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The Triumphant Returns And Spectacular Failures of Blogging in Hollywoodland

Blogging for the people that read blogs about people retiring from the spotlight for ten minutes and then in a desperate thirst for one more headline slipping back as though they never quit at all is after all is said and done the greatest Everest known to us. Continue reading

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Commentary on Movies, History and Perspective

What we look for most often when we sit down at the movies is a prevailing sense of having gone somewhere and experienced something. We’re looking for fulfillment or some substitute for it, call them distractions from our everyday or little excursions like holidays. Continue reading

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Selling Lucasfilm to Disney is like selling Apple to Microsoft.

Selling Lucasfilm to Disney is like selling Apple to Microsoft and asking Bill to slip on a pair of New Balance sneakers to do his best rendition of Michael’s stage slide at the next great keynote speech. The fact that Lucasfilm is no more, priced to sell, sold, is a shameful reality, it’s selling out, literally and figuratively, letting people down. It’s the death of integrity that wounds the soul, not turning the keys over to new young hopefuls to blaze new trails, it’s turning it over to the very thing that’s always been wrong with the industry. Continue reading

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