Sunday, September 20, 2009

My screenplay, "Death And...", won 4th place in the OC Screenwriters "Make It Reel" Contest. The winning screenplay, Brandon Tyra's "Harvey the Chicken Racist", will be filmed by Lennexe Production. Very cool.

Friday, May 01, 2009

Richard Hourula writes an interesting blog about movies at His latest column is about intriguing and cool movie titles. Below are titles that I like. The movie may be good or bad but the title piques my interest before I even know what the story is about:

Angels with Dirty Faces
Con Air
Forbidden Planet
The Rocketeer
Shakespeare in Love
Touch of Evil
True Lies
Young Frankenstein

Check out Richard’s column

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Sometimes the poster art is better than the movie. And whether science fiction or horror, the marketing departments use the same basic set-up -- damsel in distress
*Forbidden Planet * Dracula Has Risen From The Grave * Creature from the Black Lagoon * I Married a Monster from Outer Space * The Hearse * Grizzly

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Friday, March 13, 2009

"Give me the link to free ebook from Zumaya week, Gisbourne."
"See below, Robin."

Thursday, March 12, 2009

"We'll always have free ebook from Zumaya week."
**See link below

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

"I think I'll read one of the free ebooks from Zumaya. They're easier to reach."
*See link below

Sunday, March 08, 2009

Read The Inheritance (my first novel - a horror tale) or one of sixteen other Zumaya titles at Offer good from March 8 to March 14. Go on, you'll enjoy it.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Sunday, February 08, 2009

The Great Depression and Movies. The following are ten films set during that time frame that are good movies. Listed by year released.
It Happened One Night (1934)
{A big Oscar winner with Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert}
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
{Henry Fonda has never been better than as Tom Joad}
Sullivan's Travels (1941)
{not as well known as it should be -- terrific movie}
Bonnie & Clyde (1967)
{Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway are sensational as the outlaw lovers ... oh, yeah, there's this new guy named Gene Hackman who plays Clyde's older brother Buck}
The Sting (1973)
{Newman and Redford and a very cool con game}
Chinatown (1974)
{the millionaire played by John Huston would feel right at home with the Wall Street and Bank execs of today}
Hard Times (1975)
{Charles Bronson could act once upon a time ... he and James Coburn play well off each other}
Victoria/Victoria (1982)
{fun movie with Robert Preston stealing the show}
The Green Mile (1999)
{Stephen King, Tom Hanks, and a Southern prison during the Depression}
Seabiscuit (2003)
{a good story about the famed racehorse}

Thursday, January 29, 2009

PETA's Banned 2009 Super Bowl Ad

May not be suitable for children. It got my attention.

Thursday, January 22, 2009


An apology for our 2001-2008 interruption in service

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