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Adventures in the Screen Trade

Tis the Season….for Horror

It's that time of the year friends ...when everyone trots out their horror films, carves the pumpkins and sprays the fake cobwebs every where.   I did a film, of which I have no really fond memories, except that it me gave a trip to fascinating Hong Kong...I liked the Chinese people I met there, very much...not so much the rich ones, but the poor ones -  such dignity.  Our leading man, who ...

Posted on October 14, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, New Chilling Tales, Recent Projects

Women Rule the World!?

According to Steve Bannon, women are taking over society?.  Well Mr Bannon, quick news flash - women have always ruled society...well not quite and not always, but often enough.   It's nothing new and as far as I can see, we have come no harm to date.   Of course a few might argue that Margaret Thatcher did harm to her world  and maybe she did a bit, but on the whole ...

Posted on October 2, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People

Love, Life and Horror Stories

New Chilling Tales, the whole anthology is now on the website, all four short films wrapped into one.   I do hope you watch and enjoy it .   I like it because the stories were written some time ago, by great classic writers, but really the stories are not old, because they all have some relevance today.  Human nature never changes and the main characters are all largely motivated ...

Posted on September 24, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, My News & My Kind of People, New Chilling Tales, Recent Projects


Hello everyone.   Here is the short film we made a couple of years ago, which has had a good reception at a few Festivals and on You Tube.   It's now a favourite of mine and hope it will  be of yours!   A little cautionary tale for young men and older woman. WATCH: An older woman picks up young man, with interesting results. Directors: Will Von Tagen and Lincoln Lewis MAKING OF COUGAR We made the ...

Posted on September 17, 2018 and filed under JM Video Shorts


Hello friends...think it's time to address the Me Too movement and its implications.  This from over 50 years of my own experience in the business. Firstly it goes without saying that I do not support nor endorse the abuse nor exploitation of anyone in any business by anyone in power or control for their own gratification.   That being said, ours is a peculiarly seductive industry, where people will often ...

Posted on September 8, 2018 and filed under Just Talking!, My News & My Kind of People