Category: TV and Movies

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The Layered Genius of Miyazaki, Part I

You don’t have to be an animator to draw inspiration from Miyazaki’s films. Nor do you need to be an expert on anime. All that’s required is an appreciation for great film-making.

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100 Favorite Films To Recommend Part 9: The 2000s

In the 1920s, the film industry in America and eventually across the globe had grown large enough to become an important part of the American past time. That was followed by four straight decades...

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100 Favorite Films To Recommend Part 8: The 1990s

After a decade of auteur focused film-making in the seventies helped bridge the path past its golden age, and a blockbuster and franchise dominated eighties helped it to start making big money at the...

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Tiger King: America’s Newest Obsession

Never before have I watched a documentary where several of the interview subjects say things that are potentially incriminating. It is like a prosecutor’s wet dream.

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Fried Green Tomatoes and The Husband Problem

Since Valentine’s Day is looming on the horizon yet again, I decided to reread several of my fave romance novels just like I did last year. But this time, I’m reading literary books rather...

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Pleather and Mace: Harley Quinn and the Joker

Harley Quinn stayed with the Joker because she did the math and she decided she was better off with him than without him. That’s the reason why women stay with everyday bad guys who aren’t Jokers.