Edgar Wright is one of my favorite contemporary filmmakers. One of his best qualities is how he uses music in his films. I wrote a piece for the Phoenix New Times about his gift for picking the perfect tune to soundtrack his scenes.
Phoenix New Times: Edgar Wright and The Art of The Movie Soundtrack
One of the cinema’s greatest leading ladies passed away yesterday. I wrote a piece about Jeanne Moreau’s life and work for FilmBar’s FilmBlog. Au revoir, mademoiselle.
FilmBar: Jeanne Moreau: A Life Lived In Flames
Good news for all you RPG and board game fanatics: there’s a con happening this weekend that’s just for you! Check out Crit Hit, happening this weekend in Phoenix. I wrote an intro to the con for Phoenix New Times.
Phoenix New Times: Here’s Your Guide To This Weekend’s Crit Hit Gaming Convention In Phoenix
Earlier this week the WWE came to town, hosting RAW & Smackdown Live at Talking Stick. I hadn’t been to a live wrestling event yet, so this seemed as good an excuse as any to pop the ol’ cherry. Here’s my impressions of seeing the blue and red shows up close and personal.
Phoenix New Times: 10 Things I Learned When WWE Raw and Smackdown Live Came To Phoenix
For my latest film piece for De’Lunula, I take a look back at a Structuralist, avant-garde classic: Standish Lawder’s “The Corridor” (not just a treat for the eyes but for the ears as well, thanks to Terry Riley’s score).
De’Lunula: Taking A Long Walk Down Standish Lawder’s “The Corridor”
Every last Tuesday of the month (like today!), The Coronado in downtown Phoenix hosts a monthly event that mixes live storytelling with playing vinyl records. Part confessional, part mixtape party, Vinyl Voices is a fascinating show, one that I wrote a feature on for Phoenix New Times.
Phoenix New Times: How Vinyl Voices Mixes Storytelling And Song
Do you live in downtown Phoenix and have plans for tonight? If so, CANCEL ‘EM. Quintron & Miss Pussycat are playing the Trunk Space and you don’t want to miss them. Here’s a piece I wrote for New Times explaining why they are a Not-To-Be-Missed Act.
Phoenix New Times: Quintron & Miss Pussycat Use Puppets And Mad Science To Make You Sweat