Category Archives: Movies

Getting Close! And Check Out This Podcast!

Hello Dear Readers! I am extremely excited to keep you updated with my progress in the quest to get a book published.  I have had offers from more than one publisher!  Now it’s a matter of choosing which one will be … Continue reading

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It’s a World of (S)Laughter: Jurassic World in Review

Jurassic World: It’s a world of (s)laughter When I was little, I was all about dinosaurs. I had a subscription to DINOSAURS! magazine (from which I still have the glow-in-the-dark T-Rex skeleton I had to put together using a few … Continue reading

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Juxtasubbing: Watching a movie with another movie’s subtitles

So during one of our long-distance-friend skype calls, my friend told me about a happy little accident which set me on this new hobby. She loaded up an episode of Top Gear, famed British car show, but accidentally got the … Continue reading

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Prisoners

I just got home from seeing a screening of Prisoners. Holy smokes, I was not expecting that.  It had me on the edge of my seat for almost the whole film.  My chest is tight, my heart hurts from living … Continue reading

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26 Minutes.

26 minutes. A lot can happen in 26 minutes.  Tomorrow, I do believe movie theatre audiences will be put to the test. Is 26 minutes too long? Are 26 minutes of ads and trailers too many? The time from when … Continue reading

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One of my favourite books is coming to the silver screen

“Ender’s Game” by my favourite author, Orson Scott Card, is coming to a theatre near you.  As with most book-to-film adaptations, I am cautiously optimistic, hesitant, excited, and hoping for the best. Today, the first look at Ender’s Game left my heart … Continue reading

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Good News Everyone!

Hello all.  So glad to be able to share some more good news with you today: a short story of mine, “Mirror Twenty-Two” has been published!  It’s part of the online portion of the Haunted Waters Press ‘From the Depths’ … Continue reading

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Robert Browning followed me home after a movie last week…

…and keeps whispering in my ear. All he says is this: At times I almost dream I too have spent a life the sages’ way, And tread once more familiar paths. Perchance I perished in an arrogant self-reliance Ages ago; … Continue reading

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Adding to the melee of ideas

I’ve been seeing a ton of great writing recently.  Not in print mind you, I’ve been woefully inadequate in my reading habits lately, but on screen. Skyfall was just fantastic.  The direction was brilliant, the cinematography a veritable bath of … Continue reading

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12PAX: Coming at it as a Writer

This was my first PAX. For those not in the know, PAX is Penny Arcade Expo, a gaming convention.  It spanned the three days over the Labour Day long weekend, and had many things that interested me. I went to … Continue reading

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