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"Plastics." - Movie Review on The Graduate (1967)

Any film synopsis would tell you that The Graduate is about a confused college graduate Ben being seduced by Mrs Robinson, the wife of his father’s business partner, but is then haunted by this short affair as he falls in love with the Robinsons’ daughter Elaine, who in the end elopes with Ben. 685 more words

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My Favorite Musical Moments in Film

Think back to some of your favorite moments from movies. Did they leave an impression in your mind because of a song? By song, I don’t mean the score (although that’s certainly worthy of a post too). 1,215 more words

The Graduate

For someone who talks and writes about movies more than any other single subject, including physics, which I am studying in a PhD program, I have a lot of major movie blind spots. 909 more words

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February Reads

Well it took one whole month for my new years resolution to completely derail–one whole month and four seasons of Game of Thrones. Husband and I had never seen it before and we had just finished watching Battlestar Gallactica when our friends brought us seasons one and two of Game of Thrones. 960 more words

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The Graduate

The Graduate (1967) (105 mins)

Director – Mike Nichols

Starring – Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Katharine Ross

Premise – College graduate Benjamin Braddock gets into an affair with the married Mrs Robinson, but then proceeds to fall in love with her daughter. 1,296 more words

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Film Bucket List

As I’ve previously mentioned, I’m currently working my way through a list of ‘classic’ movies that everyone seems to have seen, apart from me. So, after being stumped for conversation on several ocassions and to avoid the shocked faces that I’m confronted with whenever I say “I’ve never seen Ghostbusters/Jaws/Seven”* (delete as appropriate), I decided to do something about it and dedicate a… 204 more words

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