Category Archives: Movies

Lure Of The Silver Screen

As my writing career matures, I luckily get involved in more interesting ways to utilize my talents. For example, during this past year, I’ve finally taken the plunge and surmounted the screenwriting learning curve. It took a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: Ted Chiang

“Story of Your Life,” by Ted Chiang This skillfully and scientifically executed short story (published 1998) was recently released as the film, Arrival, which I enjoyed very much. If you’ve seen it, good, because this is an instance where the … Continue reading

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Arrival

I watched Arrival in a packed theater with some rock star nerds, Erik Davis and David Gill among them. I’ve been waiting for a movie like this for a while. It invests heavily in storytelling, which can renew the viewers attention … Continue reading

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