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Five Film Favorites: Openings

When I teach writing, one of the things that I repeat in nearly every class is that introductions and openings matter. They matter quite a bit. I inform my students that if they lose a reader in the introduction, chances grow … Continue reading

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Family Films

(I wrote the bulk of this piece prior to seeing the most recent posts by James Parrish and Peter Schilling.  However, my critiques of “family films” parallel some of the themes that they were respectively discussing.) Ever since Harry Potter … Continue reading

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