Movie Review – Hereditary (2018)

A combination of psychological and supernatural horror, Hereditary has just the right genetic makeup of a great movie.   A remote home in the woods; a precocious child’s mysterious behavior; the death of an estranged ...

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Movie Review – Love, Simon (2018)

A sweet coming of age film for both gay millennials and nostalgic adults. Director John Hughes had an uncanny ability to articulate the universal feelings experienced by American adolescents in films like The Breakfast Club ...

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Movie Review – Suspiria (1977)

The Evil Stepmother of Gothic Horror gets a makeover.   Suzy Bannion walks out of an airplane terminal in Germany into the pouring rain. An unexplained, blood red light shines through the sliding glass doors ...

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NanoString

A major player in Seattle’s growing bio-tech industry, NanoString is an industry innovator in personalized gene therapy for cancer patients. Creating this introductory video for the company was one of the most technically challenging jobs ...

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Movie Review – The Florida Project

Sean Baker’s latest exploration of gritty, street-level life is presented in a bright, sun-soaked package.   There’s a helicopter pad next to the garish, purple colored Magic Hotel near Disney World in Florida. During an ...

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TV Review – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Finally. A hero’s journey that has Marvelous traveling companions. (Caution: minor spoilers ahead.) I wasn’t sure what to expect when I started watching The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Amazon’s ambitious new series. I suppose I expected ...

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Movie Review – Phantom Thread

Phantom Thread weaves a twisted tale of psychological brinksmanship.   Daniel Day-Lewis plays Reynolds Woodcock (no snickering!), a celebrated couture fashion designer who makes dresses for the very rich or royal. Similar to lead characters ...

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