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Movie/TV Review

October Movies

Interestingly, I give all three movies I've seen so far in October the same rating but for very different reasons. The three movies are: A Star is Born, First Man,…

Creative Commons Certification

I completed the Creative Commons Certification class last month and received my certificate yesterday. I strongly encourage anyone interested in open educational resources, open pedagogy, or alternative licensing for creative…
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The Wife

I was excited to see this movie, mainly because I really like Glenn Close. She was excellent as always. But this was one of the most annoying movies I've ever…
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Searching starts well, telling the story of a young family entirely through their interactions with a computer. We see the moment when the daughter is old enough to get her account…
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Juliet, Naked

Nick Hornby's enjoyable novels have been made into some great movies--About a Boy and High Fidelity come to mind. Juliet, Naked is one of my favorite Hornby novels and this adaptation…
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Leave No Trace

No actor plays "damaged" better than Ben Foster. I loved the movie Hell or High Water, which pitted a poor Texas family against evil bankers. Chris Pine is a great…
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Hearts Beat Loud

Nick Offerman (of Parks and Recreation fame) plays a likeable dad who owns a record store in this movie. He has raised his daughter alone after his wife's death in…
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