Weekly Geeky Question #19: Influential Film Directors

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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47 Great Movie Moments #3 – 2001: A Space Odyssey

Continuing with this series of 47 moments in film that I love.  (Why 47?)  Today we hit #3, with a moment from the first movie which made me think at all about how film stories are told.

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

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47 Movie Blogs #45 – Movie That I Have Considered to be My Favorite

What’s your favorite movie?  Some people can answer that very easily, others have a hard time.

Answers I’ve heard from others to that query have included Fight Club, The Wild Bunch, The Mummy, The Princess Diaries (parts 1 & 2), AvatarGood Will Hunting, and Step Up 2  .

But what’s my answer? That’s the question. Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #45 – Movie That I Have Considered to be My Favorite

47 Movie Blogs #28 – 4 Best Movies Based Around Technology

The dehumanizing impact of machines.  The possibility of mankind being destroyed by its own creation.  The question of artificial intelligence exceeding its programming.  The nature of life itself. Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #28 – 4 Best Movies Based Around Technology

47 Movie Blogs #15 – Great Recurring Visual Motifs

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