on being “highbrow”

As I'm wrapping the sixth draft of the screenplay I'm working on now, I've come to the realization that I have a hell of a lot to learn when it comes to writing a mainstream narrative. The ins-and-outs of commercial films are not in my creative arsenal. I can appreciate it. Hell. I love a…Read more on being “highbrow”

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reviews for Empire State and Divergent

Juice has been having trouble lately with their uploads. The server crashed last week and the editorial team's schedule has been wrecked by the downtime and quite a bit of my work has yet to come out on the site. I feel a little sad about that. I haven't been writing as much late February…Read more reviews for Empire State and Divergent

Movie Musicals in the 21st Century: In Tune or Off Key?

I grew up listening to musicals. I wasn't even ten yet when I saw (on betamax!) the American Playhouse production of Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, and Pacific Overtures, all by Stephen Sondheim. I had no idea what I was watching but the people were singing and it was lovely. My parents…Read more Movie Musicals in the 21st Century: In Tune or Off Key?