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The AltogetherUnexpected: In Praise of John Williams: The Beauty of Jurassic Park Hey everyone! My wonderful friend Emily at TheAltogetherUnexpected, who wrote that amazing guest post earlier this month has allowed me to reciprocate and write a post for her blog. It’s about the film score for Jurassic Park and how John Williams could have written it like a horror movie but instead he saw beauty in disaster and scored it very differently. I wanted
Guest Post: The East Wind Takes Us All in the End This is a guest post from my amazing friend Emily B. over at TheAltogetherUnexpected. She’s a fantastic writer and just as much of a geek as I am, if not more. If you like her post, go ahead and check out her blog! Enjoy! _____________________________________________________________________ **Major Sherlock spoilers ahead! If you have not watched the entire series, then I am begging you to please not read this post**
Narratives of Infidelity and Revenge: Euripides’ Medea vs. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn Disclaimer: I have not seen the 2014 movie Gone Girl just yet – this review is based on the book alone. Warning for sensitive readers – the novel contains graphic sexual imagery and quite a bit of profanity. In this review, I am analyzing the story and not critiquing the content; however, quotes used in this review were carefully chosen to avoid
My 2019 List of Upcoming Media Hey everyone! Since its the beginning of the year I thought I’d update everyone on the books, TV shows, and movies coming out this year that are on my radar. I’ll see how many of these I can catch (and possibly write about) through the year and I’ll come back to this post in December and see how much I accomplished. Some of these I’ve been looking forward to
Neil Gaiman’s ‘Coraline’: Why Do Adults Find it So Creepy? I first read Neil Gaiman’s book ‘Coraline’ a couple of years ago, when I was sixteen. I don’t remember what made me pick it up, or what was going on in my life at the time I read it, but I do remember that I found it unnervingly creepy. A couple months ago, I started reading Gaiman’s “Good Omens”, in preparation for the upcoming TV