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100 *MORE* Reasons Why I Love Movies

Sequels. They’re never as good as the original (except when they are), but that doesn’t stop Hollywood from churning them out, and it didn’t stop me either. 1,140 more words


My silent cinema shelfie

When I am not watching silent movies, I’m often reading about them. Or writing about them. Or dancing in my kitchen to Taylor Swift, but that’s another matter entirely. 424 more words

Silent Film

Will There be a Santa Claus, Virginia?

Short addendum to my post from yesterday about the Virginia Cinema. We headed back downtown today to get some photos of the Grand Old Lady. Also, we got to talk to a Somerset resident who said it had a balcony once, but it’s fallen down. 42 more words

Random Meditations

Five years later, Inception remains history's greatest film

Yes, it’s been five years since Inception first lit movie screens.  Well, plus about a month and a half.  It has stayed fresh for us, without a sequel or rumor of one, the whole time.   2,221 more words

On Writing


Peter Stone, the scenarist for Mirage, specializes in achingly “smart” dialogue. The characters in a Stone script never face a plot development or emotional situation for which they do not have a pithy response. 469 more words


Bonus: Film History Reissued Paul Thomas Anderson's Career

This is a Bonus Episode of ‪#‎ReissuedPodcast‬ called ‪#‎FilmHistoryReissued‬ where members from the podcast and Film Historian Diego Olivares go back and reissue films giving you a history lesson and things you might not know on popular films from the past. 35 more words

This Day in Disney History August 26th

1949-Goofy cartoon Tennis Racquet is released.

1990-Disney Legend Retta Scott dies.

1993-Part 3 of Television series Sky High airs.

1994-Film Camp Nowhere starring Christopher Lloyd is released. 29 more words