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Tales of Tales

My head spun when I saw the film Tale of Tales last week and only realized afterward that it was directed by the very same Matteo Garrone who made… 497 more words

A Cinema Addiction

When an actor steps onto the screen and recites his lines, what does that give us? Does it give us emotion?

Or is it the array of effects and visual candy that effect us? 581 more words

Cinema

I Do Not Think That Means What You Think It Means

As the line from one of my favorite movies (Princess Bride) implies, it is conceivable that we misinterpret meaning. Words, emails, body language, inflection, and intent create a veritable lottery of misinterpretation opportunities.  326 more words

Communication

Entry 553: May the Flies Be With You (Instead of With Me)

I will now conclude my two-part series about annoying bugs. Part I was about the cicada, a flying insect which is as noisy as a 747 and about the size of a carry-on bag. 485 more words

Humor

"Princess Bride" by William Goldman

Wikipedia describes this as a 1973 fantasy romance novel, which includes elements of comedy, adventure, romantic love, and fairy tale. The novel is presented as Goldman’s abridgment of an older book by another author called Morgenstern, with Goldman providing an extensive commentary on Morgenstern’s work.  209 more words

Fiction

Off to Storm the Castle

I am driving 8 hours today to Michigan to attend the 51st annual Medieval Conference in Kalamazoo at Western Michigan University. I’ll be presenting a paper on… 38 more words

College

Accessorize Like A Princess For Your Wedding

You’ve dreamed about this moment ever since you were a little girl. You thought of the perfect dress ever since you saw Princess Diana at her wedding. 276 more words

Wedding Day Essentials