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IN a couple of days I will go to the Sun Valley Film Festival where the short film we shot last year About Andy is going to be shown.   This short is on two subjects much in the public eye  now, Artificial Intelligence and loneliness.  The British Prime Minister, pronounced  that loneliness is now an official disease and one that need to be addressed.   Artificial Intelligence is here to stay and the ...
Posted on March 13, 2019 and filed under JM Video Shorts, Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People
We lost the wonderful talented Nicolas Roeg, last week...another extraordinary talent gone.  I had the privilege of working with him on The System, my first big film and one of the two best I have done. This is going to be a long one, but time to talk a bit about The  System aka The Girl-Getters.....the US title because the distributors didn't understand the title and thought it would give potential audiences the idea that the film was about Las ...
Posted on November 26, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People
We've started on the actors, now time to give the actresses a little blog room. I have worked with many terrific actresses in the industry, all talented and hard working in a challenging world, but one or two are memorable for their extraordinary, extrovert personalities. Lets start with Glynis Johns.   Glynis was a really fine actress of her day, retired now.  She started her career in the British Film Industry....remember her paying ...
Posted on November 16, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People
Can you think of two more different experiences?  A root canal and sailing. Just experienced both on my trip to Ventura, California.  One is always  joyful and the other not so much.  After enduring toothache for a couple of days, a trip to the dentist was clearly on the cards,   The biggest challenge was getting there!  I have never been blessed with an amazing sense of direction.....my husband once ...
Posted on November 8, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People
Can you think of two more different experiences?  A root canal and sailing. Just experienced both on my trip to Ventura, California.  One is always  joyful and the other not so much.  After enduring toothache for a couple of days, a trip to the dentist was clearly on the cards,   The biggest challenge was getting there!  I have never been blessed with an amazing sense of direction.....my husband once ...
Posted on November 7, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People