Today’s the first day, post-Day Campus grades and I’ve solidified my goals for the summer. On the reading, writing, enjoying front, I want to watch 100 movies and read 15 books. I’d also like to submit 5 items for publication. … Continue reading →
Ah yes. In honor of Julianne Moore winning the Cannes Film Festival Best Actress award, for Cronenberg’s latest film, Maps to the Stars, some words of commentary from the director himself.
For many reasons, I’ve been thinking of my travels this past year. When news came that Maria Von Trapp, immortalized in The Sound of Music, had passed away, I immediately started looking through my photos from New England this fall. … Continue reading →
Bah humbug. For more information, check out The Representation Project, watch Miss Representation, or read Geena Davis’s two easy ways to fix this whole media mess.
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You need to see this film. It is masterful. It is stunning. It is gorgeous, albeit brutal in its honesty. This is our history America. We are responsible for understanding why we are who we are because of who we … Continue reading →
I really like this introduction to MovieClips.com because it shows how much work it takes to get something on the web, which mirrors the actually enormity of putting a film together. Now, go find a clip that you enjoy! The … Continue reading →
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I know that you’ve been waiting to know how I’m doing on my four goals for sabbatical. Well, I’m behind in some areas and way ahead in others. C’est la vie. Books read: 1. The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin 2. … Continue reading →
It’s Monday. It’s the first Monday of summer break, or as I choose to look at it, the first Monday of my sabbatical. I know that technically my sabbatical doesn’t begin until the fall semester, but why put off until … Continue reading →
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