Category Archives: films

My Fight With Technology

    Filmmaking is not what you think. For one thing, film is now defunct. I have sat in the basement of the University of Michigan, helping a friend go through reel by reel of old classics, some of them … Continue reading

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It’s Still a Wonderful Life

One of my dearest Christmas memories of late was the year my friend Steve set up a screen in his living room and rolled out an old projector to show me an original film version of, It’s a Wonderful Life. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! And May the Horse Be With You

“Laugh it up, Fuzz Ball!” Little sis Amanda delights in that line whenever she finds it relevant. It stems, of course, from the original Star Wars, when Han Solo admonishes his jeering Wookie friend. Born with Down syndrome, Amanda’s disability … Continue reading

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Movie Trick Horses!

Last week I hung out with Rex Peterson while he worked with the horses on the Secretariat film. Here he is with T, the horse who starred in “Dreamer” with Dakota Fanning. T currently has an abcess on his withers … Continue reading

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My Day Among the Stars

Here’s an article about my day on the set for the pilot of, “The Prince of Motor City”.

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Heath Ledger

He must have been a pretty astute and determined character, to not sell out to his good looks, instead staying true to the arts. I found his role in Brokeback Mountain very moving. I saw that film two or three … Continue reading

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Movie Review – I Am Legend

First of all, I am going to tell you right now that they kill the dog. That being said, the dog (whose real name is Abbey) is a great actor. It is almost worth seeing this movie just to watch … Continue reading

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