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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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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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5 Quick Ways the Parents in The Parent Trap Could Have Distinguished Annie from Hallie

There’s a scene in The Parent Trap (1998) that always perplexed me. The parents have decided to part ways, but their twin daughters aren’t willing to go along with that plan. So they make it seemingly impossible for their parents … 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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You’ve Got Mail Has the Perfect Solution to a Love Square

I promised I would avoid talking about Miraculous: The Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir several months ago. But I have to break that commitment in this article. I recently discovered that a 1998 movie entitled You’ve Got Mail has … Continue reading

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