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Question? (part thirty-two)

David pulled his phone out of his pocket and punched the icon that would ring The General; he held it to his ear and waited. 1,684 more words

The Magpie Reviews: 11th Annual International Silent Film Festival

I thought I’d do this new thing where I write specifically about events in Manila for three reasons:

  1. It forces me to live as normally as I would in the States. 
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The Magpie Reviews

Classic Bit Review: The General (1926)

Six years after The Cabinet of Dr Caligari, came The General. Whilst we are still in the era of silent cinema as the talkies were just a few years away, we have a change in film. 474 more words

Bit Reviews

The General (1926)

CULT – 1

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –

1) Buster Keaton’s epic masterpiece. Highly influential. 48 more words


General Kelly and Forester’s ‘The General’

Chief of Staff John Kelly has the reputation of being the most stable figure in President Trump’s chaotic White House. From what one can gather, he has brought a semblance of order and organisation to the place, and has engineered the removal of some of Mr Trump’s more erratic political associates. 1,022 more words


Pension Day (19)

Erik was lining his soldiers up on the stairs. Carefully, off to one side, so no one would get hurt by them. In order, like they came in the box. 6,952 more words

The Sailor is Home from the Sea (11)

A large, dark bird was circling over the ship before they even got into the harbor. It was hard to tell colors against the sky, but it was a very large bird. 3,321 more words