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A Year of Smiles - Day 80

Reason to SMILE #80: DUCT TAPE

If you were stranded on a deserted island, what one thing would you want to have with you?

Uhm.  That’s easy.  199 more words


Nicolas Cage vs. The World - Level 1

Today, we’ve got something a little different for you which we call Movie Mirrors. What happens here is we take the general plot of an existing movie and retell the story with something pulled from the sleep-deprived regions of our minds. 726 more words

Nicolas Cage

"Cast Away": How to do a centuries-old story in a modern movie.

This article originally appeared on MovieRob’s blog, here.

I was invited to do this article by MovieRob for his Genre Grandeur series for February, and he asked me to choose the genre. 1,208 more words



Rain drapes everything
In a veil of wistful longing,
A yearning for something lost
Many moons ago,

About the same time
Solitude became more
Pleasing than company, 54 more words


Swiss Army Man (2016)

After a while it feels like, in film, all the big themes and questions have already been wrestled with in the collection of movies I’ve seen since the time I started paying attention to them; and at a certain point the motivation to watch more and continue hunting is to find that new and interesting approach to those questions, rather than an attempt to raise more. 1,613 more words


Does this make sense?

Who doesn’t fantasize at least a couple of times a year about running ashore on a desert island? Sometimes in a romantic way, but in my case it’s usually all about the worst-case scenario’s and how I would handle it. 820 more words


The Two Second Lesson

Remember the movie Cast Away (2000) with Tom Hanks? It was a bit of snoozer because for a large portion of the film Tom’s character, Chuck, is alone on an island. 361 more words

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