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Pride and Prejudice (1995) Is a Beautiful Chiasmus (Complete)

This is a love letter to my wife. When we got married 14 years ago, I had never read Pride and Prejudice. But it’s my wife’s favorite book, so she encouraged me to read it. Of course, I had to … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice (1995) Is a Beautiful Chiasmus (Part 3)

Once again we return to Pride and Prejudice (1995), the famous BBC miniseries that just so happens to be a perfect chiasmus. In the first part, we explored how Episodes 1 and 6 match up. In the second part, we … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice (1995) Is a Beautiful Chiasmus (Part 2)

Let’s continue this in-depth analysis of the 1995 BBC Pride and Prejudice miniseries to discover more of how its chiasmus works. It’s truly breathtaking. If you thought the first part of this chiasmus was interesting, just wait until you see … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice (1995) Is a Beautiful Chiasmus (Part 1)

Pride and Prejudice (1995) is not only quite possibly the best BBC miniseries of all time, but it is also the most complex Cinematic Chiasmus I have ever found. For this reason, I have chosen to separate this article into … Continue reading

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The Most Epic Cinematic Chiasmus I’ve Ever Done

We’re starting 2023 with a bang. I’ve taken on the unprecedented task of uncovering the incredible chiasmus found in Pride and Prejudice (1995). That’s right, the BBC miniseries. Not a two-hour movie or even a trilogy of movies. I’m talking … Continue reading

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas Improves on Multiple Viewings

The first time I watched the 2000 version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, I wasn’t impressed. The off-putting character designs, Jim Carrey’s strange voice, and the forced sentimentality all combined to make me dislike that movie from the start. … 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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This Film Scene Sums Up Elon Musk and Twitter Right Now

I need to write something light and fun. And it just so happens I read about something that, while outwardly serious, easily lends itself to comedy. For a while now, Twitter has been fighting Elon Musk’s attempts to purchase it, … Continue reading

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Behold the Awesome Symmetry of Akira

Okay, this has been one of the most extraordinary experiences of my 11 years as the Deja Reviewer. Several months ago, a reader of mine named Jordan sent me three movies he had a feeling about being examples of Cinematic … Continue reading

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