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Loving the alienator

For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul?

—Mark 8:36

Whether or not you’re a believer, you eventually end up with your own idea of who Jesus might have been.

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Trump at the Movies

Donald Trump’s favorite movie is Citizen Kane, probably because it’s pretentious and American. He explains the film — and his advice for Charles Foster Kane — in a short film by  80 more words


A Bomb in the Lasagna: 20 Years Later, "Super Mario 64" is Still Essential

Though it wasn’t the first 3D platform game, Super Mario 64 tends to get talked about as though it was, and with good reason. While other platform games preceded Mario’s foray into the third dimension (90s Kid icon and forsaken Sony mascot  801 more words

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Andre Bazin's Film Philosophy

In his work, “What is Cinema,” Andre Bazin teaches his audience about how cinema exists within the history of art and how cinema has changed since its inauguration. 323 more words


The Modern Times - Citizen Kane - Humphrey Bogart Factory Gate

I recently watched Citizen Kane (1941) for the first time in years, broadcast on TCM, and enjoyed it thoroughly. Having seen it many times before, the scenes and the dialog were all familiar, but still powerful and engaging. 401 more words

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Citizen Kane (1941)

Charles Foster Kane: You know, Mr. Bernstein, if I hadn’t been very rich, I might have been a really great man.
Walter Parks Thatcher… 73 more words

Five Old School Ways to Create Better Characters

There’s reason some “old school” methods and ideas last as long as they do: because they work. Jennie Evenson at ScreenwritingU Magazine discusses techniques of creating better characters using classic films such as… 40 more words