Children Will Listen

Children may not obeyBut children will listenChildren will look to youFor which way to turnTo learn what to beCareful before you say"Listen to me”Children will listen —“Children Will Listen” by  Stephen Sondheim The first dentist I remember was, I believe, Dr. Noll, whose office was across the street from Kruger’s grocery store in Richland. All … Continue reading Children Will Listen

The One with Sarah Polley

Another good episode of Scriptnotes as John and Craig welcome Sarah Polley to discuss her latest movie Women Talking. Sarah Polley started her career as an actor and appeared in John August’s first feature, Go, as well as the Canadian dramedy Slings and Arrows. Since then she’s turned her talents to directing with critically acclaimed results.

So Much Blood…

Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him? James Watts, Agatha Christie’s brother-in-law, complained that her murders were getting too anaemic. He wanted a “good violent murder with lots of blood”, so she wrote Hercule Poirot’s Christmas and dedicated it to him. The 1938 novel is classic Christie and … Continue reading So Much Blood…