April is Madness

April brings its own special kind of spring fever to my neck of the woods.  The little kid soccer team I coach starts their season back up.  My youngest sister starts playing high school soccer again.  The lawn starts needing mowing again, and there's that whole spring cleaning business, too.  And of course there's the short film … Continue reading April is Madness

Recap: 3 May 2009

Hey, look! It's May! Is it just me, or is this year flying by incredibly fast? Well, the good news is, despite April disappearing, I've come out of it with a not-completely-horrible-but-still-very-rough first draft of a new screenplay thanks to ScriptFrenzy.Other highlights:I've started taking horseback riding lessons.I got to attend a screening at the new … Continue reading Recap: 3 May 2009

Recap: 5 April 2009

I feel I must start off this week's recap with an impassioned plea/open letter to January. So, here it is.Dear January,Please go away and let April come back.Cheers,izziNow that that's out of the way, let's get on to...What I WatchedI've Loved You So Long (5 stars): Kristen Scott Thomas stars in this French-language film about … Continue reading Recap: 5 April 2009

And so it begins: ScriptFrenzy 2009

So, remember how I said in my last post I was going to write a stage musical for ScriptFrenzy? I lied. Not intentionally, mind you. In fact, until about 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, I had every intention of writing my stage musical. But, as it turns out, whatever force that drives me to write … Continue reading And so it begins: ScriptFrenzy 2009

Recap: 29 March 2009

I'm not quite sure where last week went. Did I really only manage to watch three movies? Weird.What I WatchedI Love You, Man (3½ stars): While not as sharp as The 40-Year-Old Virgin, this movie about a guy with no guy friends showcases the sort of humor with heart that's become the calling card for … Continue reading Recap: 29 March 2009