Tag Archives: Oscars

Blog of the Week: 24 Frames

Photo of Sacha Baron Cohen (left) in Hugo.

It’s Oscars week and those of us who really care about movies are pondering such matters as whether the seven-minute animated British film A Morning Stroll has a shot in the Best Short Film category.

Larry McMurtry Lite

Image of screenwriters Diana Ossana and Larry McMurtry

Some Texans write about Texas in a way that makes me wish I’d been born there.   Larry McMurtry is a prime generator of this Texas-envy of mine. At 74 he’s one of the American writers I most admire; it’s … Read more »