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Great Expectations (Movies that impressed or depressed)

You know when you put off renting a movie for a while, because it stars an actor that sets your teeth on edge, or it got bad reviews, or it got great reviews, but you’re sure you won’t like it? 1,353 more words


Random Monday Thoughts

This morning I had fantastic realization– the fear and anxiety of not knowing what comes next in my life, are far more manageable than the stress and anxiety I faced at my job everyday. 238 more words

Corporate Control

Often, literature reflects our fears and magnifies them. So the abundance of novels revolving around total corporate control over society is an interesting reflection of our fears today. 340 more words

Oryx And Crake

Lost and Found

In case you didn’t notice the creepy bunny at the mall or the absurd amount of yellow candy at CVS, Easter is almost here. I’m really excited about Easter this year because we’ll actually be able to go to… 551 more words

My Thug Life

Top Ten Tuesday - Unique Books

It’s been far too long since I’ve taken part in Top Ten Tuesday, (see http://www.brokeandbookish.com/p/top-ten-tuesday-other-features.html)  but I’m excited to have such a good subject to work with this week. 1,078 more words

Echo Chamber - Cloud Atlas (2012) by Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykver & Andy Wachowski

          To begin: Some films work best as linear experiences, relating to us instantly recognizeable truths, utilizing unspectacular embellishments to tell their stories. When we look at the stunted lifestyles on display in the first half of… 1,749 more words