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The Little Foxes (1941, William Wyler)

The most impressive things about The Little Foxes are, in no particular order, Bette Davis’s performance (specifically her micro expressions), Patricia Collinge’s supporting performance, director Wyler’s composition, director Wyler’s staging of the narrative (adapted by Lillian Hellman from her play and set in a constrained area but a living one), Herbert Marshall’s performance, and Gregg Toland’s photography. 830 more words


‘It Came from Outer Space’ (1953): Strangers in a Strange Land

An imaginary Arizona locale and desert town is the eerie setting for science-fiction author Ray Bradbury’s story of alien visitors from another world who, on their mission to a different part of the galaxy, accidentally crash land on planet Earth. 1,215 more words


Life is not an Emergency

Life Isn’t an emergency. Point number 22 in Richard Carlson’s Don’t sweat the small stuff…Omnibus. I read the two pages this point covers twice, then a third time more slowly. 918 more words

Cinema Sunday: It Came from Outer Space (1953)

Title: It Came from Outer Space

Distributor: Universal-International

Writer: Harry Essex (novel by Ray Bradbury, and perhaps the screenplay as well)

Director: Jack Arnold

Producer: 1,116 more words


Don't Sweat the Small Stuff by Richard Carlson

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude.” – William James

I learned about this book through an instagram post of a youtuber that I have been watching for a while. 448 more words


Elvis Presley and Mary Tyler Moore in CHANGE OF HABIT (1969)

I’ve dedicated a handful of posts on this blog to Elvis Presley and may well have said, “this movie is special to me” each time. But this time I really mean it. 1,852 more words

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Don't Sweat the Small Stuff - Richard Carlson

(English down below)

Tijdens de herfst en winter lees ik het vaakst. Lekker warm onder een zacht dekentje, een warme chocolademelk en een boek, meer hoeft het soms niet te zijn. 1,276 more words