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Archive for July, 2007

A Fog of Fastness and Cheapness: An Out of Control Look at Two Errol Morris Films

Tuesday, July 24th, 2007

Since my first glance at the syllabus I was quite certain of what my final paper would analyze: something Errol Morris. Last semester in a Geopolitics course I had the pleasure of viewing The Fog of War, though it was through much different eyes than how I view it today. This class has given me […]

Fast, Cheap and Out of Control: No Prompt Necessary.

Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

Let me put this in perspective for you all. I am so fascinated and intrigued by Errol Morris, that I have struck an accord with my Dad: hassle-free (and highly skillful, I might add) lawn care for the rest of the summer without charge – in exchange for the DVDs Fast, Cheap and Out of […]

Williams and Hansen FTC Thoughts

Tuesday, July 10th, 2007

I thought the first topic I would cover in my blog would be about my presentation from yesterday, as well as the 2.1 presentation. I’ve been thinking about the “weepie” film that is mentioned in the Williams essay. Today when the question was posed about what movies are “weepie” that we have seen, I really […]

“I could tell you stories that’d curl your hair, but it looks like you’ve already heard em.”

Friday, July 6th, 2007

This post is a bit random, but after watching Miller’s Crossing I decided to rent another Coen brothers film. I chose Barton Fink—and wow. What a film. I wanted to talk about it for a bit, even though it’s not technically part of our class material. Since I watched it, which was a few hours […]

Miller’s Crossing – Part One.

Friday, July 6th, 2007

Okay, so I’m a little behind in the blogging world. It looks as though most of my blogging will have to be done on the weekends, seeing as though I spend most of my quality time during the week on 95 driving to my classes (fantastic). So forgive me if I’m speaking about topics that […]