It’s hard to go through life without being barraged with Star Wars movie references, iconography, or quotes from our favorite Jedi Knight. I’ve sometimes found myself referencing certain parts of the original trilogy to the various phases of life I’m experiencing. When I came back to LA in 1996 after dropping out of NYU, I […]
Angela McEwan, “Carmen” Passes Away
I was saddened to hear the news that Angy had passed away. She played Carmen in Donnie’s Tree as a mean, domineering old lady. Oddly, this was contrary to her personality in real life: kind, friendly and professional. I don’t know if Donnie’s Tree was the first student film she was in. Regardless, it was […]
What is the Sound of Infinite Gratitude?
It’s raining in Los Angeles. It’s been raining all day, off and on — A light drizzle in Santa Monica, hail in Koreatown, and a downpour in the San Fernando Valley. I don’t know if L.A. is big enough to have three different climates zones. But today, it seems that way. The rain is welcome […]