STORYTELLING IN THE ’30’S AND ‘4O’S – WHAT WE CAN LEARN

After watching a documentary RUNNING FROM CRAZY (only fair) which touched on the relationship between Gary Cooper and Ernest Hemingway, I watched FOR WHOM THE BELLS TOLL (166 minutes), starring Cooper, a radiant Ingrid Bergman (they were having an affair) and an amazing cast including Katina Paxinou, who won an Oscar; and SARGEANT YORK (133 […]

A MOVIE YOU SHOULD SEE AGAIN

Last night, I saw ERIN BROCKOVICH again.  Directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Susannah Grant, the movie is terrific and there’s a lot to be learned from it. First, the main character is in the center of the movie – it felt like she was in every single scene.  Julia Roberts won a well-deserved […]