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CanCon, Canadian TV aaaaaaaaand Satan!

I am proud to be Canadian. I am not always proud of Canadian things.

I can’t imagine being from anywhere else. It would be wonderful to live in Britain. 1,249 more words

Essays

Musings on Sketchfest and game-show comedy

As you may have guessed from the previous post, the 14th Annual San Francisco Sketchfest is in full swing.  I don’t get to Sketchfest every year, but I’ve been a big fan for a while. 127 more words

HERMAN MELVILLE IN A SUB and CHEKHOV IN TURKEY: Black Sea and Winter Sleep

First, a word from our sponsors. Ever wonder what a reader for a contest or agency thinks when he reads your screenplay? Check out my new e-book published on Amazon: Rantings and Ravings of a Screenplay Reader, including my series of essays, What I Learned Reading for Contests This Year, and my film reviews of 2013. 2,819 more words

Black Sea - Review

“Somebody said that the road to Hell…”

“…is paved with good intentions.  And apparently, the road to Heaven as well.”

Doctor Helena Russell (Barbara Bain) to Ernst Queller (Jeremy Kemp) from the Year One… 296 more words

Movies

Movies! "Black Sea" Starring Jude Law Opens January 30

PHILADELPHIA, PA

“Black Sea” is in theaters January 30th, starring Jude Law as submarine Captain Robinson. The Captain wants to make good with his former employers,  so he takes a job with a shadowy backer to search the depths of the Black Sea for a sub rumored to be loaded with gold.  52 more words

Features

"Black Sea" avoids risks, holds to adventure genre norms

By Jim Muntisov

Kevin McDonald’s “Black Sea” follows a group of mercenaries, led by Jude Law’s Robinson, as they venture to the depths of the ocean to uncover a Nazi submarine that’s suspected to be loaded with gold. 463 more words

Film

State of Play

Clerk’s Pick

Clerk:
Hannah, Video Central (Columbus, OH)

Movie:
State of Play

Pitch:
“It is an absolutely formulaic thriller movie, but executed really well. Like, somebody had a concept for this movie, and pulled it off exactly as they wanted it. 822 more words

Movies