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Deep Dive Movie Blog on “The Godfather, Part III”: We Need to Talk About Sofia. (Part 2 of 3)

While her acting is admittedly not great, the savage criticisms of Sofia Coppola's performance in "The Godfather, Part III" are unfair and unwarranted.

By |2018-06-08T20:30:50-07:00June 8th, 2018|Movies|0 Comments

A story whose time has come: “Double Perigee” resurrected (and a new podcast coming!) [Part II]

My upcoming science fiction audio drama podcast is a personal journey for me, which has taken 25 years to come to fruition.

By |2018-04-02T20:30:19-07:00April 2nd, 2018|Double Perigee, Fiction, History, Life, Writing Craft|0 Comments

Monstrous: The reactionary sensibilities of “Creature From the Black Lagoon.”

One of the most classic and beloved monster movies of the 1950s actually contains some pretty regressive and reactionary messages, if you think about it.

By |2016-09-12T20:30:38-07:00September 12th, 2016|Horror, Movies, Spotlight|0 Comments

The conservative progressivism of “Working Girl”: An ’80s feminist fairy tale.

Another example of a generation-old movie being more socially progressive than anything that could probably be made today in Hollywood.

By |2015-03-03T20:30:23-07:00March 3rd, 2015|Movies, Spotlight|3 Comments

50 Shades of Bertolucci: “Last Tango in Paris” and its unheeded legacy. (UPDATED!)

What kind of a world do we live in where a movie released in 1972 is generally more progressive in its depiction of sexuality than one from 2015?

By |2015-02-18T20:30:00-07:00February 18th, 2015|Movies, Spotlight|0 Comments

My 10 favorite articles of 2014 (Part II): No No NaNo, Norway sizzles, and farewell Montgomery.

My favorite articles of 2014, numbers 6, 5 and 4.

By |2014-12-30T20:30:40-07:00December 30th, 2014|Books, Climate Change, Environment, Interact, Writing Craft|0 Comments