Jason Carpenter has taught English, language arts, and film theory/production for just over twenty years, on both the East and West Coasts, and currently in Pasadena, CA. He holds a master’s in film studies and is also the founder/director of Film Federation, a series of workshops in which students learn the art of digital filmmaking and screenplay construction. In another lifetime, he was the lead in director Jason Reitman’s Sundance Film Festival short, gulp. He writes, fitfully.
Within his mise-en-scène and competing thematic fronts, Wilder makes a case that true partnership – born of respect, admiration, and genuine affection – finds actual sex dispensable or, simply, fleeting.[…]