Your Repertoire

3 Sally Field Gems You May Have Missed

Posted in Cross Cuts | Begun 03/19/2016 • Updated 11/20/2016
3 Sally Field Gems You May Have Missed

If you were born since 1975, these may have slipped your radar.

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5 True Stories of Achieving the Impossible

Posted in Cross Cuts | Begun 02/26/2016 • Updated 07/07/2016
5 True Stories of Achieving the Impossible

Five people, … five impossible dreams … five extraordinary realities.

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2015’s Top 10 Reflections on Human Nature

Posted in Cross Cuts | Begun 12/31/2015
2015’s Top 10 Reflections on Human Nature

Amid the franchise flash, 2015 slowly unfolded a brilliant inquiry into the human condition.

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2014’s 10 Best on Purpose, Love, and the Meaning of Life

Posted in Cross Cuts | Begun 12/31/2014
2014’s 10 Best on Purpose, Love, and the Meaning of Life

There are others that have awards-worthy elements, but for overall picture, these are my tops.

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Sep 26: A Crash Course in Happiness

Posted in Cross Cuts | Begun 09/26/2014
Sep 26: A Crash Course in Happiness

A fun weekend of happiness in Houston theaters!

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July 25th: An opening weekend for mind, heart, and spirit

Posted in Cross Cuts | Begun 07/25/2014
July 25th: An opening weekend for mind, heart, and spirit

A rundown of the exceptional array opening this weekend.

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What Determines a Film’s Worth?

Posted in Cross Cuts | Begun 07/15/2004 • Updated Apr 5 2013
What Determines a Film’s Worth?

There exist many worthy approaches. Ironically, one that initially appalled me now drives my opinions. What criteria do you use?

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Your Repertoire: What It Is and Why It’s Cool

Posted in Cross Cuts | Begun 07/14/2004 • Updated Aug 2010 and expanded to workbook Feb 2014
Your Repertoire: What It Is and Why It’s Cool

If you seriously love movies (and if you’re reading this I’ll bet you do), you definitely have a Repertoire. Here we’ll discuss what it is, why it’s cool, and how to develop it.

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Film is a Spectator Sport

Posted in Cross Cuts | Begun 07/11/2004 • Updated 6/14/2014
Film is a Spectator Sport

For myself and my tribe (you, perhaps?), film qualifies as a spectator sport and we experience it as such. There are seven criteria an activity must meet in order to qualify and – perhaps surprisingly – film meets all seven.

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Film is Life.

Posted in Cross Cuts | Begun 06/05/2004
Film is Life.

Movies have the power to step into, and to influence, our personal narrative. And even, if we let them, our actual journey.

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