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This is the best cover you’ll ever hear

I thank my parents almost daily for raising me on classic rock and good movies. Their tastes passed down directly to me, and even prompted me to take classes in high school and college in relation to my raising. 195 more words

6 Degrees: Friday Flix

This week in films, we are still reading about the fallout over a lot of the scandals that have snowballed from the Weinstein allegations. There have been rumblings for the past few years surrounding the nature of the lack of diversity in the Academy Awards and the members who choose the nominees. 1,205 more words

Late Screening: Graduate Degrees

Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me.

During my junior year of college, I joined a group of friends for a screening of Baz Luhrmann’s  403 more words


The DVD Library: Guide to Growing Up

Coming-of-age films have always been a favourite of mine. They manage to balance sweet – and dare I say, cheesy? – narratives with tough-cookie-characters, hit soundtracks, and strong friendships. 523 more words


A Critical Listening / Comparison of Simon & Garfunkel and Disturbed - "The Sound of Silence"

Simon and Garfunkle’s classic 1965 song, “The Sound of Silence” known for its use in Mike Nichols’s “The Graduate” had a surprising band cover it in 2015.  1,900 more words


"We never just hear music"

Music profoundly changes our emotions. Sound has the potential to turn our feelings inside out.

In September, I committed to bringing my mother to the theatre. 230 more words