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Useful Books

“A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.” “A great artist is a great man in a great child.” Victor Hugo Who can say why some works of art endure, why their roots … Continue reading

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Persuasive Punch

“Find your voice.” That’s the tag line for The King’s Speech in recent newspaper ads and it seems apt, since the film continues to garner rave reviews for its script (see Ripe Writing). In a recent USA Today story called … Continue reading

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Ripple Effect

Just for fun, I decided to check in on the BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) awards program — it’s the British equivalent of the Oscars, complete with black umbrellas because there was a spot of typically English … Continue reading

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Ripe Writing

“I grew up knowing I wanted to do something about Bertie. It just took an awfully long time to get there.” David Seidler, screenwriter The King’s Speech — what a beautifully acted and scripted film! My friend Janice, who’s working … Continue reading

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