John-Andrew O'Rourke Director // Writer


Who Made Man’s Mouth?

Moses approaches the burning bush, from the movie The Prince of Egypt

My parents ruined movies for me. You see, when I was a kid we didn’t have over-the-air TV, let alone cable. All we had was one VHS player and twenty or thirty pre-approved tapes which I was allowed to watch once a week on Sundays. Nine kids later, my parents allow my siblings to watch TV every day at 5 p.m., but that’s a story for another time. Suffice it to say, I got very familiar...

Coco’s “Remember Me” is Even More Moving in Spanish

Pixar's movie Coco

It was a spur-of-the-moment kinda thing. Instead of going with a friend or sibling, I drove to the AMC Showplace 17 in Indianapolis on my own for an evening screening. I had the whole row to myself, and aside from the three young ladies sitting directly behind me, I was alone. The lights dimmed, the trailers rolled, the customary Pixar short film played, and then the main event began. Coco. I was...

John-Andrew O'Rourke Director // Writer



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