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#pocketfilmreviewseries: mike nichols - the graduate

the use of music is great here. nichols forces it to adopt an almost warholian logic. a few simon and garfunkel songs soundtrack the entire film, and they are often repeated until they lose meaning, and then push the film into darker, more insidious territories. 639 more words

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I drink weird: Allagash Nancy

My favorite fruit is cherry. Dark ripe ones. Don’t give me flowers, don’t send me jewels; I want cherries by the bowl full. There are very, very few things I favor so much more than those other things I like that I can rank them with certainty, but my favorite fruit? 741 more words

I Drink Weird

My Favourite Film Endings

When watching a film, I believe the ending is vital in ensuring it is an overall success, and the audience are left suitably satisfied, moved, gripped or shocked (or whatever the desired effect might be). 643 more words

Personal

The Graduate

In a matter of days, our family will celebrate my oldest daughter’s graduation from elementary school, and I find myself awash in emotions that range from pride for all that she has accomplished to sadness that, in what seems like the blink of an eye, she went from being a little girl to a teenager. 

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Kindness

The Graduate

In a matter of days, our family will celebrate my oldest daughter’s graduation from elementary school, and I find myself awash in emotions that range from pride for all that she has accomplished to sadness that, in what seems like the blink of an eye, she went from being a little girl to a teenager. 

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Kindness

Mad Men's final season helps me come to terms with The Graduate

I started watching The Graduate last weekend, and because my internet connection was acting up, I didn’t even get up to the part where Benjamin was sleeping with Mrs Robinson. 1,055 more words

Television

The Graduate (1967)

A generational emblem more than a movie, the Mike Nichols classic The Graduate captures the essence of alienation and social incompleteness as only films made in the late 1960s and early 1970s can. 116 more words

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