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do it again - steely dan

99% of fiction, I’ll read once and never consider going back to. William S Burroughs, I can reread, mostly down to the gorgeous ‘poetry’ of his prose. 372 more words


Annnnnd We're Back...Maybe.

An unintended theme of this blog seems to be that I, as a human being, a woman, wife, writer, employee, dog owner, et cetera, have no idea what I’m doing. 334 more words


Requiem For A Dream (2000) IMDB Top 250 Guest Review

Today’s IMDB Top 250 Guest Review comes from Darren of Movie Reviews 101. Thanks for the review, Darren! :-) Now let’s see what he has to say about… 925 more words


'Last Exit to Brooklyn' by Hubert Selby Jr. (1964)

This is not going to be the kind of well-thought-out review that gets written days or weeks after reading, once a book has settled into the mind.   728 more words

Book Review

BLINDSPOT: Requiem For A Dream (2000)

Getting the money’s not the problem, Harry,” said Marion.

Darren Aronofsky is always at his best take when acknowledging his characters as some neurotic, troubled human being with certain kinds of paranoia and dilemma. 488 more words

Movie Review

Let the artists tell it like it is

What we call success is about getting, getting, getting. Getting money, prestige, feeding the ego. When you follow that path in life you’re really breaking down the gates of hell.

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