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the trip to italy review.

Unlike previous movie review posts, I am not going to talk this one to death. If you like laughing and traveling, then you will like this film.  125 more words


Clean Slate Falls While The Dark Knight Rises

“It’s not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me.” Bruce Wayne

Batman: To some, he’s Bruce Wayne, a man who witnessed the brutal murder of his parents but grew into a financially successful young man. 248 more words

An atomic supervillain conquers Gotham in Christopher Nolan’s impressive, oppressive ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

By Matthew E. Milliken
Sept. 23, 2014

Pity poor billionaire Bruce Wayne. At the start of The Dark Knight Rises, the 2012 blockbuster feature film based on DC Comics’s popular characters, the former bon vivant is a recluse with a limp and slightly shaggy facial hair.  992 more words


Sometimes the Truth Isn't Good Enough

Trying to get into the habit of using this blog as I intended: for short, note-like posts that I’ll most likely later develop into something larger and more cogent. 721 more words

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The Drop

I went to see the Batman trilogy when The Dark Knight Rises premiered, the night that people in Aurora, where I have cousins, were murdered in the theater.   1,219 more words


I watched The Dark Knight Rises

Okay, it’s nowhere near as brilliant as The Dark Knight, but it was never going to be. And it’s odd choppy pace (jumping over months of story time, for example) is less of a bother in repeat viewings. 34 more words


The Amanuensis' Playlist - Soundtracks that Provide An Out of Body Experience

Test Drive – How To Train Your Dragon

Theme Song – Howl’s Moving Castle 

Moonshine – The Grand Budapest Hotel

Beethoven Symphony No. 7 – The King’s Speech 

Rise – The Dark Knight Rises

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