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Tribute: "El Duque"

Slideshow tribute I put together to honor “El Duque”. Photos are from a camping trip I made out west with my son Tomas in the summer of 2008. 529 more words

Films I Watched In May

When it came to watching films last month, I made as much use of the in-flight entertainment as I could on my long-haul journeys. The relatively short Miami-Guatemala City flight also showed… 998 more words

Film Reviews

Kill Screen, Film Week, & Let's Go Home, Ellie

Hey, hello folks! I’d like to recognize Kill Screen for curating a (now passed) meditation on cinema and videogames for their Film Week which includes my essay, “Let’s Go Home, Ellie.” Definitely check out the other articles from an array of very talented writers! 8 more words

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Film Study: A Recap

For my final semester of undergraduate study, I took a course called Intro to Film, in which over a dozen classic films were viewed and analyzed for their significance in cinema history, the social commentary, and why it’s still significant today. 1,474 more words


The Searchers (1956)


Looking back on The Searchers today, almost 60 years since it was released, one particular thing strikes me about the film: at its heart this is an especially brutal and misanthropic film, about a man who is driven entirely by hate. 105 more words

Film Reviews

Happy Birthday John Wayne

Happy Birthday , Duke

” On his paper route in Glendale, California, Marion and Duke would stop to visit the local firemen at the fire station.

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They Still Write Westerns?

Yeah, evidently they do. And I just read a really good one. I would never have picked up a western on my own, but Gav, Simon, Kate and Rob of… 745 more words

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