And we conclude this series of 47 moments in film that I love. (Why 47?) I am almost not 47 anymore, so it’s time to finish these! Here is #47!
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
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Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #19, and this week’s questions is…
Who are ten film directors who have influenced me personally?
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Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #18, and this week’s question is an interesting one:
What are ten great non-geeky, non-scifi, non comic book movies that I’d recommend for geeks to watch?
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An exciting victory by the hero–one that is clever, resourceful and maybe most of all, unexpected–is one of my favorite things about a good adventure story. For this post, I’ve been asked to write about some of the best ones. Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #47 – Great Movie Moments Where Victory is Snatched from the Jaws of Defeat
This is happening, people. Apocalypse approaches (What type? Maybe one of these?) and I have time to get into a bunker, but I only have time to find seven movies to bring with me. Seven movies to take with me into the rest of my lonely, miserable, purpose-questioning existence. Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #36 – Seven Movies I’d Choose to Stock My Apocalyptic Bunker With
This time around I’ve been asked to talk about my favorite director. Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #32 – My Favorite Director
Today we are talking about under-appreciated movie actors, or one in particular. There are a few different approaches one could take with this. I could talk about Tom Cruise, who I think is a pretty good actor even though many that I speak to seem to disagree. But it’s hard to argue that he’s genuinely unappreciated – obviously, he is a super-famous bankable movie star. Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #25 – An Underappreciated Movie Actor
So, what is a recurring visual motif? In my mind, it simply means a visual concept that appears in a movie repeatedly. It could be a set of similar props, or a particular camera angle, or some other visual element, which help to communicate the themes or emotional tone of the movie Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #15 – Great Recurring Visual Motifs