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Movie Review: Pink Floyd: The Wall

Pink Floyd: The WallVery rarely do movies rattle you to your core with nearly every scene or come together as well as Pink Floyd: The Wall. Told in a circular style, the film only makes complete sense after having watched it in its entirety. Combining music, animation, and live-action sequences, Pink Floyd: The Wall takes a concept album and fleshes it out to a wonderful feature-length film. Continue reading Movie Review: Pink Floyd: The Wall

Movie Review: Midnight Cowboy

Midnight CowboyJohn Schlesinger’s Midnight Cowboy—a character study of Joe Buck, a Texan who immigrates to New York City with dreams of being a hustler—is an X-rated update of the old fable about the country mouse and the city mouse. Continue reading Movie Review: Midnight Cowboy

Catching Up with the Kids from Spellbound

Yesterday, I watched Spellbound, the 2002 documentary that highlights eight children from the 1999 Scripps-Howard National Spelling Bee. The children were all very bright students, albeit each one had his or her own set of trials to overcome. Continue reading Catching Up with the Kids from Spellbound

An Odyssey through Ulysses: Telemachus

Odysseus's son Telemachus gets some archery tips from Athena, who's doing an awesome impersonation of Julie Andrews from Victor Victoria, in her appearance as Mentes/Mentor.

You behold in me, Stephen said with grim displeasure, a horrible example of free thought. (1.25-26) Continue reading An Odyssey through Ulysses: Telemachus