Category Archives: Film

Tableaux from In The Crosswind

For a lesson for my Social Studies class, there’s a portion where the students are to perform tableaux: a group of models or motionless figures representing a scene from a story or from history. There is a slight problem with providing … Continue reading

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Predictions for the 90th Academy Awards

With the Oscar nominations coming out soon, I’m going to make my educated guess on who is going to be happiest. Best Picture Last time I tried this, I bet on all the SAG Outstanding Performance By a Cast nominees … Continue reading

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Movies Watched in 2017 WrapUp

This is the conclusion of the analysis of films I’ve seen this year. The first five were devoted to a goal of seeing ten films from each decade: Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Part 6 was a continuation- I tried … Continue reading

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Why is The Last Jedi (Allegedly) So Controversial?

Right now, there’s a debate about whether Star Wars: The Last Jedi is controversial, and what that means. The Rotten Tomatoes audience score is low, but some alt-right trolls are taking credit for that. The movie isn’t making as much … Continue reading

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13 Horror Movies in October

I’m continuing with a list of the films I watched, except this this time with a theme, focusing on thirteen horror movies. Movie #133/ 1970s Movie #14: Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979- English language version) This was the Herzog/ Kinski/ Adjani/ Ganz … Continue reading

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Movies Watched in 2017 Part 6

I finished my personal goal of seeing ten movies each from ten decades. but I’m still keeping track of the films I watch. “New movie” just refers to something I hadn’t seen yet, so it could have come out in … Continue reading

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When People Should Be Kicked Out of the Academy

Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which is probably the right move. Now, there are calls to kick out some others, with references to Academy members Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski, Woody Allen … Continue reading

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