Category Archives: Movies

A Filmmaker’s Journal

The World Premiere this past week of my new feature film Over-the-Rhine was remarkable. Cincinnati’s historic Memorial Hall was packed with good people and good cheer. The audience response was ecstatic–loud cheering erupted as the end credits rolled–a filmmaker’s dream. … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Just a quick update: Tonight’s World Premiere of my new feature film Over-the-Rhine is getting a lot of last-minute buzz. I did a live interview on the local Fox channel, and hear the local NBC station is repeatedly airing a … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

My feature film Over-the-Rhine will have its World Premiere on June 13, in Over-the-Rhine, the historic urban core of Cincinnati, Ohio, where the story is set and was filmed. Since the last time I mentioned it, Over-the-Rhine has been nominated … Continue reading

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Split

So, I watched the movie Split on Netflix last night… and, dude, if anyone ever needed group counseling…

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Something Real “Faith-based” movies are in the toddler stage. Hollywood only began to realize there was a large audience for such films when The Passion of the Christ sold massive numbers of tickets to churchgoers in 2004. But it wasn’t until … Continue reading

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Summer Blockbusters We’ll Never See

We’re only half way through spring (in my hemisphere), but as far as Hollywood is concerned summer begins in May! And of course, you know what that means: Complex, original, profound works of cinematic art, right? Duh. No! It means summer … Continue reading

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Travelling First Class

Next week I fly to Orlando for my first major film festival! The last time I travelled, I got confused. My hosts rented a Lexus for me and it had all of these little voices. Every time I’d fail to … Continue reading

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