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 CREEPY GREAT MOVIE

I watch a lot of documentaries.  For me, it’s all about storytelling.  In this day and age of evolving media, we’re not just screenwriters or just novelists, we’re storytellers – across media.   These days, some of the best storytelling is happening in documentaries.  They are fulfilling one of the original missions of movies – […]