American Hustle: the critical line

“Also, always take a favor over money. I think Jesus said that as well.”                                          ლ “Irving Rosenfield”/Christian Bale

Not my Theme Scene but now necessary: Stephen the Irishman

I would prefer just the first scene, truth be told, but I made the decision to include – because of its example of pure perfection in character definition. (Keeping in mind that several things are happening at once, but for the audience, the primary issue, although as is the case in the most intricately executed…

One of my (secret) Theme Scenes

Like “Extraordinary Machine” is my theme song, I have secretly cherished one, 27 second scene from Braveheart and never ceased to see it and hear it in my mind. For what, now? How long has it been? I can answer that. It has been eleven years and eleven months. My foxholes I no longer dig…

Equal Time for Frances McDormand- Almost Famous

Since I played the Philip Seymour Hoffman scene I had to do give it up for Frances McDormand kicking ass. “Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid.”                                  -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe