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Back To The Future [Goals From The Get-Go]

Back in 1985, Back To The Future received 3.5 stars from Roger Ebert. Ebert was always my preferred reviewer, and he got it almost always right. Like Ebert, it took me some time before I realised the movie’s greatness – and clout. Time travel had been done well before. One of my favorites is Time After Time (1979), with David Warner. But it …

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King Kong Dies [As Does The Movie, A Little]

When director John Guillermin died a few weeks ago, I missed this news. He directed two films that I enjoyed as a child. I will forever remember the moment, age eleven, when I left the cinema after seeing King Kong die on the New York streets. I was devastated. Yet I wanted to go straight into the dark again to …

4 Questions For Writers [Make a difference]

Today, Seth Godin posted four “Simple Questions For Writers”. Godin usually blogs about marketing, business culture, and what he calls ‘art’ (doing your job as your ‘bliss’). He is a prolific writer himself, with many bestselling books. The ‘questions for writers’ in today’s post relates to any kind of writer, in fact he doesn’t even mention the creative writer. It’s inevitable to extrapolate, …