September 13, 2015


The Evil Dead Trilogy Reviewed

As part of Spoiler Free Movie Sleuth’s 31 Days of Hell, and just in time for the new Ash vs. Evil Dead to premiere tomorrow night, I decided to review the entire series that had such a big impact on me as a filmmaker. 31 Days of Hell: The Evil Dead Trilogy

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Off-Season Discounts!

October 31st officially marks the beginning of the off-season here in Michigan. Many believe that wedding season dies down after the summer passes, but really it’s not until November that many professionals get to take a breath and begin to catch up on what is undoubtedly a massive backlog. For the last few years, I’ve Read more about Off-Season Discounts![…]

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Flashback to the Future

I grew up watching the Back to the Future movies religiously. Anyone who is a fan of this trilogy of masterworks has been waiting anxiously for #BacktotheFutureDay. Well, here it is! And here is my review of the complete series! Flashback to the Future

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Spoiler Free Movie Sleuth: Crimson Peak

I took the wife this week to see Guillermo del Toro’s newest opus. Read my review on!

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A Farewell to Wes Craven

R.I.P. Wes Craven had a big influence on my life growing up. Having seen his films and read his novel Fountain Society, his never-ending supply of imagination filtered through the unique prism of his mind was truly inspiring. When asked to write a tribute for The Movie Sleuth, there was no way I could say Read more about A Farewell to Wes Craven[…]

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The Love Collage | Amber and Drew *Sneak Peek*

This represents the first attempt at an experiment involving interviewing couples after their wedding in order to make them their own storytellers in new Lightcraft wedding films. If it continues to work this well, you will see this as an option for next year’s 2016 packages!

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I’m On a Boat!

It had been about four years since the last time I had shot a wedding aboard the Infinity Yacht. The four hour cruise takes off from the Jefferson Beach Marina, takes the reception down under the Ambassador Bridge, then turns around to head back. The timing of this is crucial because it places the Detroit Read more about I’m On a Boat![…]

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Coming Soon: Staff Page

Nine years is a long time to take up a whole mantle by yourself. For a while there, I had help from my amazing wife (co-founder of Photogeniuses, if you’re wondering what that ad is off to the side). Since we’ve had our son, the pressures of family life and professional life being compounded have Read more about Coming Soon: Staff Page[…]

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Spoiler Free Review: Goldfish (A Short Film)

Some of you may or may not know that I moonlight as a film critic for a local Michigan site called Spoiler Free Movie Sleuth. Just yesterday I was asked to lend my thoughts to a small short film from writer-director Dale Driver called Goldfish. Happy reading!

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A New Look and a New Outlook

It had to happen eventually: This September, we will be throwing our hat into the ring at local bridal shows!!!! I know, right? I always swore we would never do one of these things just because they tend to be so oversaturated with vendors and discount-hungry patrons. Well, I finally found one that suits my Read more about A New Look and a New Outlook[…]

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