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Hide Your Beer – Notzilla’s Here!

A Filmmaker’s Journal My multi-award-winning affectionate send-up of old monster movies Notzilla has finally arrived! Here’s the story in a nutshell, or, well, a beer can:  Yomama Bay, 1962. While the Japanese armed forces destroy yet another giant kaiju, a … Continue reading

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The Monster Movie to End All Monster Movies! (Or At Least Make Fun of All of Them)

There are several theories as to why the multi-zillion-dollar Warner Brothers Pictures blockbuster Godzilla vs. Kong, originally slated for release this month, has been delayed until next year… Yeah, that’s one of ’em, but I think we all know the … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

A Monster Debut in Chicago this Weekend! My newest feature film Notzilla, an affectionate send-up of old monster movies, will have its official debut at Chicago’s G-Fest this weekend! To read about the premiere and the movie (warning: plot spoilers) … Continue reading

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Music from My Movies

Do the Notzilla! I wrote three songs for the closing credits of my new feature film Notzilla, each in a different early 60s pop style, and each devoted to the national craze set off by an escaped kaiju (giant monster) … Continue reading

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Music from My Movies

 Where Have All the Monsters Gone? As I mentioned in the previous Music from My Movies, I wrote three songs for the closing credits of my new feature film Notzilla. Since the music under the credits represents a typical day … Continue reading

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Hurray for Today!

Some weird and wonderful things have happened on March 2nd. “We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

So Much to Learn! When one of the greatest filmmakers of all time, Akira Kurosawa (Seven Samurai, Rashomon) received a lifetime achievement Oscar, he seemed mystified, insisting that he hadn’t learned enough to deserve such an honor. He was 80 … Continue reading

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Cloudzilla!

These pre-spring cloud formations are so cool it’s scary! A subtle thumbs-up from God, perhaps, about my new in-the-works feature film project Notzilla?

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Notzilla! I tried to write something deep this morning. Honest. But just couldn’t. Because I’m currently marinating in a heady mélange of comedic mellifluosity (gags and groaners scribbled on scratch paper). Most of which will end up in the next … Continue reading

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Cloudzilla!

These early spring cloud formations are so cool it’s scary!

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