Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk: Adapting Your Story

On November 11, Oscar-winning director Ang Lee follows up his visually stunning Life of Pi with an exploration of the modern American soldier: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain Movie: directed by Ang Lee, and written by Jean-Christophe Castelli… Continue Reading

Florence Foster Jenkins (2016): Viewed and Reviewed

Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) dir. Stephen Frears written by: Nicholas Martin starring: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson, Nina Arianda   3.25 out of 4 stars It was a matter of time before Meryl Streep and Stephen Frears worked together.  Frears has directed… Continue Reading

Seattle International Film Festival: Movie Week Ahead – 5/20 through 5/26

Upcoming Movies Week 5/20 through 5/26 Tonight announces the North American premiere of Woody Allen’s new film Cafe Society, starring Jesse Eisenberg as Woody Allen and a bunch of beautiful ladies tripping over themselves to work with the ethically questionable but continuous surprising/disappointing director… Continue Reading

Adapting Your Story: Indignation, The Sense of an Ending (2016)

Young males are terribly stupid creatures.  So much testosterone and semen and peer pressure create for an incredibly sticky, sweaty few years.  Good novels are celebrated as classics for displaying the angst, erections, and inadvertently life ruining years between sprouting… Continue Reading