It may be regarded as the decade that fashion forgot but the 1980s had a remarkable array of films. Even in the horror genre, this decade provided a futile ground for innovative and groundbreaking ideas. Now, you may be thinking that the 1980s was simply a collection of ‘slasher’ films. That Freddy Krueger and Jason… Continue reading [Guest Post] – 1980s Horror Films: Better Than You Remember?
Saturday Zen – “Poop Coach”
How do you follow being the director and screenwriter of the highest-grossing movie in history? You become a poop coach.
High Concept vs. High Character
When you’re reading a story, watching a movie, or picking a new TV series to obsess over, which do you care about more–that the premise is new and interesting or that the characters are believable and interesting? I recently had a discussion with my wife about this because while watching Doctor Who with my dad, I had… Continue reading High Concept vs. High Character
Dragons Flights and Sacrifice: A Tribute to Hermione Granger
Like every other woman who went through school with frizzy hair and the label “the smart girl,” I identify strongly with Hermione Granger. I have no illusions about how clichéd this is. It’s about as original as every non-Republican professional woman with glasses believing herself to be the real-life Liz Lemon.
[Guest Post]: "That’s no moon: It’s a space station!" 10 Ways to Tell the Difference
If you weren’t already aware, May 4th is Star Wars day. So in honor of the Star Wars we are going to help you be prepared for possibly running into a Death Star.