“Duality”: A New Sci-Fi Film Starring Chris Conner

Chris Conner is one of the most underrated actors in Hollywood, and I happen to have had the pleasure of interviewing him last year in the midst of my coverage of the Gods and Generals Extended Director’s Cut release, where he portrayed the infamous John Wilkes Booth, and perfectly nailed the role with conviction and…

Movie Review: The Assistants (2009)

All of us find, or have found, ourselves working jobs in which we are below others, being “assistants”, so to speak. Sometimes the person who employs us is gracious, making the job fun and easy to work at, but other times, the job becomes a living hell. It is because of this scenario that has…

Interview with Film and Television Actor Chris Conner

Out of the 473 articles I have posted on this site, only one has been about an individual acting performance as opposed to a film as a whole. The recipient of that was Chris Conner, who played John Wilkes Booth in Gods and Generals. There is a catch there, however, because like many others, Conner…

Fan-Casting and Producing “The Last Full Measure”

I. Opening Thoughts At first, I was going to title this article “What Would it Take to Make The Last Full Measure?”, but we all know what it would take: money, lots and lots of money. We know the interest level is there, after seeing the glowing reviews and remarks regarding the release of the…

Site News: Upcoming Interviews

After sending out a few interview requests last night to actors who appeared in Gods and Generals, I must say that two were answered in record time. You all know of the upcoming interview with Chris Conner, who played John Wilkes Booth, but there are two more, and I am actually waiting on a few…

Shout-Outs from Two “Gods and Generals” Cast Members

When Ron Maxwell told me that the cast of Gods and Generals knew who I was, I guess he was not kidding around. This afternoon, I received two emails, almost back to back, from two cast members of the film, each telling me that they liked my site. The first, was Matt K. Miller, who…

The Importance of the John Wilkes Booth Character to the New-Look “G & G”

Towards the end of the Extended Director’s Cut of Gods and Generals, is a very sophisticated scene, where Colonel Chamberlain (Jeff Daniels) and his wife Fanny (Mira Sorvino) meet the acting troupe fresh off a performance of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, in which world-renowned actor John Wilkes Booth plays the character of Brutus, who inserts…