Alien Covenant was eh. Don’t worry no spoilers just feelings.


I love the alien movies. I grew up with them. I mean the first one scared me so much as a child that I use to hide under the kitchen table whenever I was alone in the house. Then Aliens came out and the space marines cranked it up another notch and I dove more into the world. My cousin got me into the comics and I was hooked. Though I must say that I was hooked on film from the very beginning.
I have even been told that my novels read out like films. Not screenplays but actual films. Which is why I think that my screenplay writing has improved so quickly. Now back to Alien. The third was also a movie that I liked. I know many do not like the idea of the third alien movie nor Resurrection which I also loved. But I loved resurrection because it had Winona Rider in it and like any male child growing up from the 80’s and 90’s Winona was a girl and now a woman that I love. She was the first to break my heart but I welcomed it as anyone welcomes a summer rain.
So Prometheus came out a couple of years back and it was horrible, but watchable. I mean it was the first Alien movie that I considered a B movie. And I love B movies as much as A-class movies. So there I was with a movie that was down in story quality but high on graphics and I thought this is not a good way to go. But then you get the cut out scenes and you see that there was so much more that would have made the movie better. So chalk it up to cuts that lowered the quality of the movie.
And not we get to Covenant. It is nice… I guess. There is enough to make you feel the film, what I find lacking is that the story seems rushed. Until I see the extended version I will have to say that this movie is barely above Prometheus but has not captured the core feelings of the first film. It is as if you went hiking and ran into some wolves and were struck in awe only to get home and hear that your friend is leaving their chihuahua with you for a few days. That kind of disappointment until the extended version is released and I can adjust my feelings of this film either in a more negative way or a more positive way.

But don’t get me wrong. Even though I felt the movie was eh. I would still watch it again and most likely I will watch it a few more times before the extended version comes out.

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Come on Bruce Campbell


TheLineLogotwitterHey all. I have reached out to Bruce Campbell about joining our film. He would be an awesome lead if he accepts. Come check us out.

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-line-short-film–2/x/3488197#/

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On Friday April 7th an Indiegogo campaign to collect production funds for The Line will start it’s six month long drive. The Line is written by Jin Okubo, author of Love, and will be directed by Jimmy Lee, founder of the Unity Film Festival. Production is scheduled to take place this fall at a derelict farm in California. The Line is a psycho thriller about a group of murders that the FBI believes are all related to the same person, an unnamed and unknown serial killer.

In a world of remakes, prequels, and sequels, we’re looking to make something new. We’re working to capture again the feeling of meeting the monster in the dark, an unknown killer, without basing it on someone else’s character. The depravities and impulses of the human mind are as unique as the individual. And no one makes a better monster to humans than another human. This is the story we want to tell, want to share with the world, but we need help to make the horror come alive. Remember in Silence of the Lambs, how you felt when Jody Foster was in that basement. Through the night vision you can see the utter fear and helplessness in her eyes. In a way you could taste that damp air she was breathing. We have a great story, now we need the funds to hire fabulous actors and crew to finish it. Let’s show the world that great acting still exists and great stories can still be made.

In making, and funding, this short film we are striving to show you what can lay hidden behind a human face. And in order to do that we encouraging our backers to help us, in more ways than just money. We have several interesting perks that will make you a part of the film itself, not just a sponsor or patron. Check out the Indiegogo Campaign The Line Short Film to see how you can join us, and our killer, in our movie.

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Where would we be without Indie works


I have been hearing a bit about how indie works are not all that good. The movies are low budget and the scripts would never pass to a big time movie studio. The books are crap and need so much formatting that reading it can cause your head to implode.

The common individual tends to make the mistake at least with books as being those cheep put together in an hour marketing books. Those my friends are not indie books. And indie book would be one such as.

These works which can be found on Amazon in e-book format and book format are not marketing books.

Memories (Amber Light Series, Volume 1)
Brotherhood (Amber Light Series, Volume 2)

Many people forget to realise that spoon fed stories made into movies tend to run similar. This is because the big studios do not want a public that thinks but rather accepts the trends and buys the goods. If more works were indie style then the studios would have to always provide a bigger material selection and that would go against profit.

True Indie authors and film makers tend to think outside the box. They bring original ideas to life without the limitations imposed on by big money studios. If you want an example of this just look at the summer line-ups. You will see big names like Batman, Avengers, Hunger games. Big effects and catch phrases for the masses. Though the topics online are how similar they are.

If you look back a few years you may remember an indie film that hit it big. It was called Saw this independent horror film spawned a whole series.  After all Indie is only short for independent. There are many low-budget independent movies and books that go on to hit it big. The reason they do is because people take a chance on them.

When you pick up a book or even an e-book take a chance on an independent book. You will be surprised as to how many more real good stories there are out there. Do not let the crap marketers selling get rich quick books as indie books. Those are nothing more than digital pamphlets.

A true independent author provides a good story for an affordable price. For less than a gallon of gas I bring you two books in a series with the third one being released after summer.

Memories (Amber Light Series, Volume 1)
Brotherhood (Amber Light Series, Volume 2)