When you stay at a film festival for more than three or four days, the law of diminishing returns usually catches up with you. Yet here I was on my seventh day of movie-going at the Dubai International Film Festival -- my last day here.
Even when asked, not all actors and directors at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) are engaging with reporters on questions about red carpet designer wear or what their shots are at getting an Oscar nod.
You may recognize Kavan Smith as Major Evan Lorne in the Stargate series and Deputy Andy in Eureka. Now, Kavan plays Tom Travis, a devoted father and dedicated high school teacher in the new crime drama series Rogue by DirecTV.
They say no good deed goes unpunished, so it was fitting that in my desire to support Tyler Perry and his new film Good Deeds, I was rewarded with a reminder of how a turn of charity can turn into two-hours of movie watching grief.