Monthly Archives: September 2015

Invictus Mandela

/ Movies / How wonderful to see a string of good movies about Nelson Mandela and South Africa’s all-too-recent history: Winnie, Invictus … draft, gotta edit 2015 09 26 Invictus is a movie directed by Clint Eastwood, starring Morgan Freeman. … Continue reading

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Terminal Promise

/ Stories / Non-Conviviality / Neighbors / I’ve lived in a trailer park on Brunns Road in Sebring for two and a half decades now. Brunns Road as I’ve said elsewhere looks rural, trees, cows, woods, farmed land, but is … Continue reading

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Pip, Pip, Hurrah

/ Movies / extracted from my Movie Scrapbook, will edit 2015 09 21 I scribble movie stuff here in a long string, Karouac-like (you know he typed not on pages but on a continuous roll). Sections of the string may … Continue reading

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Brave New 1984

/ Movies / 2013 04 04 I’m paused in Divergent: a preposterous distopia. As in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World the population is stratified into specialties. Instead of Greek letters in a Greek order, it’s English names specifying social roles: … Continue reading

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Burden of Proof

/ Movies / 2015 04 14 Madame Bovary, the 1949 movie, has been inching toward delivery on my Netflix queue, title by title: coming soon. Jan and I love watching our movies together: mostly my recommendations, increasing weighted toward things … Continue reading

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Tex Mex

/ Movies / 2015 04 17 Jan and I were very taken by Abbie Cornish in Bright Star: she played Fannie Brawn, Keats’ girl friend (the second girl he wrote his sonnet Bright Star “to”! (I wish I could buy … Continue reading

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Generating, Harvesting Talent

/ Movies / I am pleased to have seen last night, watching The Harvest, that extraordinary new actors are still being generated. I selected it partly to see more Samantha Morton (having just been wowed by the three-actor cast of … Continue reading

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