Tasty Trailers: Baby Mama et al

In Brudges – Here’s a quote from a screenwriter who recently saw the film: “It is completely apocalyptic and brilliant. It felt a bit didactic, but … this film is a medieval painting come to life…

Smart People – In my opinion, it’s the smart people over at Miramax that are making really good decisions in the films they’re picking.

Stop-Loss

Baby Mama – I’m not sure what to think about this. It’s funny.

Bonneville – I should be too young to “get” this movie… But even the trailer made me tear up.

Meet the Browns – Tyler Perry gets it. Life is complicated.

He Was A Quiet Man – is that…? It is! Christian Slater?!

13.1 Miles

5:30 AM – Today’s the day I run a half-marathon. I’m up early to go join my carpool down to Huntington Beach! An update will be forthcoming upon my completion of the race and return to Hollywood!

2:30 PM – Did it! Proud, tired, and sore; but again oh so proud. We’re quickly (as quickly as I am able to move) getting ready to go out again to a Superbowl Party. A “real” update on the race will come later tonight or tomorrow. Pictures included!

5:30 PM – Well, 5:30 PM two days later… Yup! I’ve finally got photos up and I’ve recovered enough to talk about my experience.

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A Quintessentially Hollywood Day

Yesterday was a very Hollywood Day for me.

In the morning I worked four hours at my part-time job at a burgeoning Hollywood production company. I am Executive Assistant to the International Business Coordinator.  I do office management, accounting, and general administration. It’s fun, a nice environment, and the people are cool.

Then in the afternoon I took headshots for a recent immigrant to Hollywood, a friend of mine who just escaped (legally) from the airforce. He’s here in Hollywood to get his start in the biz and hopefully the headshots I took will help.

After that, I had a meeting with the co-producers of an independent feature that my husband and I are working on. Dinner meeting. At the Alcove. Very Hollywood.

Finally, late in the evening, I found myself back at the Act One offices, where I completed a rigorous three-month Executive Training program, for their Info Night for the next round of applicants. I was on the Alumni Panel, talking about my experience and answering questions. If was fun!

So that’s my Hollywood day…

Novel.

My Hollywood Day

Yesterday was a very Hollywood Day for me.

In the morning I worked four hours at my part-time job at a burgeoning Hollywood production company. I have the quintessential entry-level position as the Assistant to the International Business Coordinator. I do office management, accounting, and general administration. It’s fun, a nice environment, and the people are very cool!

Then in the afternoon I took headshots for a recent immigrant to Hollywood, a friend of mine who just escaped (legally) from the airforce! He’s here in Hollywood to get his start in the biz and hopefully the headshots I took will help!

Then after that, I had a meeting with the co-producers of an independent feature that my husband and I are working on. Dinner meeting. At the Alcove. Very Hollywood.

Finally, late in the evening, I found myself back at the Act One offices, where I completed a rigorous three-month Executive Training program, for their Info Night for the next round of applicants. I was on the Alumni Panel, talking about my experience and answering questions. If was fun!

So that’s my Hollywood day…

Novel.