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The Best of Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999) is one of the most important and influential filmmakers of all time.  For generations of movie buffs and aspiring cineastes, he was a model of visual innovation and creative autonomy, and it was Kubrick, before anyone else, who came to embody the popular conception of what a movie director should be.  2,193 more words

Film

So there we were dratsing away in the dark...

So there we were dratsing away in the dark, the old Luna with men on it just coming up, the stars stabbing away as it might be knives anxious to join in the dratsing. 110 more words

Life

Comiccon welcomes MacGyver, two Power Rangers to the May lineup

Ottawa Comiccon continues to pile up the guests for this year’s gathering.

The latest is Richard Dean Anderson, MacGyver himself. The TV show ran for seven seasons and was seen in more than 50 countries.  243 more words

Entertainment

You and they and everyone else is me…

“The ideal reader of my novels is a lapsed Catholic and a failed musician, short-sighted, color-blind, auditorily biased, who has read the books that I have read.” 11 more words

Musings

Directors of Communication

When lurking around the internet one afternoon, I came upon an interesting comment about a couple of Stanley Kubrik films that really greased my gears. His film “A Clockwork Orange” takes a killer and turns him into an ordinary man and another film of his “Full Metal Jacket” takes an ordinary man and turns him into a killer. 284 more words

A. R. McDivitt

Book Review- A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

I’ve never heard anything bad about this book before. It was always called a favorite book, life changing, a must read, so when I spotted it at book sale I knew I had to pick it up. 235 more words

Book Reviews