Category Archives: Movies

A Filmmaker’s Journal

Sunny Winter Movie Fests! Our feature film Notzilla is in the running for awards at two more festivals! The Florida Comedy Film Festival is one of America’s most prominent comedy movie fests. Which is sort of up our alley since … Continue reading

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Thank You, God, For Not Making Me Handsome!

I discovered when I was young that I loved everything to do with storytelling. I wrote poems, short stories, songs, and created such poignant scenes in front of the bathroom mirror that I swear it cried. (Well, I know I … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

A New Batch of Kudos! More kudos have rolled in for our film Notzilla! Or, I don’t know, maybe they took an Uber (I’m not sure whether kudos can roll on their own). At any rate, they’ve arrived and our … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Monster Love! Our feature film comedy Notzilla, an affectionate send-up of old monster movies, has received two new honors! (Click on any image to enlarge, or to start slide show) First, we were chosen to preview exclusive scenes from the … Continue reading

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Horror! Devastation! Pee!

I was 5 when I saw Dracula, my first horror movie. Alone. In a tiny room lit only by the glow of a black and white TV, behind which were sliding glass doors revealing the evil darkness beyond. I knew … Continue reading

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Grace 101

Classes have resumed at schools and universities, or will soon; one of our daughters started her junior year in college this week. Which put me in mind of a blog I once posted about a religion professor demanding an “impossible” … Continue reading

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Believe in Yourself?

Last week, I wrote a post entitled Celebrate Yourself! And now this. What’s up? Have I suddenly gone all theologically squishy? Allow me to explain. I usually cringe when I see “Believe in Yourself” articles. Because, while in theory belief … Continue reading

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