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How I Feel About the Cinema

…there is no finesse today. I spent too much energy singing. Better luck tomorrow? OH! THANK YOU 100+ FOLLOWERS! IT HAPPENED OVER NIGHT!

I didn’t just catch wind of the Sony fiasco. 223 more words


The unexpected journey


My last fall semester of my undergraduate career has finally come to its end, amidst a flurry of hurried paper-writing and studying late into the night. 1,090 more words


24 and Zero Dark Thirty helped sell Americans on torture

A new Pew poll says Americans approve of CIA torture by 51%-29%, so bringing this out again:

Not just politicians, but also the media are responsible for selling Americans on torture. 306 more words

Coeur, Le (Heart, The)

(1975, Sen/Fr, 136 min) Dir Mohammad Bamba. Cast Ousmane Faye, Ismaila Faye, Jimi Faye.

The kind of bizarre, hallucinatory travelogue through African history that one would expect from Mohammad Bamba. 175 more words



This site will, for the time being until emergency entails moving everything here, center on characters within movies and there place therein:

Structured by: PROJECT, PLOT, TALENT, CHARACTER, POSITION, TRAITS, GOAL, URGENCY, and CLOSURE, we will take a look at particular movies, ranging from exploitation to blaxploitation to Film Noir to Science-Fiction, mostly of the cult nature, and delve into the nature of the humanity within each project by finding out what the people have to do with the story and the structure, and while we will center on bigger names a few times, we will mostly pinpoint on the smaller actors and actor and their importance… in cinema and television.


A Joy for Ever


“A thing of beauty is a joy for ever:
Its lovliness increases; it will never
Pass into nothingness; but still will keep… 54 more words


A Supposed Lie Detector

Alfred Hitchcock at La Bocca della Verità (The Mouth of Truth) in Rome

La Bocca della Verità is an image, carved from Pavonazzo marble, of a man-like face, located in the portico of the church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin in Rome, Italy. 210 more words