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In Memory of Curtis Hanson: 1945-2016

Starting out in Hollywood as a writer, Curtis Hanson had some minor successes with his screenplays and eventually with the movies he directed.  But, it wasn’t until 1992’s sleeper hit, The Hand that Rocks the Cradle, that he became a director with his pick of projects.  In 1997, he picked a life changing project with […]

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In Memory of Steven Hill: 1922-2016

Known to most of us from the hit and long-running crime TV show Law and Order, where Hill played curmudgeonly fair district attorney Adam Schiff, Hill’s acting career goes back decades and covers early television, a recurring role on Mission: Impossible, and a variety of movies. Billy Bathgate Brighton Beach Memoirs  A Child is Waiting […]

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In Memory of Gene Wilder: 1933-2016

Starring in some of the most iconic comedies of all time, Wilder first made a name for himself with dramatic roles on Broadway and on television.  Enter writer/director Mel Brooks with this film The Producers in 1968 to seal Wilder’s comic fate forever.  He proceeded to star in two more of Brooks’ films, Blazing Saddles […]

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Stranger Things: Read, Watch and Listen

If (like me) you’re one of the more than 44 million people who have binged on the Netflix original series Stranger Things (TV-14); then you may find yourself hungry for more. If you’re wondering what I’m talking about, then you can read about the series here, but Stranger Things is basically a mash-up of Stephen King (think Stand By Me, Firestarter, The Shining, and […]

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