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A Joke from Top Secret! (1984) Becomes Reality

I am always on the lookout for interesting comparisons between films, and it was surprising to find such a striking parallel between fiction and real life. I never thought a joke could be taken so seriously. Continue reading

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Movies That Managed to Make Mediocre Songs Sound Amazing

I love movie soundtracks. I own quite a few, which I often listen to as I write. There are some tracks that I enjoy at the start, but once they reach a certain point in the song I find myself … Continue reading

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Tevye and Mr. Bennet Demonstrate Why Envying the Rich Is Foolish

I compared Fiddler on the Roof and Pride and Prejudice a little while back, and I found them to be surprisingly similar in their stories and characters. Two characters, in particular, kept coming to my mind and I decided that … Continue reading

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10 Beautifully Sad Movie Music Themes for a Good Cry

I have something really special to share with you next week. It’s been a while since I did a Cinematic Chiasmus, and I’ve got a great one in store for you. In the meantime, I have prepared a list of … Continue reading

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10 Clever Uses of Old Pop Songs in Modern Movies

I love good music. And while I appreciate how some films (for example, Star Wars) manage to create a completely original orchestral accompaniment that complements the action, sometimes I like to relax in familiar territory with some good old pop … Continue reading

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Pleasant Surprises: High School Musical 2

I’m fascinated by High School Musical 2, not because it’s a particularly deep movie but because I absolutely love it. By all rights, I should hate it. It’s a TV movie that bridges the gap between two utterly forgettable (if … Continue reading

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‘Lego’ – A Parody of ‘Let It Go’ from Frozen

I wrote a funny version of “Let It Go,” from the wonderful Disney movie Frozen, and I’d like to share it with you, my kind readers. My sister and her children turned my words into a pretty cool music video. Sit … Continue reading

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