Category Archives: Movies

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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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Which of these ad lines for my upcoming feature film Over-the-Rhine    works best? Click on Leave a Comment below and write 1, 2, or 3 (additional comments welcome). PLEASE VOTE! Your responses will determine which tagline is used!

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

My film Over-the-Rhine has just been nominated for Best Picture at the International Christian Film Festival! This is the largest faith-based movie event in the world, I believe, with ties to the legendary Cannes Film Festival in France (not to be confused with the … Continue reading

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My Super Bowl Ad!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
(Note: You can skip to the video below, if you want to, but I’m guessing you’ll enjoy it even more if you read this first) Super Bowl has been the most watched event on American…

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The Most Momentous Day of the Year! (or Not)

February 2nd is Groundhog Day, a day which reminds the world that Americans are still at the pinnacle of absurdity: People in the town of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania (from an old Native American word meaning “white men are schmucks”) wear top hats, speak an incomprehensible version … Continue reading

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Best Movies of 2016: A Baker’s Dozen

No, I’m not a baker, I just happened to come up with 13 when I tallied my favorite movies of 2016. I believe certain genres get short-shrift, so I’ve broken them into three categories: Best Drama, Best Comedy or Musical, … Continue reading

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Mixed Blessings

Part One of Two The term “mixed blessings” is redundant. Why do I say that? Because all blessings—all real ones—are mixed. I only fully realized that this morning while contemplating the day I met the woman I was destined to … Continue reading

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