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Adventures in the Screen Trade

Christmas and the Twilight of 2013

NELSON MANDELA -A Great Man GoneHello everyone, the Year is nearly over and I am in the UK trying to sort out my life here, the practical elements that is, where to live, getting rid of a lifetimes 'stuff' and seeing many dear and missed friends...... missed while I am living in the US.  I do feel as if I live in two countries now and I do and I suppose I will, till I can't do the journey ...

Posted on December 22, 2013 and filed under Recent Projects

Film Watching Goes On

  I think I may have mentioned that, being a member of the Academy and BAFTA, I get to vote during the Awards season.  This is a an honour and a privilege that I covet, as I love watching movies.  Well here's two more to add to the current list...I watched Fruitvale Station, which is a powerful and terrific film, based on true events, with excellent acting and direction.  The film was written and directed by first time Director Ryan ...

Posted on December 1, 2013 and filed under Just Talking!, Recent Projects

One Terrific film, Two pretty Bad!

janemerrow.com  Just Talking!  Saw one good film this week and two pretty bad ones: Saw RUSH and really loved it, of course Formula One racing is thrilling to say the least and a sexy sport.  The acting was excellent...didn't know Chris Hemsworth is so good  and the direction, Ron Howard of course, terrific, plus the photography.knew bit of the story, as James Hunt and Niki Lauda were so famous, but I loved having an inside look at their rivalry.  I ...

Posted on November 23, 2013 and filed under Recent Projects

janemerrow.com this and that

janemerrow.com, this and that for cool November day Just saw 12 Years a Slave' what a great film, such a bleak sad story.  Wonderful performances by everyone, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael  Fassbender, Brad Pitt.. The tragedy of slavery, which started over a 2000 years ago and still goes on today, is one of the darkest blots on the page book of humanity.  Just been reading a book about the stealing of free blacks in New York, for the bounty money.  Being born a slave is ...

Posted on November 15, 2013 and filed under Just Talking!