Monthly Archives: March 2015

The 39th Cleveland International Film Festival : A (Film) Festivus for the Rest of Us!

On Saturday, a friend of mine came to visit me in Cleveland for one purpose; to attend the Cleveland International Film Festival. I took her to see Short Films.  I think that’s the best way to start.  First of all, … Continue reading

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The Annunciation by Bartolome Esteban Murillo

I really love this painting. The color is so rich. I also love the color scheme of the Virgin’s outfit, and the fact that she appears to be kneeling in front of an empty basket. The basket is, of course, … Continue reading

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Svetlana Zakharova and Andrei Uvarov in Don Quixote

The epitome of grace and loveliness. Andrei makes the lifts look so easy. He betrays no exertion in his face. Svetlana also has beautiful extension and lines.

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Maus Misgivings

Maus, published in 1986, was the first comic book ever to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize. the author, Spiegelman, wrote the book to describe and record his father’s experiences in the Holocaust. My brother purchased a copy at one point, … Continue reading

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The Raven By Edgar Allen Poe

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my … Continue reading

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Films About Women 24

1 Fried Green Tomatoes Fried Green Tomatoes is a story about the bonds between women. The story centers around four women; two young women in the beginning of the century, and two older women at the end of the century. … Continue reading

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Geronimo

I really like this song.  

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