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Passion Project : Saving Sally – a Film Worth Saving and Sharing


UPDATE!!! It’s been three years since I wrote this blog post, ten years since the movie started production. Finally, “Saving Sally” a romantic sci-fi fantasy, is hitting the screens on Christmas day in Manila, Philippines as part of the annual Metro Manila FilmFest. Congratulations to director Avid Liongoren and his team! —- Originally published October 9, 2013 Long ago in…

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Celebrating at Alegria Cocina Latina in Long Beach


The International Motorcycle Shows made a stop at the Long Beach Convention Center last month and I was tasked with finding a venue for an after-show party for the filmmakers behind “Why We Ride,” a documentary film about the passion of motorcycling. Full disclosure: Why We Ride is a client of the agency I work for, Acorn Woods Communications. The…

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Why You Should See “Muppets Most Wanted”


“The Muppets Most Wanted” opened in theaters today. The movie harkens back to the old TV show with the motley crew of muppets like Kermit, Ms. Piggy, Fozzie Bear and Gonzo, whimsical musical numbers and surprising guest appearances by some of today’s popular celebrities like Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey and Ty Burrell, and cameos by Ray Liotta and Danny Trejo.…

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Experiencing Wondercon for the First Time


Anaheim Wondercon 2013 was a super fan-friendly convention, where comic book and sci-fi fans could dress in costume, purchase merchandise, attend panel sessions, and watch movie previews, short films, and even try out new video games. Unlike other bigger conventions, this con was geared towards fans coming together rather than being focused on swag and marketing. The real comic book…

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