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Beyond a Film Review: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Thank you Facebook for showing me an event I actually needed to attend and actually ended up attending (because how often does “Going” really mean going?). And thanks to NOW magazine in Toronto for hosting this particular indie flick as … Continue reading

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On Criticism and Unicorn Love

I’ve been attending Toronto Cold Reads since their last few sessions last fall. This season, fall 2014, has been particularly kind to me. I’ve had not one but two short plays read as part of their series, I’ve made new … Continue reading

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Beyond a Book/Film Review: Robert McKee’s Story, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and The English Teacher

I want to review my experiences at inForming Content 2014. I want to discuss what has changed in the past few weeks since the spring term ended and the summer term began. I want to continue probing the ways my ideas … Continue reading

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Beyond a Film Review: The Animal Project

After hearing about all the hoopla downtown surrounding the Toronto International Film Festival, I made it out on the second to last night to see my first film. I dallied around Roy Thompson Hall where Jennifer Aniston was about to … Continue reading

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Beyond a Movie Review: Larry Crowne

Written 9/3/13 Since I’ve been in Toronto without internet (grrr), I’ve been re-watching a lot of movies. Eat, Pray, Love reminded me to stop worrying and open up all that space in my mind to “let the world rush in” … Continue reading

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An Ode to the Cinema

I love going to the movies. I’ve forgotten how much I like it. As I prepare for graduate school and the big cross-country/crossing borders move, I’ve been doing my best to preserve all of the money I make at my … Continue reading

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Beyond a Film Review: Life of Pi (2012)

I have a long history with Life of Pi. Still, I never knew that it would come back to be so important to me year after year. Or that it would demonstrate everything I wanted to say about storytelling and narrative … Continue reading

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Beyond a Film Review: The Great Gatsby (2013)

If you know me in person, you’ll know that I was anticipating the premiere of the Baz Luhrman The Great Gatsby long before this spring, long before the first Christmas release date. For me, it all started when I started showing … Continue reading

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Discovering Shakespeare’s Country

Originally posted September 29, 2011. The title of this blog post was the name of the Grayline tour I took on Tuesday.  It was amazing.  As for filling an entire day with entertaining and enlightening activities, it succeeded.  I finally got to see … Continue reading

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Movies Always Make It Better

Originally posted August 24, 2011. Yesterday, I finally got to see another movie in theaters.  It had been a while, what with family vacations and Houston visits, and I was happy to be back in my red leather seat with the … Continue reading

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