Every great director has at least one masterpiece. Every auteur has a distinct style entirely unique to their own imagination. No filmmaker, however, has a mind as imaginative as that of Tim Burton’s, one so indelibly characterizable that even the most casual filmgoer immediately knows when they are watching one of his movies. Visually and […]
I am honored to announce that Val Kilmer published my “Cinema Twain” review on his Facebook page:
The career of Ben Affleck has evolved far greater than those of most other actors today; if one were to think of his life as a film role, his character arc would be significantly sizable. He made his first mark in cinema with a screenwriting Oscar for “Good Will Hunting”, also co-starring in it along […]
A chat with my grandmother on Christmas about her childhood, our Armenian heritage, the importance of family, and preservation of one’s culture through values, memories, food, and love.
Inside the intimate setting of the historical Clay Theater in San Francisco, Val Kilmer casually emerged from the dark void of the audience, seemingly appearing out of nowhere to take the stage and present his indelible masterpiece, “Cinema Twain”, the adaption of his stage play, “Citizen Twain.” He addressed the packed crowd humbly, as if […]
It was another successful, creatively stimulating, and star-studded event put on by the San Francisco Film Society (SFFS) on December 17, 2016. Executive Director of the SFFS Noah Cowan, as always, did an excellent job, along with the tireless efforts of the staff, to organize this event and moderate and facilitate the Q and A, […]
A day in Asti, California.
A time-lapsed mash up of the famed Supermoon.
A somber stroll through the Cloverdale Cemetery.
My first movie montage on my new Sony Alpha A7R II camera! • It is told through the perspective of my dog, Lupo. • The song is “Mediterranean Sun” by Avishai Cohen.