Tag Archives: The Sound of Music

Two from 1945: The Body Snatcher and The Picture of Dorian Gray

In my never-ending effort to fill in the gaps of my film-viewing experience, I have been sloshing around in the silent era (another analysis on its way), but happened to have available to me two quite different offerings from 1945. … Continue reading

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Jurassic World

Jurassic World has two things going for it—state-of-the-art special effects and Chris Pratt. It’s also got a completely unoriginal plot line with cliché subplots, and is often poorly directed. And it’s the biggest moneymaker of the year, which is worth … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Christopher Plummer

Dear Mr. Plummer: I am making a presentation soon on The Sound of Music, and chose it partially due to the attention recently given to it on its 50th anniversary. Although you’re making nice right now, we all know you’ve … Continue reading

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