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Emma’s Random (Reylo) Thoughts Part 11: The Poster, The Trailer, and Their Place in All This

Well, the The Last Jedi poster and the trailer are out.  And considering that every time I post about Reylo my views spike, I might as well capitalize on this development.  🙂 1 The poster. The poster is very striking.  … Continue reading

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Emma’s Random (Reylo) Thoughts Part 10: Triumph of the Bridal Carry

I really enjoyed writing about the interrogation scene, so I wanted to talk more about the bridal carry scene.  But before I do that, I want to talk about Triumph of the Will. Triumph of the Will , directed by … Continue reading

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Se quel guerrier io fossi! … Celeste Aida by Placido Domingo

Gotta love Placido.

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Director Series: Charlie Chaplin

I have basically decided to stop doing the Films About Women series for the time being, and in its place I am focusing on short series on Charlie Chaplin. I will be watching films by Charlie Chaplin and posting short … Continue reading

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Princess Diana’s Funeral

I rewatched Princess Diana’s funeral on Youtube, which I had not seen since it happened 20 years ago. Here are my thoughts. 1 I still feel terribly sorry for William and Harry.  Especially Harry.  He still looked like a little … Continue reading

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Dunkirk and Characters: What are Characters and Do They Matter?

I want to talk about characters in Dunkirk.  Dunkirk lacks one of the classic means that a war movie uses to develop characters, specifically the characters sit around and talk about how the girlfriend they left back at home.  I … Continue reading

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Elegy to Defunct Blogs

A few days ago, when Rafa won his third US Open, and his sixteenth Grand Slam, I suddenly found myself feeling a sense of nostalgia and loss.  Yes, I was happy that Rafa had won, and tickled at the strange … Continue reading

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