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On Second Thought: “Beauty and the Beast (1991)”

Note: This post was originally written for and posted as part of Cinema Parrot Disco’s ongoing series IMDB Top 250 Challenge. This post’s film is number 228 out of 250. 2,013 more words


2010 at the Arthouse: White Material and The Illusionist

White Material

A white woman and a black nation are the subjects of Claire Denis’ exotic, lush White Material, a sort of harrowing The Tree of Life with meditation on the nature of god replaced with a careful deliberation on colonial identity. 1,323 more words


FlixChatter Review: Song of the Sea (2014)

Saoirse is a child who is the last of the selkies, women in Irish and Scottish legends who transform from seals into people. She escapes from her grandmother’s home to journey to the sea and free fairy creatures trapped in the modern world.

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Portraits of Homelessness

Sharing the Depth of the Human Experience: “Portraits of Homelessness” at the 2015 Global Street Paper Summit

By Lindsey Habenicht, Project Assistant, Seattle University Project on Family Homelessness… 1,612 more words

Family Homelessness

Everything I Needed To Know About Art and Life, I Learned From Satoshi Kon

Today, I have reverted to turning art into my hobby rather than aspiring to make it my career. However, this does not mean that I no longer dabble in art. 1,046 more words


Screenplay concepts

We may like to fondly imagine that the good films we see are made by creative artistic types who just want to share their dreams and visions with us, and would even do it only for the love of it. 953 more words


Film Rec: It’s Such a Beautiful Day (2012)

Synopsis: It’s Such a Beautiful Day is an animated film by writer/director Don Hertzfeldt, whom you might know as the guy behind the cult animated short “Rejected.” This is Hertzfeldt’s first feature-length film, though it’s actually a combination of three associated shorts. 338 more words

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