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Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite School Reads

Welcome back for another round of Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Learn more about Top Ten Tuesday and its previous topics… 1,163 more words

Books

The Cuban Vaccuum Cleaner Crisis

Review

Our Man In Havana by Graham Greene

First published: 1958

British comedienne Catherine Tate has a sketch in which she plays a CIA operative who gets the work hopelessly wrong. 452 more words

British Literature

Review: The End of the Affair

After having watched a good film adaptation of this novel several weeks ago, I had high hopes for the actual book. In places it lived up to those, but overall, just not so much. 138 more words

The Imagery of The Third Man

Influences

The Third Man is a film which is articulated by light and shadow.

Brassai’s Paris de Nuit work comes to mind when watching The Third Man, so much so that one can assume Reed had seem some of these images. 60 more words

My ten great movies #8: The Third Man

Even for passionate movie lovers, two things tend to date the classic films of the thirties and forties: their sets, with the inescapable smell of the studio, and their orchestral scores, which to modern ears tend to sound depressingly alike. 306 more words

Movies

An Officer and a Camera

There’s only two more weeks left to see the captivating exhibition in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by British photographer Captain Linnaeus Tripe (1822–1902) who was an officer in the British Army between 1854 and 1860 and traveled with diplomatic expeditions in India and Burma. 14 more words

An Officer and a Camera

There’s only two more weeks left to see the captivating exhibition in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by British photographer Captain Linnaeus Tripe (1822–1902) who was an officer in the British Army between 1854 and 1860 and traveled with diplomatic expeditions in India and Burma. 155 more words

Art