Tag Archives: hollywood

On directing Ink

I wasn’t really sure anymore if I still wanted to direct films.  It’s strange to say this as I’ve always been someone who knew exactly what I wanted to do –  be a film director.  My friends spent their high school and college years figuring out what they wanted to do as a career.  I […]

10 Things to know about being an AD

  What is an AD you ask? What does an AD do? You have a lot of questions don’t you stranger?! Well, friend, “AD” is an acronym for Assistant Director.  Now, I know the title may sound like this person assists the director, but don’t let that fool you–an Assistant Director actually works for the producer, and his/her main […]

The Monocle – “Hitchcock”

Directed by: Sacha Gervasi Written by: John J. McLaughlin Released: November 23rd, 2012 Theatre watched at: Arclight Cinemas, Los Angeles   Hello again, Deer lovers! I hope those new “size-larger” jeans you bought during Black Friday this past weekend from eating all that delicious food is working out for you, because this week we have […]

The Monocle – “Argo”

Directed by: Ben Affleck Written by: Chris Terrio Released: October 12th, 2012 Theatre watched at: Century 8 Theatres, North Hollywood   “Argo-f*ckyaself!” exclaim Tony Mendez (Ben Affleck), John Chambers (John Goodman), and Lester Siegel (Alan Arkin) the moment they realize their comically absurd idea to rescue 6 members of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran from […]

The Monocle – “The Master”

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson Written by: Paul Thomas Anderson Released: September 14th, 2012 Theatre watched at: Arclight Cinemas- DOME, Hollywood   Paul Thomas Anderson > Christopher Nolan. Christopher Nolan > Paul Thomas Anderson. Yeah, that seriously was a frequent argument I ran into in the comments section when viewing the trailer for this movie […]