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Hello my readers and listeners! I hope you are doing well. After some editing, I finally have the second part of my second podcast available for your listening pleasure, wherein my friend Ronnie Haynes and I dig into the prequels, the TV shows, and what we were expecting prior to the release of “The Force Awakens” last year. I hope you enjoy, and I will have more as we round […]

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Hello readers and listeners! In the latest episode of the Sonic Cinema Podcast, it’s my pleasure to interview a Massachusetts-based writer/director/author named Chris Esper. In addition to films such as “Still Life” and “Please Punish Me” that have been reviewed on here, we also discuss his recent book, The Filmmaker’s Journey, which was published this summer and is an important look at modern independent filmmaking. I hope you enjoy! Episode […]

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A Movie A Week

Year eight of my “Movie a Week” series began as it should, on the first full week of January. Hopefully, the momentum that helped keep last year on track will continue through this year. Of course, it helps to have a good beginning point, and few starts to the year could be better than Billy Wilder, and his classic 1944 thriller, “Double Indemnity.” What should we expect this year from […]

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If I remember correctly, my 2015 list of “Movies a Week” began sometime in mid-January, due to 2014 being considerably late thanks to technical issues with my Blu-Ray player, an aggressive work schedule at the end of the year, as well as busy personal schedule. For most of this year, however, I’ve been relatively on top of the “A Week” part of this series, and that included a kitchen remodel […]

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Music News

It’s been nearly a year since I last updated on Sonic Cinema on my musical exploits. Truth is, I’ve been pretty busy with a lot of balls juggling in the air, so I haven’t been able to update quite as regularly as I’d prefer. But here we are, almost done with the first third of 2015, and it’s definitely been a ride. Last year, most of the year saw my […]

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I don’t know how people go to school full-time, and work full-time, without going insane. It’s been a crazy three months just doing one online class and working full-time. And then there’s that pesky task of having a life in between. I’m baffled. To recap: in my last blog about my musical endeavors, I mentioned how I had decided to go back to school and augment my education. And so, […]

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