My Top 5 Adaptations of Jane Austen Novels — Jedi by Knight

With a new version of Emma hitting theaters, I thought it would be fun to talk about my favorite film and TV adaptations of Jane Austen’s works. Northanger Abbey (2007) Northanger Abbey is probably the least-known of Austen’s six main works, so it was such a pleasant surprise to see this competent movie adaptation; it […]… Continue reading My Top 5 Adaptations of Jane Austen Novels — Jedi by Knight

Saboteur (1942) — Diary of A Movie Maniac

Synopsis: After being wrongfully accused of sabotage, a factory worker (Robert Cummings, Kings Row) embarks on a quest across the United States to clear his name with the unwilling assistance of a billboard model (Priscilla Lane, Arsenic and Old Lace). Reaction & Thoughts: “You’re an obscure workman wanted for committing an extremely unpopular crime.” Playfully […]… Continue reading Saboteur (1942) — Diary of A Movie Maniac

Classic Scene: Puttin’ on the Ritz — Funk’s House of Geekery

Puttin’ on the Ritz Young Frankenstein (1974) Directed by Mel Brooks The Scene: Doctor Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) has finally embraced his family business and created a being from the body parts of the dead, all powered by the brain of Abby Normal. The scientist knew he had to show the world he succeeded where […]… Continue reading Classic Scene: Puttin’ on the Ritz — Funk’s House of Geekery

Best Scene FAN FICTION Screenplay Reading of PRINCESS BRIDE, by Carolyn McCray — FAN FICTION Film and Writing Festival

We take Westley, Buttercup, Montoya and many more on a new adventure filled with sword-fighting, magic, and of course true love. CAST LIST: Narrator: Allison Kampf Queen Mallum (F): Hannah Ehman Nadjih/Austin (M): Geoff Mays Vizzini/Fred (M): Allan Michael Brunet Destiny (F): Kyana Teresa — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder […]… Continue reading Best Scene FAN FICTION Screenplay Reading of PRINCESS BRIDE, by Carolyn McCray — FAN FICTION Film and Writing Festival

THRILLER Best Scene Screenplay Reading: M for Mole Murder, by Sonja Knyssok — Thriller/Suspense Film and Writing Festival

Willy Wuehlman is a mole who lives in a tree. Since he had a traumatic experience in his childhood when his parents died, he suffers from claustrophobia and is unable to go through tunnels. When he is accused to be the murderer of his aunt, he has to overcome his fear. But he does not […]… Continue reading THRILLER Best Scene Screenplay Reading: M for Mole Murder, by Sonja Knyssok — Thriller/Suspense Film and Writing Festival

LGBT Best Scene Screenplay: Secondhand Heart. by Amber Nardolillo — Festival Reviews

Originally posted on LGBT Toronto Film Festival: https://youtu.be/lNn3E_3e7jY Reese is a commitment-phobic lesbian who can’t be in the same room with her homemaker sister Rachel without them verbally eviscerating each other, but, when Rachel’s marriage falls apart, Reese is forced to take her sister in, along with her two kids and their dog until they… via… Continue reading LGBT Best Scene Screenplay: Secondhand Heart. by Amber Nardolillo — Festival Reviews

LGBT Best Scene Screenplay Reading: COME ALIVE, by Andrew Cooper — LGBT Toronto Film Festival

Summary: A hilarious comedy about two men, TIM and ALVY, as they explore their sexuality again in their relationship. CAST LIST: Narrator: Allison Kampf Tim (M): Steve Rizzo (8) Alvy (M): Geoff Mays (9) — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines, John […]… Continue reading LGBT Best Scene Screenplay Reading: COME ALIVE, by Andrew Cooper — LGBT Toronto Film Festival

BEST Scene Screenplay Reading of PALMETTO, by Greg Emmerth — WILDsound Festival

Jack, a young, wealthy, gay man returns home to Charleston for his mother’s birthday, a few years after his father’s death, and still hasn’t resolved his anger for them both. CAST LIST: Narrator: Allison Kampf Jack (M): Geoff Mays Jamie/Elton (M): Allan Michael Brunet Connor/Robert (M): Steve Rizzo Carol (F): Hannah Ehman Liz (F): Kyana […]… Continue reading BEST Scene Screenplay Reading of PALMETTO, by Greg Emmerth — WILDsound Festival

Weekly Virtual Film Festival

via Weekly Virtual Film Festival   WATCH Tonight: Tuesday July 7th. 8pm EST (5pm on the West Coast.). Virtual Film Festival, Sponsored by Yonge/Dundas Square. Featuring the BEST DRAMA & EXPERIMENTAL Shorts from around the world today: LINEUP OF FILMS: FIRST ACT PROGRAM PLAY, 13min., Poland, Drama Directed by Piotr Sulkowski A man consumed by guilt… Continue reading Weekly Virtual Film Festival