Category Archives: Film

Blade Runner Love

Went to see “Blade Runner 2049” on Saturday night;  like all good science fiction, it fires on many levels,  food for thought on our present day modern world, intimacy,  what it means to be human, what it means to give … Continue reading

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Chaplinesque

Ever since my son Jude was old enough to watch movies, we’ve had pizza party movie night. Usually weekly. Usually Friday. Most recently, he did a throwback dance and chose Wall-e, during which many fond memories of toddler Jude cascaded … Continue reading

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Chance the Gardener

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Been thinking a lot about facades, for many reason.   Hopefully this ties a few things together.  Enjoy “Chance the Gardener” On the tour, I trace his footsteps. Movies imitating books, Peter Sellers imitating life Watching flickering screens, Mirroring the moves … Continue reading

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News

An ancient song I wrote with my friend and Chi-town legend, Hugh Hart, appeared in a documentary on these bike riders who go from S.F. to L.A. to raise money for leukemia.  The riders are called the Fireflies; our song … Continue reading

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Science on Screen

Sent this around to a few friends already, but Jude and I went to another night of Science on Screen at the Belcourt Theater here in Nashville. Apparently, there are a few other locations around the country doing this, so … Continue reading

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Performance Art

When I teach at Watkins, I throw some Lorrie Moore at my students, from “Self-Help.”  She’s a brilliant writer; this book is all second person.  So, I give them the option of freewriting in second person.  It’s pretty difficult, really, … Continue reading

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Speaking of Hitchcock (Following up on the Last Post)

Speaking of Hitchcock (3/10/2013) Recently, the Becourt Theater held an Alfred Hitchcock fest, 24 films in 23 days from the Master of Suspense. Jude had seen a couple of favorites at home, but he’d never viewed any on the big … Continue reading

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