Author Archives: Robert Lockard, the Deja Reviewer

About Robert Lockard, the Deja Reviewer

Robert Lockard has been a lover of writing since he was very young. He studied public relations in college, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in 2006. His skills and knowledge have helped him to become a sought-after copywriter in the business world. He has written blogs, articles, and Web content on subjects such as real estate, online marketing and inventory management. His talent for making even boring topics interesting to read about has come in handy. But what he really loves to write about is movies. His favorite movies include: Fiddler on the Roof, Superman: The Movie, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Back to the Future, Beauty and the Beast, The Fugitive, The Incredibles, and The Dark Knight. Check out his website: Deja Reviewer. Robert lives in Utah with his wife and four children. He loves running, biking, reading, and watching movies with his family.

Miracles I’ve Seen This Year

Every day is a miracle. I am grateful for every opportunity I have to keep living and being better. This Thanksgiving, I would like to acknowledge some of the biggest miracles I’ve seen this year.

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George McFly Makes a Good Point

I never show my work. What do I mean by that? After all, I post a new article on this website every single week without fail. I mean something similar to what George McFly says to Marty McFly during the … Continue reading

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There Are No Accidents

I like to record the miracles I experience in my life. I have received so many over the years, I can hardly keep track of them all. This one truly humbled me, and I want to share the lessons I … Continue reading

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Whoso Discovereth The Sword in the Stone’s Chiasmus Is King

It’s been a long time since I’ve been able to claim a Cinematic Chiasmus article as totally my own. I haven’t done that since Quigley Down Under in April 2021. All the ones I’ve done since then have been inspired … Continue reading

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What Is Best in Life? Finding Conan the Barbarian’s Chiasmus

I’m no longer surprised that my reader Jordan is an amazing prognosticator. He’s proven to be an expert at finding films that follow a chiastic story structure, meaning that the first half and second half mirror each other perfectly. Being … Continue reading

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So Much to Write, So Little Time

I’ve been writing Cinematic Chiasmus articles for 10 years, and I’ve never had a dearth of ideas for them. The only limit on my output of them has been the fact that those articles are always ambitious projects to put … Continue reading

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Be a Little Bolder

I’d like to share a little experience I recently had. My wife and three of my kids and I were recently eating at a Costco Food Court when we noticed a couple of men who looked awfully familiar come and … Continue reading

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What Is the Value of Cinematic Chiasmus?

Whenever I write a Cinematic Chiasmus article, I answer a lot of questions involving the what and how. I explain what a chiasmus is and exactly how the story structure demonstrates a chiasmus as the events fall into place perfectly. … Continue reading

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Is There Anything That Isn’t More Important Than Ever?

Is there anything that isn’t more important than ever? I ask that partly as a tongue-in-cheek question and partly as an honest inquiry. Because I hear that phrase used a lot in conjunction with mental health, getting flu shots, and … Continue reading

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The Parent Trap (1998) Is a Doubly Symmetrical Film

You’re about to see double, and not just because we’re talking about a movie with twins. The Parent Trap (1998), in addition to being one of my favorite films, is an example of Cinematic Chiasmus. That means that the first … Continue reading

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