Posts Tagged ‘Katherine Brooks’

Confidential: Trailer

— by JESSIKA OWENS — One of the more fascinating relationships often portrayed in film and TV is that between a psychiatrist and their patient. I imagine this is because the situation and circumstances allow the patient to be raw and vulnerable, and on screen, that is enthralling. I ofte[...]

Interview: Filmmaker Katherine Brooks

— by JESSIKA OWENS — Mental illness in film and TV is not uncommon. Mental illness done accurately is not so common. But that’s not to say that there aren’t some brilliant performances caught on film. Edward Norton in “Primal Fear” portrayed an imprisoned man sufferin[...]

‘Off the Record’ with Katherine Brooks

— by JESSIKA OWENS — Author Joseph Campbell said, “Love is friendship set to music.” Writer/director Katherine Brooks and her production company, Big Easy Pictures, are out to explore that concept with their upcoming film “Off the Record.” The essence of “Off the Record” is f[...]

Under Review: ‘Waking Madison’

— by JESSIKA OWENS — What is real? What is sane? These are questions raised in the recently-released-to-DVD movie “Waking Madison.” The main character, Madison Walker, must face these questions and battle her own psyche. The film follows Madison, played by Sarah Romer (“[...]

In New Project, Film Director is Meeting Online Friends ‘Face 2 Face’

— by JESSIKA OWENS — Technology is very much a part of our everyday lives. If you are reading this article, you are doing so via the Internet. Facebook has half a billion users, and I know I personally can’t function without my cell phone. How does this affect us in our social vent[...]