Category Archives: Movies

Greedy Love

As of today, my wife Trudy and I have been married 32 years. I’m greedy for 32 more. Last week, without premeditation, we revisited many of the places that live in our memory. We’d flown to L.A. from our current … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

This Little Light of Ours Two years ago I pitched a compelling story of forgiveness to a faith-based production company in Ohio. They liked it and agreed to make it one of five feature films they would distribute primarily via … Continue reading

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Irony Board

A quick pre-scheduled post just for fun. I’m currently at the Burbank International Film Festival being mercilessly pursued by paparazzi!

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Major Award Nomination We’ll be flying into Los Angeles tomorrow for the Burbank International Film Festival where the movie I wrote and directed Over-the-Rhine will receive its West Coast Premiere this Saturday, September 9. If you live in or near … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

He killed her only son… My feature film Over-the-Rhine will have its West Coast Premiere at the Burbank International Film Festival on Saturday, September 9th, 2017. And I’ve just learned that we have been nominated for a major award! Categories … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

My feature film Over-the-Rhine has been officially selected for the Burbank International Film Festival! We’ve also been told we may be in the running for an award, but don’t know the details yet. Over-the-Rhine will screen Saturday, September 9, 1:00 … Continue reading

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My Ten Favorite Movies of 2017 – So Far

I have lots of room in my heart for “mainstream” movies. You know, the ones people actually watch. I saw a film aficionado’s list of the 50 Best Movies of the 21st Century recently and suddenly felt terribly unsophisticated. Not … Continue reading

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