I backed Alex Cox’s Bill, The Galactic Hero on Kickstarter …. Glad I did now, the first trailer looks terrific.
"Video essay on the seminal Italian neorealist film LOVE IN THE CITY, which includes films by Michelangelo Antonioni and Federico Fellini"
Mutual Admiration Society (2014) will be premiered in IndieCork Film Festival this month. “Surreal and mysterious, in equal parts absurd and intense, Mutual Admiration Society is part of the noted multi-film collaboration between actor James Devereaux and experimental filmmaker Rouzbeh Rashidi.
The Great Acting Blog: “No Longer A Daily Blog”
Today marks the 500th day in a row I have written a post in The Great Acting Blog. So, it is with a very heavy that I have to inform that my run must now come to an end. Getting my new feature film off the ground is proving to be an enormous challenge, and it means that I am no longer able to maintain the focus daily blogging requires. So, for the next few months or so I will be…
The Great Acting Blog: “Don’t Be Frightened Of Creative Choices”
Don’t be frightened of creative choices. These are the ones that feel a little bit risky, that may just get us into a little bit of trouble. They leap out of the imagination unexpectedly, and they feel right but we don’t quite understand them and we’re not sure whether they’ll work or not. But they’re also the most:
The Great Acting Blog: “It Seemed So To Him”
Some people only hear what they want to hear. Some people only see what they want to see. We tend to respond to a work via the prism of our own value system: a scene could be hilariously funny for one person, but utterly obscene to another. Your work then, will connect most strongly and most positively with those who have a similar value system to your own.
When ever we get a negative response…
The Great Acting Blog: “Always Remember The Magic”
I was not intrigued with the accouterments of success and fame, the furs, jewels, expensive automobiles and mansions… I can assure you that these things were not on my mind when I sat spellbound in that Pozzuoli movie house. It was what these performers on the screen were doing, not what they received for doing it.” – Sophia Loren
Yesterday, the magnificant Sophia Loren turned 80. Her words…
The Great Acting Blog: “Some Words From Charles Bukowski….”
1. If something burns your soul with purpose and desire, it’s your duty to be reduced to ashes by it. Any other form of existence will be yet another dull book in the library of existence.
2. The free soul is rare but you know it when you see it – basically you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.
3. Drink from the well of yourself and begin again.
4. Poetry is what happens…