Category Archive: News

Lessons from Mary McDonough

I was five years old… My back four baby teeth weren’t coming out… My adult teeth were ready to come through… There was only one thing for it – rip them out! One… Continue reading

Return of the Jedi… Again

The much anticipated and long awaited (but perhaps not necessary?) Episode Seven of the “Star Wars” saga has been officially announced, and now all the gossip mills and speculation begins. Will the original… Continue reading

Fleas on the Wall…

Below is an extract from my thesis on the documentary form, focusing on the film “Grey Gardens”. Grey Gardens The production of this film began life as a “cinematic family album” (Vogels, 2007,… Continue reading

Madeline Kahn, Remembered

One of the greatest actresses in the world died in 1999. She passed away very unceremoniously, very peacefully, and without any of the operatic dramatics that so surround her film career. She exuded… Continue reading

Rick Melton is Savagely Stunning!

I needed it. I needed it bad! So I asked a friend if they would do it… They said no. I asked an ex girlfriend if she would do it…. She said no.… Continue reading

Beware! The Blurb!

The official blurb for my next book has been assigned. Let me know what you think! The creepy old poem had hung on the wall of Midge’s bedroom ever since she had moved… Continue reading

The One M… Mamie Van Doren

Ladies and Gentlemen, Mamie Van Doren Believe it or not ladies and gentlemen, the woman in this picture is 81 years young. Yes, that’s right, we have discovered the owner of the only… Continue reading

Praise from a Lovely Woman…

Beth Grant, a very beautiful woman and an astounding actress, got in touch with me today and sent me a lovely message. She is friends with the director Del Shores, who I posted… Continue reading

The Return to Silent Hill

It happened all of a sudden… Out of the blue… I never saw it coming… But in 2006 something extraordinary happened to me… I found out what my all time favourite film ever… Continue reading

The Sordid Lives of Others…

In 2007 I came across a film… I stumbled upon the film because my adolescent self had fallen in love with Beverly D’Angelo. She is probably best known to the casual viewer as… Continue reading