When watching early films in some kind of chronological order, you can see how quickly filmmakers and producers used emerging technologies to make grander, better films. Immediately, All Quiet on the Western Front resolves all of the sound issues that … Continue reading
Author Archives: Amy L. Darnell
In less than a year, the Academy Awards went from honoring two silent films in Wings and Sunrise to honoring it’s first musical in The Broadway Melody as the best film of the year. The success of the film resulted … Continue reading
In my task of watching all Best Picture Oscar-winners, I finished up my introductory weekend of viewing with Wings, directed by DGA Lifetime Achievement award-winner William A. Wellman. As the only true silent film to win Best Picture, Wings upholds … Continue reading
For a few years, I’ve made a resolution to watch all of the Academy Award winning Best Pictures, in order. I finally started, yesterday, with the winner of the 1927/28 award for Most Unique and Artistic Film. The first Academy … Continue reading
p.s. There are only 19 days until graduation.
It’s that time of year, yo. Twenty-seven days until graduation!
Enough said! Let the countdown begin and the motivation exist en masse.
Even a set of stairs can be beautiful. Go conquer today. (And happy birthday to my brother!)
Yes, we are all tired. Admitting you’re tired, exhausted, and spent doesn’t admit that you are weak. The fact that you keep on going is admirable and I hope to goodness you know that.
I know it’s hard to learn this lesson, but cut the bad folks out of your life. You’ll be amazed at how much time you have, not letting their poison infect you.