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Number 17 (Alfred Hitchcock, 1932)

The opening of Number 17, the last film Hitchcock made for the Associated British Picture Corporation, features “a delirium of continuity” (to quote Jonathan Rosenbaum) and  a montage of chilled imagery, fluid camera movement and unsettling effects that recalls comparable sequences in the films of Murnau. 252 woorden meer

1930s

Review: The Lost City of Z

On the surface, “The Lost City of Z” may seem like your typical tale of jungle exploration and man’s obsession and powerlessness with nature. The theme of man’s descent into madness is a tired cliche that’s rarely done in new or interesting ways. 304 woorden meer

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Book Reviews: Erotic-tock

“Wow! Where did you learn to kiss like that?”
“Marine Corps.”

Fallen
A vampire hunter is captured by his prey, but rather than killing him they turn him into one of them. 770 woorden meer

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13 Reasons Why

Every now and then a TV show comes around that people just can’t stop talking about. No matter how bad this show sounds to you, eventually you give in and try it. 1.613 woorden meer

Hotel Review: Ibis Singapore on Bencoolen, Bugis (Singapore) - Where to Stay

The cruel exchange rate in 2017 had made me think twice before deciding to stay in Singapore for a two-day one night trip to the island city-state with my mother, my wife and my sister. 977 woorden meer

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Galaxy S8 security: Which unlocking method should you use?

The Galaxy S8 comes with several different ways to lock your phone. But they aren’t all equal when it comes to keeping snooping eyes out of your stuff. 1.792 woorden meer

High School

Why am I writing this?

Two weeks ago I decided to start writing this blog. It was something I had considered doing in the past, but had never been committed to it.   472 woorden meer

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