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“Well of course we talk. Don’t everybody?” – Theoretical Criticisms of Early Sound Cinema

This was originally written for a Film and TV History course at The University of Queensland in Semester 2, 2016

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Sunday Sci-Fi Cinema Classic: The Day the Earth Stood Still

As I continue my tour of alien visitation, I’m switching gears for the second part of my double feature, and looking at aliens who aren’t looking to invade the Earth, but instead hope to save the Earth. 1,194 more words

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Saturday Sci-Fi Cinema Classic: Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Sorry it’s been a couple weeks since my last review; last week I was under the weather, and this week, my old job demanded some attention.  951 more words

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Irving Thalberg: The Boy Genius of Hollywood

I have a confession to make. As most should know, I’m a writer. In my spare time, I have a penchant for screenplays. I finished my first screenplay in middle school, and reading it over in the years that followed, I discovered that it’s little more than a piece of Irving Thalberg fan fiction. 441 more words

Sunshine Blogger Award

Hello, my darlings! Some days you got to celebrate, and the party is today because Serendipitous Anachronisms won a Sunshine Blogger Award from Thoughts All Sorts… 1,015 more words

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#TBT Classic Movies: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

I’m trying something a little different for September – a theme. For the next four weeks, I’ll be sharing my thoughts on classics about aliens visiting the earth. 781 more words

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