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Movies Watched in 2019 Part 4: Best Of A Nation

In continuing the list of the films I’ve seen this year, I thought of adding a sub-challenge of at least five movies that are considered to be one of a country’s best, which led to other lists from nations with … Continue reading

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Movies Watched in 2018 Part 3

This is a continuation of notes on films I’ve seen this year, following Parts 1 and Part 2. I set myself a challenge of watching ten films per decade (counting the silent era up until 1929 as one decade) while allowing for … Continue reading

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Movies Watched in 2018 Part 2

I’m continuing the series of observations on films I’ve seen this year, setting a challenge of watching ten films per decade (counting the silent era from 1915-1929 as one decade) in the calendar year, and allowing for special attention to recent … Continue reading

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Metsfilter January 2 2018

These are just some links I found interesting. Tyler Cowen’s explanation of why he writes for Bloomberg View is a source of good leads on intelligent writing on economic matters. Open Culture has two interesting photo galleries: 1,600 color photos … Continue reading

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100+ Notable Foreign Language/ Silent Films on Kanopy

Kanopy’s streaming service has so many nice films available that a Top 100 isn’t enough. I did a Top 100 English language films a few days ago, but if anything, their selection of silent movies and foreign language films is … Continue reading

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Wizard’s Greatest Comic Book Moments Part 2

In 1998, Wizard published a list of the “greatest moments in comic books.” Peter David wrote about their selections for Comic Book Buyer’s Guide, and later reposted the article on his website. He didn’t care for the way the list ignored … Continue reading

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Wizard’s Best Issue Ever!

Wizard celebrated 2000 with a special covering their favorite things about comic book, including the top ten creators, characters and Top 40 stories. It was good stuff for a high school freshman who was suddenly able to afford trade paperbacks. … Continue reading

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Critics on 100 Essential Comic Books

Years ago, I was given the book The A List: The National Society Of Film Critics’ 100 Essential Films as a birthday gift. It was a collection of essays by notable critics on 100 important movies. It’s something I’ve returned to every … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday

Lately, I’ve noticed the oldest posts on the ‘Read Later’ section at Feedly. These were often things I meant to read at some point, and never got around to, or that I figured I’d right about and didn’t. And they’re old … Continue reading

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Movies Watched in 2017 Part 3

This is a continuation of thoughts on films I’ve watched this year. Part 1. Part 2. My goal is to watch ten movies from every decade (with the silent era until 1929 counting as one decade) recording various details. After … Continue reading

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