Bridge of Spies (Review)
Oct15

Bridge of Spies (Review)

Like pizza and Bruce Springsteen albums, any Steven Spielberg movie is better than no Steven Spielberg movie. Seriously, think about that. Aside from the misstep of 1941 the guy simply doesn’t make flat out “bad” movies. That’s not to say there aren’t many “minor” Spielberg films like Always, Hook, Amistad, Catch Me If You Can and The Terminal but even those are interesting, well done and skillful. As I sat down for Spielberg’s...

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It’s Time for the Mill Valley Film Festival
Oct09

It’s Time for the Mill Valley Film Festival

The 38th Annual Mill Valley Film Festival kicked off last night featuring Tom McCarthy’s film Spotlight as it’s main premiere. While I won’t be in attendance until next week friend and colleague David Templeton said the film was “brilliant [expletive removed]-ing brilliant.” Strong words for what will probably be an Oscar contender come spring. Which brings me to my pre-festival review of the Mill Valley Film Festival. As a filmmaker...

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