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  1. Petrichor

    November 6, 2015 1:18 pm 4 Comments

    This week it rained. This may not seem like an occurrence worth recording to many of you, but to those of us in this parched region of California, it was momentous. Our puppy, Snowy, had never encountered this before and had to be physically brought out into the yard to… Read more »

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  2. The Pope and the Animator

    July 23, 2015 11:06 am 9 Comments

    “The aesthetic of the Pope’s reflections (on the tension between man and nature, the tendency of man to use technology to dominate others and the environment, and the ideal of an integral ecology) remind me of the films of Hayao Miyazaki. I think Miyazaki explores similar themes, although from a… Read more »

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  3. Meryl Kaleida

    A few months ago I lamented over bad movie adaptations from books.  I am always hopeful that some film director will suck me into their painfully accurate rendition of their favorite novel, but I am usually disappointed. I have had to train myself to view movies completely separate from their… Read more »

    Tags: film movie reviews novels to movies The Hobbit

  4. Meryl Kaleida

    A Review of Mockingjay Part 1

    November 25, 2014 3:17 pm Leave a Comment

    Mockingjay Part 1, the final installment of The Hunger Games series, opened this past weekend as the top selling movie in the box office. The adaptation of Suzanne Collin’s novel left something to be desired for both critics and fans alike. Critics on Rotten Tomatoes gave it a rating of… Read more »

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