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Judging Philip Seymour Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman was one of my all-time favorite actors. The ability to disappear into a role is a gift, one that has to extract a high price on the human being with that gift.

That's what I'm telling myself anyway, because he left the stage before he had the chance to star in my book-to-movie.

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A Crack in the Armor

Doesn't life always happen like this? You're focused on something. I mean, REALLY lasered in on it. You've left all other things behind.......even though those things haven't forgotten YOU.

Clients: We REALLY want you to do this project for us, Andra. In February.

Me: But—

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Everything’s Bigger When You Are Little

"I found some of the old Christmas stockings you kids had...you remember those flat felt ones?"

JMM (my mom) visited us last week, or at least came to see Andra's Christmas decorations.

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Yo, Adrian! The Fourth Worst Thing About Being Married to an Architect

If it's worth watching, every movie has at least one pivotal scene. The moment where Colin Firth as Mr Darcy dives in a lake in Pride and Prejudice, emerging with his wet clothes hugging his.......

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What Is Your Favorite Book-to-Movie?

I admit it. I cannot stand to watch books I've read be made into movies. There are lots of reasons for this:

The actors never look quite like I imagined the characters. (I mean, Clint Eastwood in "The Bridges of Madison County"? Seriously??)

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