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Sacramento’s Awesome Video Store

April 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

It’s ironic that the more that creating video becomes available to the general public, the more the video store is becoming a thing of the past. First the mom and pop shops started disappearing as Hollywood Video and Blockbuster gobbled up their territory. Now we see those big corporation chain stores closing their doors as...

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Anthony D’Juan In Print

April 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Last Tuesday I attended Anthony D’Juan’s announcement party for his first novel Deconstructed. But earlier that day I’d gone onto CreateSpace.com and ordered my copy. The site said I’d receive my copy within three weeks. This afternoon I was on the sofa in the front room checking e-mail when there was a knock on the...

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Anthony D’Juan – actor, playwright, screenwriter, blogger, poet – has now added “published novelist” to his profile. Last night at INK Eats & Drinks in Midtown was the presentation party for Anthony’s first novel Deconstructed. It’s a slim, carefully constructed multi-character drama of people living in a midtown urban area and their lives intersecting and...

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“Nightbeats” Reviewed in L.A.

March 31, 2010 | 0 Comments

I mentioned that among the audience at the Nightbeats screening at Method Fest was a writer. He was Steve Milner, the senior writer for BelAir Magazine, based in Beverly Hills, California. He said his write up would appear in a couple of days. When I got home from work I was curious if it might...

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“Nightbeats” Unreels at Method Fest

March 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

Had a full Saturday of Method Fest at Calabasas, and exploding community just west of the San Fernando Valley. This was a sleepy little town in the Augora Hills up to just a few years ago. Now it’s a rapidly developing city with a large City and Community Center, hillside developments and one of the...

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Team “Nightbeats” in LA

March 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Hit the road yesterday to drive south to Los Angeles and Calabasas for the Method Fest Film Festival and tonight’s (Saturday, March 27) screening of Nightbeats in The Founders Hall. It was a beautiful drive. The first time we’ve hit the road for an overniter since becoming dogified with Greyhounds. Nearly six hours to kill...

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“Nightbeats” Trailer

March 19, 2010 | 2 Comments

Attaching the Nightbeats trailer (1:18 minutes), playing at the Method Fest a week from tomorrow on Saturday, March 27 at 9:15 PM at the Founders Hall. Method Fest is screening from DigiBeta tapes at this screening venue, but I’ve spoken with the projectionist and I will be able to play a High-Definition version of the...

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It was 10:15 at night here in Sacramento when the phone rang. “Hey, it’s Lori.” “Lori? It’s after one in the morning in New York? What’re you doing still up?” I passed the phone to Bonnie, figuring something had to be up for her to be calling this late. “Lori,” Bonnie said with some concern....

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Nightbeats will premiere in Los Angeles in The Method Fest Film Festival on Saturday, March 27 at 9:15 PM. From the time that Bonnie and I set out to make this movie I wanted it to be performance-driven. That we have been accepted into a festival that celebrates acting is a victory for the film....

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