COMMFFEST Toronto – Interview with the Festival Director

Originally posted on Festival Reviews:
COMMFFEST mission statement: To advance education by raising the cultural, artistic and aesthetic expression of the community. And to advance the public’s appreciation of the arts through related artistic workshops and panel discussions, while promoting the works of filmmakers and artists alike. 10th COMMFFEST celebrates great cinema , the power…

Watch Selected Scenes from screenplay TO DIE IN TENNESSEE

Originally posted on WILDsound Festival:
Mostly, it was positive things we heard about WILDsound and Matthew Toffolo. Also, for me, there’s a certain affinity for Canada. We used to get Canadian movies on the Bravo channel. I’ve never forgotten the sweeping prairies in a little-known Canadian film titled, “The Greening of Ian Elliot” or the…

FOXCATCHER, The Text Message Review

I want to talk to you about how he (director Bennett Miller) framed this film in a cinematic story. The first half we are with Mark Shultz (Channing Tatum). We see what he sees. How he observes life etc..? He’s in every single scene. Then at the half-way point we begin to see the world… Continue reading FOXCATCHER, The Text Message Review

WILDsound’s Top 20 Robin Williams Movies.

On August 11th I was walking home from a meeting and started texting a friend of mine. We were joking around, taking shots at each other, usual guy stuff, when he all of a sudden got serious in his next text. “Robin William just died.” The guy was brilliant.” “Not in Patch Adams.” I replied… Continue reading WILDsound’s Top 20 Robin Williams Movies.

Remembering The West Wing

Once upon a time there was a show called The West Wing. It was about a fictional devout Catholic liberal who was the President of the United States, and his staff of idealistic but extremely intelligent individuals. The show ran for 7 seasons, mostly in the W. Bush era. As the righty Bush team of… Continue reading Remembering The West Wing