An Education, Me and Orson Welles reviews

Me and Orson Welles - This story, based on the novel by Robert Kaplow, is from one of my favorite “hip” directors, Richard Linklatter (Waking Life). It is set in 1937, when Welles was a known radio actor and before he took the world by storm both on the radio and in movies.  “Me and Orson Welles” features a teenager (Zac Ephron; High School Musical) who is in love with the theater, acting, and writing, everything about it. He manages to get hired for no pay by Orson Welles’ company that intends t … [Read more...]

Confronting the duck! Check out my new blog

Ever since I saw Norah Ephron's film Julie & Julia a few weeks ago I have wanted to write about  Julia child's advice: "...confront the duck!"  So I decided to start a new blog: Confronting the Duck I am not sure how often I will be able to post to this blog, but I hope it will be often and about what Raissa Maritain called "adventures in grace" - my own or wherever I find it: in people, stories, movies, television. Check in every once in a while and share some of your adventures, t … [Read more...]