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Monthly Archives: December, 2012

What Should Have Been: Hitch and Volodya

As you might expect of someone who’s been in school for most of her life, I have a fair few crackpot ideas.  You’ll see further evidence of this as I … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · 4 Comments

Fred Astaire and Michael Jackson: Smooth Criminal

It’s a lazy Sunday over here, by which I mean that I am assiduously preparing to write 250 reviews in the coming months, so let’s all just relax and enjoy … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Coming Attractions: 250 Films

For the first time in many years, I will have 2013 largely free to devote to whatever I want.  No more school, no more books, no more teachers’ dirty looks; … Continue reading

December 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

“be sexy.”

If you’re a good man, and thorough, you read my “about” page to the left there.  If not, I’ll tell you now: I am a HUGE Marilyn Monroe fan. And … Continue reading

December 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Les Misérables: It Sure Was.

I confess: I am a woman of many would-be guilty pleasures.  That is to say, there are many things in which I take great pleasure that I know and confirm … Continue reading

December 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

willkommen, bienvenue, welcome, come on in

For my inaugural post, I believe I’ll tell you all about my academic adviser when I was an undergraduate student at Bennington College.  He was Steven Bach – author, bon … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 · Leave a comment