Tag Archives: Taking Life

Physicians Aren’t Supposed to Kill their Patients

With the California legislature currently debating the legalization of physician assisted suicide, it’s significant that today’s Los Angeles Times profiles Dr. Ira Byock, the author of a number of books on end of life issues including Dying Well and The … Continue reading

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What to Watch

When Jennifer and I went to UC Irvine a few weeks ago to show Breeders, I casually referenced the film Gattaca during the Q&A that followed the screening. Even as I was saying it, I wondered how many people in … Continue reading

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Amour

Scriptwriter and script consultant Barbara Nicolosi reviews the Oscar-nominated French Film Amour, finding it “a dark, draggy, lie.” The journey of the movie is to drag us from our first moral impulse that this is a crime scene, to the … Continue reading

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