Captain Spaulding on Skull Island

RIP – Bob Hoskins

April 30th, 2014

. British actor Bob Hoskins has died of pneumonia at the age of 71.  He was such a presence in every role he played. Here are a few of his films that are personal favorites: “The Long Good Friday” (1980) “Brazil” (1985) “Mona Lisa” (1986) “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” (1988) “Unleashed” (2005) And, while I […]

. Around the end of January, Nomads Theatre Company in San Diego, California put out a call for short plays for an evening called VARIATIONS XIV. Each script required three things – — The line of dialogue “That’s why I never told you” had to be included — Lipstick had to be used as a […]

Mickey Rooney – RIP

April 7th, 2014

. Mickey Rooney has left us, after almost 90 years of making movies. There are quite a few of his films that I enjoy. I love the Andy Hardy series, a perfect representation of innocent, small-town Americana. I also really like the darker, noir(ish) films he made in the late-40’s and early50’s like KILLER MCCOY […]

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