Making Mr. Right

For a time back in the 80’s, the hot name when it came to female directors was Susan Seidelman. She’s the filmmaker who had the good fortune of casting an up-and-coming singer named Madonna in her film Desperately Seeking Susan. By the time the film opened, Madonna mania had struck and Seidelman now had “the…

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From an early age, I watched Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert do their movie reviews on TV.  From their time on Chicago’s PBS station, to national syndication…I always watched them.  In 1987, I remember seeing them praise a British film called “Wish You Were Here.”  To this day I still haven’t seen that film, but…