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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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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 Blogger Recognition Award

A panel made up of Beyoncé, Stephen L. Hawking, and Mahatma Gandhi has conferred upon me the coveted Blogger Recognition Award. I will be lavishly fêted at the upcoming Grammy Show and then be viciously tweeted about by Donald Trump. … 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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