Monthly Archives: March 2011

Blade Runner (1982) Review

Bladerunner is one of those movies I should like, but don’t. I am a science fiction fan and usually enjoy movies with Harrison Ford in them, but Bladerunner just doesn’t strike a chord with me. Watching Bladerunner is like going … Continue reading

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Movie Reviewing 101

I’ve been in the process of writing a script and part of my homework assignment has been to watch movies. (Darn it.) While watching movies, I’m looking for structural elements as well as trying to enjoy the movies I watch. … Continue reading

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On comedy…

Intentional goofiness is seldom funny. Unintentional goofiness is often funny. Case in point: watching someone walk into a spider web.

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Education is Not a Commodity

I’ve read and listened to arguments about how to solve the problem of education in America. Some argue and claim that privatizing education would solve the problems. Turn teaching into a business. Give people vouchers and let them decide. It … Continue reading

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Lex Luthor: A Study in Supervillainy

I’m in the process of writing a script for a graphic novel. I’ve devised my main characters and have gotten stuck around writing the story for them. I got to thinking about the role of antagonists in stories. I decided … Continue reading

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