Category: Movies

Illustration by Ryoko Arai designed for 'The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories' by Angela Carter.

Little Lady Love (2010)

Cast Darlene Dalmaceda as "la comtesse"Norma Desmond (Guilliean Pacheco) as "la chanteuse d'opera"Griffin Dwyer as "l'accordeur de piano"Cassandra Taylor as "la petite amour"Joe Veiga as "le marquis" Watch the Moving Storyboard https://youtu.be/q1EegBwYIq4 My Creative Process I chose to interpret “The Bloody Chamber” in my own way. Initially, I thought about doing it as a short film. Due to my time and location limitations, I knew I could not stage a simple interpretation of the book. Instead, I decided to strip it down and put it to music and photographs. I would like to think that this “moving storyboard” could serve…

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My Favorite Movies for Every Year I’ve Been Alive

There's a meme (don't you love them?) asking people to choose their favorite movies from every year they were born. I decided to get in on the action. You can too. This list was a test of conviction for me. 1985 and 1987, as well as 1997-2001 (coincidentally, my high school years), were the most difficult, only because they had some excellent flicks. 2011 was impossible. I couldn't find anything I liked. I had to go back through the list a few times before I found my choice. Click on the titles to purchase or rent on Amazon. '83: The…

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Why Do All the Good Girls Want the Bad Boys?

In 2004, I was contacted to assist in the promotion of - as well as providing content for - HPWizardry.com (now defunct). This was one of the articles I submitted for it. Jo Rowling answered a question about a valid obsession sweeping this world she created with some very sound advice at the most recent Edinburgh Book Festival. Go for the right man rather than the nasty ones. It took me 35 years to find that out.J.K. Rowling So why do the female - and not so female - fans of Harry Potter constantly find themselves drawn to the boys…

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