The Amazon Direct Rate Change

February 28, 2018

Okay, I finally had some time to study the Amazon Video Direct fee rate change and the affect it is having on independent filmmakers.  If you are unaware, Amazon Direct was seen as a savor by thousands of independent content…

Keep Falling Forward

July 13, 2017

I have always loved the beauty and simplicity of a well-crafted cartoon. The pages by Don Martin, Bill Watterson & The Keanes teased my funny bone during lonely days growing up in Southern Indiana. I learned how to look at…

The Long Firm Grip of The Matrix

May 10, 2017

I spend about 4.77% of my waking life thinking about the next great sci-fi idea. (Which is a lot when you consider 33.52% is spent on food and 44.32% is spent on how & when will my privates be touched.) I…

Juice on the Loose

April 13, 2017

So I’m OJ’d out. I have finally finished both, ‘The People vs O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story’ and ‘OJ: Made in America’. Both are amazing, I can’t say which I liked best. I will say that ‘Made in America’ took…

Furious Character Design

March 3, 2017

I think this is a fine example of why Mad Max Fury Road is so amazing; we are introduced to Immortan Joe and his crazy costume and a breathing mask and it’s only when he loses his ‘favorite’ that we…

Gentleman Broncos

January 31, 2017

I watched ‘Gentlemen Broncos’ again, a very stylized, specific to environment (heavy art direction) type comedy – like the work of Wes Anderson. I wondered, “Why is this not working; why am I not laughing?” Then it dawned on me,…