Category: About the Beats

About the Beats, Today's Blog

Get Smarts 

My lovely date and I saw the new Steve Carrell film Get Smart the other evening and in the middle of it, she turned to me and whispered:  “Is it All Is Lost yet?” Assuming she was asking about the movie, whew!, I replied: “One…

About the Beats, Today's Blog

4 x 4 x 4 

The past Sunday’s L.A. Times had a special section devoted to all the movies that are coming to theaters in the next three months, and a list of sure-fire loglines that go with them! It’s a great preview of what we can expect and a…

About the Beats, Today's Blog

One Story 

I had the opportunity to speak to an amazing group of creative professionals on Friday. They come from a tradition of real greatness. And this tradition continues with the same verve, excitement, and frontier spirit in the films these artists are making now. I was…