Yearly Archives: 2015

Christmas on Repeat

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“The best way to spread Christmas Cheer, is singing loud for all to hear”–Buddy Now while Buddy the Elf might think that is the best way to spread Christmas cheer, I, much like the people around Buddy at the time of that singing might disagree. Christmas to me is spending time with family and the […]

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What are Scary Movies Afraid of?

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The rating system used for movies has gone through more than a few changes since the early seventies. One of the bigger changes was the addition of the PG-13 rating in 1984 after some parents complained about violence and gore in “Gremlins” and “Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom.” It was these complaints that […]

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22nd Austin Film Festival Wrap Up

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“Oh how Shakespeare would have loved cinema!” Derek Jarman, Dancing Ledge This is my third year attending the Austin Film Festival, or how it’s known, “The Writer’s Festival.” For me the end of October is a time for discovery, as for eight days, it’s all about movies and being around people who share my love […]

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