Unexpected Virtue of Academy Award Ignorance

The Academy is in for an interesting night. Sure the ballots have long since been cast but the story of all the votes unfold tonight. The night could go many directions and yield a few surprises but, as always, the Monday morning water cooler conversations that follow will be centered around the biggest awards, of which many are true toss-ups. At the center... Continue Reading →

All the World’s a Stage

Forget Meryl Streep. Forget Leonardo DiCaprio. Forget Bryan Cranston. Forget Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Forget any actor you've ever seen on-screen. To find the best actor alive, look in a mirror. Shakespeare had it right. Earth is the largest stage ever built and we are the actors. Whether we burn bright and fast or grind through life... Continue Reading →

Open Letter to ‘The Academy’

Dearest Oscar, How have you been? It has been a long time, I mean a long time, since we last spoke but as I approach my last gasps, urgency is of the utmost importance so I'll press on. My message to you today is a warning. A warning to take extra care in whom you... Continue Reading →

I love stories!

Story-telling is one of the most powerful tools in the world. Whether a story is scratched onto a cave wall, typed on a word press, told through a single photo or filmed through a lens, the end result can be powerful. I've always appreciated a good story and I hope that never changes. Though I... Continue Reading →

Predicting the Oscars

Updated with winners (in green)! The Academy is in for a long night. The ballots have already been cast but the story has yet to be told. The different directions the night could take, and Monday morning water cooler conversations that follow, are as exciting as they are unpredictable. Will members deliver a pleasantly surprising... Continue Reading →

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