Born On This Day – March 24, 1945

“For me, all good stories are about awareness. Self-awareness and lack of it, of how you get there and how you might fail to get there. Even Don Siegel’s Invasion of the Body Snatchers is about that to a degree. People discover who they are and what they’re all about by meeting their doppelgängers. I have deliberately tried to mix it up in my movies, because I enjoy visiting different worlds. However, thematically, I find that things keep coming up. Self-examination to begin with. You know, who am I, how did I get here and how do I become a better … Continue reading Born On This Day – March 24, 1945

Movie Beat – 10.26.12

Confused on what to do this weekend? Go to the movies! Here are ten films opening up this Friday, choose what you will. Chasing Mavericks – North of Santa Cruz, there is a wave, one of the biggest on Earth, known as Mavericks. A group of surfers try their best to keep the wave a secret, but fifteen year old, Jay Moriarity (Jonny Weston) discovers the wave and knows that it is his destiny to surf it. He enlists the help of Frosty (Gerard Butler) to mentor him to surf the legendary Mavericks. Based on a true story, and made … Continue reading Movie Beat – 10.26.12