Category Archives: Opinion

6 ways ‘The Big Sick’ shows what’s wrong with Hollywood

Last Tuesday was our wedding anniversary. To celebrate, we went out for a movie. We saw “The Big Sick”. If there’s a movie that shows what’s wrong with most of the films coming out of Hollywood these days – well, … Continue reading

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Ghost in the Shell – Why Max Landis is Wrong

uh…. I’m really having a hard time figuring out what Mr Landis‘ arguement is. We shouldn’t blame the studios because…. um… they are stupid? Stupidity clears one of blame? If, as Mr Landis says, it’s a cultural problem, one would … Continue reading

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10 Non-American TV Series You Must See!

I’ve cobbled this list together because I really think you need to watch these. A couple of them have been remade in North America and these remakes are not as good as the original versions. And that’s a shame. I … Continue reading

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My Answers to 4 Questions about ‘The Whipping Man’

Pacific Theatre’s publicity folks sent me some questions about the show I’m about to direct for them. The great thing about this sort of thing is that it helps me focus on the play in a different way than just … Continue reading

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Why I’m NOT going to see ‘The Interview’

Okay, let’s get this straight. Sony spends lot of money making a movie and advertising about the assassination of North Korea’s leader. Then, they get hacked and threatened. They decide to cancel the movie because of the threat to viewers. … Continue reading

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