...Peter Jackson's 2005 remake of King Kong contains this fantastic scene. It's one of my favorite action sequences, ever. The film isn't without its flaws, but I like it warts and all... Enough to recommend the directors cut. So if you're digesting a big meal with family today, and have three and a half hours... Continue Reading →
Helping the Halloween spirit with surprise videos over the holiday!
I love Joseph Campbell's theory of The Hero's Journey, and I think this is one of the funiest and best explanations of it ever done! The Writer's Journey is a beloved reference on my bookshelf. :-) Give Glove and Boots less than six minutes of your time and these guys will entertain you! They're one of... Continue Reading →
One of the things that I like best about this Robot Chicken skit is that Billy Dee Williams lent his voice to it in a humorous reprise of his role of Lando Calrissian. Also, pay attention to the guys in the background. ;-)
What If? ;-)
Artist and animator Paul Michael Johnson spent four years worth of weekends animating this truly amazing short film that hearkens back to the style, detail and shading of classic 1980s anime that blew me away as a youth! My storytelling was and is molded by those shows and Star Wars, so I was overjoyed to... Continue Reading →
This short animated film was a class project created by students at the DAVE School of digital Arts and Visual Effects in Orlando Florida in 2010. I love Star Wars, and this is one of my favorite Star Wars "Fan Films" ever because it captures the character of Han Solo so well! Hopefully, some of... Continue Reading →
Time for a new weekly writer’s roundup of my works-in-progress and those ready to read! Last Friday, I was invited back as a return guest to the 3.5 Geeks Halloween podcast. They are doing a show centered around selected Halloween reading, and asked if I had a spooky original story to share. Because the organizer... Continue Reading →