Articles by Bill Evenson

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

October 25, 1999 // 0 Comments

When I was at tech school in 1989, everybody called me Ferris. Supposedly I look like Matthew Broderick, but I don’t see it. Supposedly I also act like Ferris Bueller, which I suppose I don’t mind as much. I know they were picking on me, but I took it [...]

The Blair Witch Project

October 22, 1999 // 0 Comments

"The Blair Witch Project" is a little independent film that has gone on to make it really, really big. The film was produced with a very small budget – somewhere around $30,000 – which really adds to its charm and believability. The [...]

Mrs. Doubtfire

October 19, 1999 // 0 Comments

First of all, a word about Robin Williams. Ever since Williams left "Mork & Mindy" for the big screen, I’ve had strong opinions about his performances in movies. His joke-per-second off-the-cuff schtick works for me in "Aladdin" [...]

Monty Python’s Flying Circus

October 1, 1999 // 0 Comments

In 1969, the Beatles were breaking up, as another group of Britons was just forming. Well, actually, five Brits (Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin) and an American (Terry Gilliam). These six got together to create a [...]