Descend Into the Pits of Hell on Jacob’s Ladder

Struggling to come to terms in the wake of his child’s death, a veteran of the Vietnam war finds himself in the middle of a series of inexplicable events.  Plagued by chronic injuries sustained in the war, Jacob Singer begins to confuse reality with dreams and nightmares.  He hallucinates.  He can’t sleep.  His health, what’sContinue reading “Descend Into the Pits of Hell on Jacob’s Ladder”

“APOCALYPSE NOW” DOCUMENTARY “HEARTS OF DARKNESS” GETS A MAKEOVER

The 1902 book Heart of Darkness written by Joseph Conrad was the inspiration for Francis Ford Coppola‘s 1979 Vietnam War drama Apocalypse Now. The books name became the name of the documentary directed by Max Bahr and George Hickenlooper that chronicles the making of Apocalypse Now. In film school this excellent documentary was required viewingContinue reading ““APOCALYPSE NOW” DOCUMENTARY “HEARTS OF DARKNESS” GETS A MAKEOVER”