Posts Tagged ‘ roger ’

About Roger Ebert

3rd April 2013 | 0 Comments

I had a dream about Roger Ebert the other day. It wasn’t a bad dream – he didn’t die in the dream but it did involve my witnessing his health struggles. The dream disturbed me so much that I had to share it with my friend Barb. And then today he announced in his blog [...]

This and that and everything else

13th October 2010 | 4 Comments

It’s been a busy few weeks. I have had some great gigs. Our private and corporate gigs which besides providing most of my income, also bring a lot of joy. You know how I like the challenge of crafting the perfect party vibe. Last Saturday was a particular challenge and triumph. We performed at a [...]

Roger Ebert

10th April 2010 | 1 Comment

It is always great to receive the love and support of friends and fans alike. And sometimes a person of prominence takes an interest in promoting your talent and will enrich your life just by their say so. That is my great fortune. Roger Ebert the great film critic, writer, screen writer, artist (Yeah, he [...]

Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

28th December 2009 | 3 Comments

If I go there will be trouble And if I stay it will be double … The Clash 1982 Yep, the age-old question: Should I stay or should I go? Oh, this isn’t pertaining to love or the angst of a lost love or any of that crap. I’m trying to decide if I should [...]

Go See: New York, I Love You.

29th October 2009 | 0 Comments

I just got home from the second installment in the “Cities of Love” Movies: “New York, I love You” Just like “Paris, Je T’aime” New York, I love You is a film featuring eight minute shorts directed by different director’s with an all-star cast. The texture of this film was grittier, more… you know… New [...]

Paris, Je T’aime – watch it, rent it. own it!

28th October 2009 | 1 Comment

I’m watching: “Paris, Je T’aime” (Paris, I love you.) 2006 C’est magnifique! 20 different directors each filming one five minute movie (2 days shoot time allowed) including the likes of The Coen Bros, Wes Craven, Gurinder Chadha, Nobuhiro Suwa, to name a few. They are all film shorts, in and about Paris and featuring a [...]

The Hangover

16th June 2009 | 1 Comment

Boys will be boys. What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. These are two of the themes running through The Hangover – an absolute joy of a movie that I just returned from seeing. Oh My God! I never laughed out loud so much in my life in a theater! By the time this flick [...]

“Sita Sings The Blues” is playing in Chicago – GO SEE IT!!

1st May 2009 | 6 Comments

Sita Sings The Blues was one of the films I saw at Ebertfest. You can watch it for free on your computer at Sita Sings The Blues.Com OR/AND you can see it on the big screen at the Gene Siskel Film Center today thru May 7. DO NOT MISS this wonderfully unique animated feature on [...]

Roger & Me Ebertfest 2005

28th April 2009 | 8 Comments

I’m still unpacking and compiling my notes from Ebertfest 2009. I intend to add more detailed postings about the films and experiences. However I realize that now that I’ve returned to Chicago, it’s business as usual and I’ve got even less time than when I had a full day of screenings! OY! Saw BFF Barb’s [...]

Ebertfest: Final Day

27th April 2009 | 8 Comments

Sunday April 26th: I had all kinds of logistical issues on this day: noon checkout, noon movie, two pieces of luggage, an Ebertfest tote bag full of books, exhaustion, and an 8P.M. train departure. What to do? What to do from 2P.M. – 8P.M.? (remember the noon check out) Well, like everything else on this [...]