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Underrated Songs of the Week – 8/9/2015

Anyone else in the mood to boogie?  Well, here are some of my favorite disco songs, and I bet you’ve never heard of them. 1.  “I Thought It Was You” – Herbie Hancock I’ve been dying to post this song for weeks now because it always gets stuck in my head.  It’s one of the … Continue reading Underrated Songs of the Week – 8/9/2015

Underrated Songs of the Week – 8/2/2015

This week, let’s take a look at some underrated songs from movie soundtracks!  These movies may not all be superb, but they’ve got great music. 1.  “The Gremlin Rag” – Jerry Goldsmith The makers of this film themselves have still been scratching their heads as to why this soundtrack didn’t get any big release other than … Continue reading Underrated Songs of the Week – 8/2/2015

Underrated Songs of the Week – 7/26/15

I find that there are a lot of songs I adore that don’t get much attention from anyone else, and I want to share them with the world… somehow.  The trick is always finding the right way to do it.  So, I’ll try this: I’ve put together a list of the top five songs I … Continue reading Underrated Songs of the Week – 7/26/15

A Year of Tumblr Movie Reviews

One year ago today, I finally decided to accept my own challenge.  After having finished film history course that required me to write movie reviews, I was looking for a good outlet for my thoughts on movies, and for a good place on social media to rate them.  I was bothered by the lack of … Continue reading A Year of Tumblr Movie Reviews

The Commenting Editor Technique

While a film is by no means the sum of its parts, it is probably safe to say that a film is the edited union of its parts. The editing can determine the nature or genre of a film, the film’s pace, an actor’s performance, the order of the story, and much more. The editor … Continue reading The Commenting Editor Technique

JD’s Favorite Movies – May, 2015

I decided that, since it’s Geek Pride Day and I’m a movie geek, I’d share my all time favorite movies. Please note that this list changes by the minute, and each of these might be about 15 spaces off from where it ought to be. Still, if you haven’t seen any of the movies in … Continue reading JD’s Favorite Movies – May, 2015

Campfire Art

Upon reading the critically acclaimed short story “Sleep-over” by Bonnie Jo Campbell, I started pondering the duality between the concrete and the amorphous that seems to tear apart the enthusiasts of artistic works.  This story, like much of the amorphous literature that appears in many textbooks and highbrow publications, lightly touches on the elements that … Continue reading Campfire Art