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TELL-TALE REELS of the DEAD

  3/14 – Update – Convid19 postpones the Reels of the Dead festival   Received this email from Las Vegas:   “Hello all,   Until this morning we were still optimistically planning our event next weekend in Las Vegas.  With the … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE BANNER

    The London International Filmmaker Festival 2020 is screening my film “The Tell-Tale Heart –  a musicabre” on February 14th at 1pm.  The festival also nominated the film for four awards. I will be attending the festival.  Where I, … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE in MADRID & MONTANA

  “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” will play in the 2nd Annual Amazing Shorts Film Festival, which takes place in Madrid, Spain, January 20-25, 2020. My 37 minute musical adaptation of the classic Edgar Allan Poe story, classified as … Continue reading

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CINEMA WORLD FEST & SPOTLIGHT AWARDS – LONDON IFF 2020 NOMINATIONS

  HAPPY HOLIDAY NEWS INDEED! I just found out that “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” won four Cinema Worldfest Film Awards: Best Musical – Acting – Costumes – Color Treatment Congratulations, Anthony Paul-Cavaretta and Austin Lepri!   Here are … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE HORROR BOWL

  The Horror Bowl Movie Awards, independent horror, thriller and sci-fi movie awards, have given “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” the award for “Best Musical Horror Short”. Yes, I am now the proud recipient of a Horror Bowl!   … Continue reading

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A BUCKETFUL OF SFAAF AWARDS

    5 “Best” and 2 “Honorable Mentions”   The South Film and Arts Academy Festival just announced their November awards.  And they bestowed a whole bucketful on “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“.   I submitted to the festival … Continue reading

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Some Choice Quotes from “LESS”

  I just finished Andrew Sean Greer’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel “Less”.  It’s a really good read, with lots of writing you just want to quote for the pleasure of it.  So I will.  Here are some choice bits from … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE DELAY

  It was June.  I was looking forward to finishing my short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“, based on my musical adaptation of the Edgar Allan Poe story.     I was feeling good.  Post production was coming … Continue reading

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Sunset in the Trailer Park

Just a little amuse bouche of photo and music quiz in between larger courses of Two-fisted Touristing   Ed and I stayed a few days in an airbnb 20 miles south of the Grand Canyon (major photo blog post to … Continue reading

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THE DAY I MURDERED MY HUSBAND – Tell-Tale Shoot Diary #3

  Welcome back to the “Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” film shoot diary, and the day I murdered my husband.  Repeatedly.  Take after take after take.     Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” centers on a “very very dreadfully … Continue reading

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MARK TWAIN NEVER GOT TO THE LOUVRE (but I did)

  A trip to the magnificent Louvre museum with Mark Twain.  Well actually Mark Twain himself never got there, but he wrote about not getting there in “The Innocents Abroad”, and that satirical anecdote about what happens to unwary, blustery … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE REVEAL!

  So what is the big new deal with “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“?     OK!  Aright!  I know you’ve been on tenterhooks!   The suspense has been killing you!     But only figuratively.   Not literally, … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE SIGN…

  Something’s coming…   Something murderous, mad, musical…   A pale blue eye…   Cellos signing;  moaning;  screaming…   His hideous heart…   It’s all returning…   But not the way it was…   It will take on a whole … Continue reading

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GETTING KINKY WITH JAKE AND WAYNE

Ed and I originally saw “Kinky Boots” when it was still in previews.  We had treated each other with reciprocal Broadway tickets for Xmas, because we had high hopes for a Harvey Fierstein / Cyndi Lauper musical collaboration.  The performance … Continue reading

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Notes on Myself

Sometimes I am asked, in applications for grants or music competitions for example, to write about myself.  It is a certain special torture to have to act as your own greatest champion in writing (or in person), but that is … Continue reading

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To the Woman Who Sat in Rear Mezz B 106 During Last Night’s Performance of THE BAND’S VISIT

This post is not really about “The Band’s Visit”, the marvelously unlikely new Broadway musical hit show, enchanting critics and sold out houses. This is about you, the sad selfish woman sitting diagonally behind me. You see, about halfway through … Continue reading

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