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Ed Limato: A tribute to the iconic agent to the stars

“Great legends,” Ed Limato was quoted as saying “are usually people who die young because they didn’t live long enough to spoil their image.” How prescient. Ed Limato, who with his abundant energy and envious vitality was going to outlive […]

Atlanta

Film festival tips from the trenches

My film, The Sublime and Beautiful, had its world premiere at Slamdance last January and has since played Cleveland, Atlanta, Kansas City, Charleston, Newport Beach, Milan, Cinetopia, Waterfront and Free State film festivals. We’ve won 8 awards and have been […]

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Birthdates of the film greats

Okay, last night I had this trippy dream I was at a café sipping a thick black beer, and heard someone pull up a chair. So I’m peering Through a Glass Darkly and as I set down the sludge-filled mug, I’m […]

King Lear

See better, Lear

In Shakespeare’s monumental tragedy about an arrogant King who divides his kingdom amongst avaricious daughters, King Lear’s advisor, Kent, advises him to think carefully about his actions. Lear has just scorned the one daughter who actually cares about him in […]

Lucille Ball

Why ‘I Love Lucy’

Lucille Ball has been an inspiration to me for many reasons, beyond our shared signature red hair that even black and white television can’t dim. The idea of a female comedic protagonist has become very popular recently, but sixty years […]

Adjustment Bureau

‘The Adjustment Bureau’: Destiny vs. free will

If you have ever wondered what role your choices, love and free will have in shaping your destiny, then you have got to see The Adjustment Bureau. The movie stars Matt Damon, as a rising politician who falls in love with a talented ballerina […]

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