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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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Now That’s More Like It, James Cameron

It’s no secret that I hated Avatar. I saw it on Christmas Day in 2009, and I was sorely disappointed. James Cameron has written and directed some of my favorite films of all time, including The Abyss, Aliens, and Terminator … Continue reading

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The Hasty Rewrite of My Last Article

I have never done anything like this before. But I want to share it because it was such an interesting experience. Since the beginning of the Deja Reviewer in 2011, I’ve almost always published a new article on Tuesdays. The … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Detail I Never Noticed Before in The Parent Trap (1998)

We are going to talk about one of my favorite movies today. When I find a movie I really enjoy, I often wind up watching it obsessively. Over and over. It’s kind of a blessing and a curse. Because I … Continue reading

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What Happened After the End of Flight of the Navigator?

I know I already talked about Flight of the Navigator last week, but there’s just so much more to say about it. After all, it has one of the best science fiction premises I’ve ever seen put to film. What … Continue reading

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Battle of the Message Movies: Turning Red vs. Teen Wolf

It’s funny. When I first heard about Turning Red a few weeks ago, I thought it was going to be one of Pixar’s lesser films. Like Brave or Soul. Little did I know that it would turn out to be … Continue reading

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Bedtime Story: The Magic Ring

The first short story I shared was a little on the dark side. That one was entitled “The Strange Fruit.” Not all of them will be like that, though. This one has a much more upbeat tone and ending. I … Continue reading

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A Book That Makes Me Cry on Every Page

Few pieces of entertainment have the power to make me cry. For example, the scenes in Beauty and the Beast (1991) where the Beast releases Belle and she returns just in time to watch him die always draw tears from … Continue reading

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