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TV Surf Report: Live from Beautiful Downtown Burbank, Surf’s Up at ScriptFest 2017

    Santa Monica, CA — Emerging Writers from all over the world converge on beautiful downtown Burbank each year in June for LA’s premiere screenwriting conference, Script Fest, aka, The Pitch Fest. And I was there. To consult. To brainstorm. … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: Wonder Woman 2 Rescues Audiences with Super Hero Fatigue — 54 Super Movies Thru 2021

Santa Monica, CA — Help Us, Diana, You Are Our Only Hope! Save us from The Joker Origin Story that Warner Bro. and DC Comics want Martin Scorcese to direct. Save us from The Conjuring Universe of films. Save us! Also, … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: 2017 Must-See Movies

Santa Monica, CA — 2017 is shaping up to be a Year of Must See Films. And best of all, these major studio releases are not all super hero movies. (Okay, most are.) Still basking in the song and dance … Continue reading

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Surf Report: Movies, Books, Theatre Got Sexually Fluid With The Bromances in 2016

  Santa Monica, CA — All across Entertainment, 2016 was the Year of the Bromance. I just finished reading Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis, Anne Rice’s latest entry in her uber-successful Vampire Chronicles. It’s pretty homoerotic stuff, and I … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: Marvel Cinematic Universe, Infinity Wars & Phase Three Explained!

  https://s-static.ak.facebook.com/connect/xd_arbiter/44OwK74u0Ie.js?version=41#channel=f1329036b2b61bd&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fsurfinghollywood.wordpress.com              Santa Monica, CA  — The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) begins and, presumably, ends with the capture and use of those darn Infinity Stones, heretofore, glimpsed in Captain America: The First Avenger, Thor, The Avengers, Thor: … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: Summer Sequel & Super Hero Fatigue Sets In…Amy Schumer & Ian McKellen To The Rescue!

   Santa Monica, CA — While I’ve enjoyed Fast & Furious 7, Mad Max: Fury Road and Pitch Perfect 2, and Avengers: Age of Ultron and Jurassic World, Terminator: Genesys and those darn Minions, a generalized cinematic fatigue is setting in, and … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: It’s Still A Man’s World Even When It Comes To Girls – Tale As Old As Time

Update: This piece was published two weeks ago.  Today, March 31st, Disney announced a live-action version of Mulan, and guess what!  It’s being written by two women: Elizabeth Martin & Lauren Hynek.  Fantastic!  Meanwhile, a sequel to 2010’s Alice in … Continue reading

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