The King of Siam, I Am, I Am

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Anna looking ever pained by Rex Siam This film, Ann and the King of Siam, I am actually watching through my grandmother’s eyes, imagining what she may have felt watching it. (I am also watching it under the influence of a Christmas flu.) For all I know, we may have watched it once together in her living room, though it’s …

The Heiress of Washington Square and her Cinderfella

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What this movie taught me about life, which I already knew, is angst and pain almost always sound better in French, especially if your first language is English and that’s all you know. The French always sound like they’re just trying to keep the fun to a privileged few rather than spread it around, even when they’re forthright about the …

What an Affair to Remember Taught me About Life

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An Affair to Remember taught me to look both ways before crossing the street. Except I already knew that. I’ve known to look both ways, and not only at the big red Stop sign, since I was three years of age. My child already knows to do the same, which doesn’t warrant me any kind of medal as he’s fourteen. …

Updated maps of The Shining

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Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining”–The Maps I’ve attempted to get the proportions as best as possible, discovering that I was able to do so via the graphics on the carpet as I was able to count them off. Hi there. This post gets a fair number of visitors and for some reason the idea of everything not fitting together makes some …

The Wild World of Batwoman

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If you’ve not seen “The Wild World of Batwoman” then the quality at YT is too poor for watching, but just 20 seconds will give you a taste of the joyousness you’ve missed. (Twiddling thumbs waiting for Dreamhost FTP to come back up online so I can finish work. C’mon, respond to my support ticket already!) A link. Embedding has …