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Movie Reviews 270 – Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

When Star Wars made its debut in 1977 its success created a resurgence in science fiction films that lasted for years. One of the first films to sate our appetites for more was Close Encounters of the Third Kind, wunderkind director Steven Spielberg’s followup to his own megahit Jaws. 904 more words

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Jaws: The Perfect Movie?

written by Jim Pennington

It was the summer of ’75.  The term “summer blockbuster” had yet to be uttered.  Single screen theaters were still the norm, each one gambling on which film would be their money maker.  459 more words


Baby Steps: How to Become a Disciplined Writer

Most writing books and most writers say the key to success is discipline; sitting down every single day and writing. But no one tells you how to do it. 988 more words


The Suicide Test

When I hit a row of days when I don’t want to go anywhere, do anything, or talk to anyone, I become worried.

I am really hard on myself. 294 more words


Top 5 Favorite Jaws Moments

Jaws Month 2016 continues with a list of my favorite scenes and shots from Jaws, including—for the first time in a Top 5/3 list—individual photos! 14 more words

Business Ethics Links 7-25-2016 The Clinton Coronation Edition

Clinton Coronation Begins. 

Like her career, Clinton’s neoliberal ideology peaked at a moment when its foundations have all but rotted away. There is no great principle at work here that moves and inspires the crowd. 1,040 more words

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DVD Review: Reckless

Directed by Mora Stephens

Certificate 15

Starring Patrick Wilson, Lena Headey, Ray Winstone, Richard Dreyfuss

Released on 25th July 2016

As a title, Zipper probably worked fine in the US, but needed changing for the British market.  473 more words

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