Category Archives: Movies

A Filmmaker’s Journal

New Feature Film in the Works! I was planning to write a profoundly serious blog post today. Oops! Instead, I find myself in final negotiations to write, direct, and produce an absurdly over-the-top feature film–and loving it! It’s my earnest … Continue reading

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New “Jesus Go!” Video

Last year I wrote a short story entitled Jesus GO! In it, a teenage girl and her Pokémon GO-obsessed kid brother meet an older man who insists that “Jesus came up with the idea first.” Because JG was so warmly … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Open Door or Open Pit? In the battle for fame, conscience is often the first casualty. I’d just completed my final student film and was combing through Backstage, a well-known resource for entry-level movie jobs, when, to my surprise I … Continue reading

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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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