Tag Archives: Films

An American in Paris by George Gershwin

I heard this last year at the Cleveland Orchestra, when they performed the soundtrack to the movie An American in Paris with George Gershwin. Here is a short taste of the film.  Gene Kelly choreographed it, as well as starred. … Continue reading

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Documentaries You Should See: An Introduction

I love documentary films. Cleveland loves documentary films.  At the Cleveland International Film Festival, documentaries frequently win the Roxanne T Mueller Audience Choice Award for best film. I’ve seen a lot of documentaries over the year. So, I am going … Continue reading

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Get Rid of the Blockbuster: My 2020 Resolution

Now that we have started 2019, I have a wish for 2020.  I want a 20 year moratorium of the blockbuster. By this, I mean, that for 20 years, Hollywood shouldn’t make any films that cost more than $20 million. … Continue reading

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Emma’s Random (Reylo) Thoughts Part 14: Is Reylo a “Twilight Thing?”

It’s been months since I wrote a shameless attempt to get more views, so it’s time for another one! So, in my last post, I promised that I would talk about the vampire in the room, ie “Is Reylo a … Continue reading

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Captain Marvel and The Truth about Strong Female Characters

So Captain Marvel comes out today, and now is as good a time as ever to talk about Strong Female Characters. I hate them. I didn’t come to this realization right away, but Sofia McDougall helped me see the light.  She hated … Continue reading

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Poe’s Journey in The Last Jedi Part 1: How Many Dreadnoughts?

It took [George Washington] more than a year to gain control over his own aggressive instincts, which nearly proved a fatal liability in the New York campaign.  Eventually he realized that a defensive strategy, called a war of posts, was … Continue reading

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Most Films Are Simply OK

I just wanted to point out something that the internet has made people forget.  Most films are simply OK. The internet has made people believe that each film must either be The Greatest Movie Ever Made or The Worst Movie … Continue reading

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Kathleen Kennedy and the state of Star Wars (and why Kevin Feige can’t save it)

Time to make another shameless click bait post! So, Solo: A Star Wars Story did the unexpected.  It is a box office disappointment, and more importantly, it may even lose money.  This fact, coupled with the lasting anger and bitterness … Continue reading

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Star Wars Thoughts: Were Rey’s Parents Ever Really That Important?

Needless to say… *SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*     There is a lot of anger in the fandom now because of the killing of Snoke and the revelation of Rey’s parents. I can’t speak too much to the idea that Snoke was killed, … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Spoiler Reactions

I am not calling this a review, because I need to see the movie again before I can actually review it.  Part of that is I need to actually see the movie for what it is, without comparing it to … Continue reading

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