Aimée Lagos

No Good Deed

Change is good for business

Change is coming. It’s that moment right at the beginning when the ground starts to swell and there is the inevitable push to stamp it down – people starting to stand up against their own fear of the consequences of […]

world is round

‘The world is round, people!’

“The world is round people!” Cate Blanchett’s words rang out with strength and indignation at the Oscars this year as she gave voice to a groundswell that is becoming a force to be reckoned with. People on both sides of […]

hand-door-hollywood-journal

Terrifying thriller? Or self-fulfilling prophecy?

I wrote the script years ago. It’s called No Good Deed and it’s coming to a theatre near you. And now suddenly I find myself living it – almost exactly – as if it was some sort of self-fulfilling prophecy. […]

hands-jail

You are a felon

“You are a felon.”  Those were the words texted by one high school kid to another after the boy bragged via text about raping an unconscious 16 year old girl in Steubenville, Ohio.  The phrase was echoed again on Sunday […]

feminism

Embrace the F-word

No, this is not going to be a pitch for the MPAA to allow more than two F-bombs before issuing an R rating (although I do think it’s absolutely insane that they find it of paramount importance to shield our […]