|A life should be lived without regrets, about not having a life of
“should haves.” By midlife I had a Fibber McGee closet full of
regrets about things I should have done but didn't. So I decided to
write, if not for anyone else, at least to rid myself of one regret of
not doing something I wanted to do.
I was given the opportunity to write weekly film reviews for The
Chronicle in 1999 and wrote 546 reviews through September of
In my younger days I managed theatres, then in college I took film
courses,including film criticism, at Western Washington University
in Bellingham, made a short film, which thankfully for our culture no
longer exists, and received a degree in English Literature.
I have written two novels, "Loonies in the Dugout," and "Loonies in
Hollywood" excerpts of which are found by clicking respective
button above, written short stories, and did freelance articles for
By clicking movie reviews you will find current and old movie
reviews. In interviews you will find my Ashlyn Sanchez interview
and my non-interview with Amber Lancaster. Opening Credits is my
journey as a small town newspaper film critic.