‘Ronnie and the Pursuit of the Elusive Bliss’ Inspires a Twitter Poet!

Hi again, Dear Reader. As you know, actor-director Juan Carlos Hernandez, his wife Adria, their son Anthony, and Yours Truly collaborated on a short film – “about today,” Juan likes to say – titled Ronnie and the Pursuit of the Elusive Bliss.  The Hernandez family did most of the heavy lifting (acting, revising, editing, mixingContinue reading “‘Ronnie and the Pursuit of the Elusive Bliss’ Inspires a Twitter Poet!”

Parody Song: ‘The Nursing Home Song’

I don’t know if you remember, but one of the projects I worked on with my friend and collaborator Juan Carlos Hernandez was a comedy review called El Grande de Corona, which was a collection of skits – some musical, some not – loosely connected to the COVID-19 pandemic and other stuff that went onContinue reading “Parody Song: ‘The Nursing Home Song’”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, April 12, 2021: Seeking Inspiration from Rachmaninov’s Second Symphony

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning on Monday, April 12, 2021 here in New Hometown, Florida, and it is a nice spring day, at least by Florida standards. The current temperature is 72˚F (22˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 90% and the wind blowing from the north-northwest at 6 MPH (9 KM/H), theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, April 12, 2021: Seeking Inspiration from Rachmaninov’s Second Symphony”

Adventures in Filmmaking: Progress Report on Our Movie’s GoFundMe Campaign & Other Related Topics

Hi, everyone! I’m taking a break from working on “The Big Screenplay” – I officially started the first draft today after I posted my Star Wars Collectibles & Toy Review sometime before noon today – just to do a quick update on our GoFundMe Campaign. Since my friends Juan Carlos and Adria Hernandez set upContinue reading “Adventures in Filmmaking: Progress Report on Our Movie’s GoFundMe Campaign & Other Related Topics”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, April 4, 2021, or: Status Update on Our New Popcorn Sky Project

Hey, Dear Reader! It’s early afternoon on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021, and it’s a crisp cool day here in New Hometown, Florida. Currently, the temperature is 75˚F (24˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 45% and the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 2 MPH (4 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 74˚F (23˚C).Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, April 4, 2021, or: Status Update on Our New Popcorn Sky Project”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, April 3, 2021, or: Update on Popcorn Sky Productions’ New Film Project

Hello, Dear Reader. It’s late afternoon on Saturday, April 3, 2021. Here in New Hometown, Florida the temperature is 73˚F (23˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 13 MPH (20 KM/H) and humidity at 39%, the feels-like temperature is 73˚F (23˚C). We are at the forecast high temperature, andContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, April 3, 2021, or: Update on Popcorn Sky Productions’ New Film Project”

On Movies: P.J. Cai’s Review of ‘Ronnie and the Pursuit of the Elusive Bliss’

As the team who created Ronnie and the Pursuit of the Elusive Bliss prepares its next film project, it is timely (and appropriate) that P.J. Cai, blogger and a former reviewer at Epinions, wrote a review of the 2020 short film directed by actor/director/editor Juan Carlos Hernandez and written by Your Humble Correspondent over atContinue reading “On Movies: P.J. Cai’s Review of ‘Ronnie and the Pursuit of the Elusive Bliss’”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, March 15, 2021, or: And Now, a Word from Our (Associate) Producer*

Yep, I’m a newly-minted associate producer. Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Monday, March 15, 2021. It’s almost summery outside; the temperature is 84˚F (29˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 51% and the wind blowing from the west at 6 MPH (10 KM/H), the heat indexContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, March 15, 2021, or: And Now, a Word from Our (Associate) Producer*”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, March 13, 2021, or: Mixing Movie-Making Magic with Submarine Mayhem on My Day Off

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s mid- to late afternoon (depending on your definition) on Saturday, March 13, 2021. Here in New Hometown, Florida it is a nice late winter day (again, depending on one’s perception of “winter); currently, the temperature is 83˚F (28˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 39% and the wind blowing fromContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, March 13, 2021, or: Mixing Movie-Making Magic with Submarine Mayhem on My Day Off”

A New Film is Being Created, and YOU Can Help!

Hey, folks! I normally would not do this, but I have a good idea for a movie (feature-length) that continues the story I started with Ronnie and the Pursuit of the Elusive Bliss. That project only cost $100 because it’s a short film and did not require a cast of many or various locations/sets, etc.Continue reading “A New Film is Being Created, and YOU Can Help!”