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A Special Banned Book: The Catcher in the Rye

Whoops. It’s been two weeks since I’ve written a blog post (sorry). Do I even need to tell you why? (It’s because of school, in case you didn’t know). 495 more words

J.D. Salinger Is the 'Rebel in the Rye', in a Surprisingly Compelling Biopic

For all that J.D. Salinger believed film was for phonies who couldn’t read, Danny Strong’s ‘Rebel in the Rye’ is a fascinating insight into Salinger’s life before and after he penned one of the most acclaimed American novels of the 20th century. 651 more words


The Catcher in the Rye: An Insight Into an Alienated Adolescent's Psyche, For Chrissake

When you read a classic, there are expectations that come with it. The Catcher in the Rye, after all, was Mr Anderson’s favourite book growing up in The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and considering he was played by Paul Rudd in the film adaptation, Mr Anderson is to be taken seriously. 673 more words



 Greetings again from the darkness. “Holden Caulfield is dead.” So states Jerry’s letter to his mentor. You likely know Jerry better as J.D. Salinger… 588 more words


Peter Bart: Can Re-Edited J.D. Salinger Pic Thrive After Mixed Sundance Reception?

Will they be praised or pummeled? That’s the question awaiting those brave filmmakers who plunge this week into the high-risk exercise known as festival season. Each year the field at Toronto, Venice, Telluride or wherever seems to become more crowded and the outcome more extreme: Will the verdict be a rich deal or oblivion? 831 more words

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Celebrity Death Match

I’ll always remember where I was when I heard the news that John Lennon had been shot. I was on a sidewalk in New York, outside the Dakota Building, my handgun quietly smoking in my pocket, my well-thumbed copy of Catcher In The Rye open in my hands. 256 more words


Ghost in The Shell: Stand Alone Complex

I’m really inspired to write about this show because it is one of my all time favorites and this weekend I am going to share it with a friend. 943 more words