Foxes

Few actresses have had careers as long as Jodie Foster. She started acting at age five and has been going ever since. As a teen actress she appeared in a diverse selection of films. In fact, in the same year she played a teen prostitute in Taxi Driver and appeared in the Disney classic Freaky…

Kansas City Bomber

I’ve never been able to understand the sport of roller derby. As a kid in the 70’s I remember it being a pretty big deal, but it never made sense. I just remember people in short shorts skating around in circles and occasionally feeding each other their fists. Even the 2009 film Whip It did…

Forgotten Disney: Candleshoe

Today’s entry in the Forgotten Disney series takes us to a time when the reigning Disney teen star wasn’t the likes of Selena Gomez or Miley Cyrus…but Jodie Foster. The film is 1977’s “Candleshoe.” Our guest reviewer is Richard Winters. Richard calls himself a forty-something movie maven. He particularly enjoys lost and obscure films.  He…

Carny

I mentioned a week or so ago in one of my reviews that I was a puppeteer.  Well, over the years, I’ve also had the opportunity to work with many other creative performers such as ventriloquists, magicians, jugglers, and clowns.  Just by interacting with them, I’ve learned quite a bit about their various crafts as…