Archive | February, 2011

Hiatus, explained

8 Feb

So … you may have noticed I seem to have stopped writing about movies. The truth is, I stopped watching them for a while. And it wasn’t because I was no longer interested in cinema — new or old — or that I just was too busy or that I couldn’t be bothered.

It wasn’t so much a health scare as a health awakening. There was a doctor’s visit and some things said — fairly upsetting things from my point of view — and I was lying in my bed one night unable to sleep, worried that the stress of my job was going to trigger a heart attack or something. … And I’m only 30. My life needed a major overhaul. When I woke up the next day, I turned my focus inward for the first time in too long a time, and I started addressing the areas of my life that had to change. Continue reading