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Those close to me know that I have a slight (okay, huge) fascination with James Dean, and I’ve had many people ask me why/how I became interested in him. 2,298 more words

An American Novel in a Time of Unrest

East of Eden by John Steinbeck. Published 1952 by Penguin. 601 Pages.

Like many American schoolkids, my first introduction to Steinbeck was in Middle School with Of Mice and Men. 746 more words


Genre Blast: Dear Old Dad – Fathers on Film

Fathers’ Day calls for recognition of fatherhood as it is portrayed in the cinema, and that is as varied as the number of film writers and their respective relationships with “dear old Dad.” Relationships with the old man are directly influenced by the type of man the father happens to be. 983 more words


Caught in the Net

Caught in the Net.

I believe that there is one story in the world, and only one. . . . Humans are caught—in their lives, in their thoughts, in their hungers and ambitions, in their avarice and cruelty, and in their kindness and generosity too—in a net of good and evil.
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EAST OF EDEN: A Book Review

If you’ve read this book, then it’s probably your favourite book.

East of Eden is Steinbeck’s masterpiece, and I would say it’s one of the most beautiful books the English language has to offer. 378 more words

Book Reviews

Film #616: East of Eden (1955)

Elia Kazan is another director who has a long history with Oscar with the majority of his movies earning at least one nomination including a total of twenty-one nods in the acting categories. 989 more words

Best Director

East of Eden

“The Salinas was only a part-time river. The summer sun drove it underground. It was not a fine river at all, but it was the only one we had and so we boasted about it – how dangerous it was in a wet winter and how dry it was in a dry summer. 430 more words