Cinematographer Chris Patterson on location with Inception

When Words Mean Nothing but DO Something

by Greg I. Hamilton on May 3, 2011

It’s significant that I went to sleep to ponder a movie about planting waking-life ideas in people’s dreams.
Yeah, the movie sucked me in. I gladly suspended my disbelief, rode along with the filmmakers’ playful illusions and deceits, and kept chewing on them after it was done. …


The cuffs say it all

The Badass Buddha of Big Mountain Skiing

by Greg I. Hamilton on March 30, 2011

A voice of caution echoes in my head: “Kristen’s a badass. Who the hell do I think I am to follow her down a cliff?” …


Bela in Africa

Boogie-Shoe Anthropology

by Greg I. Hamilton on June 25, 2010

Then they jam together, the music swells, and damn if thousands of copies of the local Mali yellow pages don’t all flutter at the thought of B