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Book #25: Tea and Sympathy, by Robert Anderson

When I started reading Tea and Sympathy, I had no idea what to expect from it. I’d never heard of it until seeing it on the syllabus for my Modern American Drama class, but I’m very happy to report that I… 273 more words


Finally, a Lovecraft Adaptation That Gets it Right

The Whisperer in Darkness  (2011, Sean Branney, dir.)

While American writer H.P. Lovecraft has been considered a master of the horror genre, film adaptations of his works have been a mixed bag. 338 more words

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Movie Discussion: F.W. Murnau's Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror [Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens] (1922)

Girl Meets Context: March is Silent Movie Month, where we’ll be surveying some of horror cinema’s ur-texts – the movies that established the genre as a new media spectacle and began to translate its tropes from literature to the screen.   3,110 more words


Food and Wine Movies

Julie and Julia (2009)  In two separate storylines, Meryl Streep plays Julia Child at the beginning of her career as she learns the skills to become a superior chef, and Amy Adams plays a young blogger named Julie who devotes a year to attempting to make one or more recipes a day from Julia Child’s book… 227 more words

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