without Sugar: Everybody hurts

My mom likes to send out inspirational quotes via morning text messages. This morning’s: “I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone; it’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people people that make you feel all alone.” – Robin Williams Hours later, Robin …

Patterns: THE CINCINNATI KID Beatsheet

Writing a con artist movie was a difficult chore for me; I knew next to nothing about cons and it was surprisingly tough to learn them well, to integrate them intuitively. I also needed to learn a bit about poker, and one thing I watched (and loved) was THE CINCINNATI KID.  (I was surprised to …