My Muse: Movies

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Blog posts about films and television collected from my two blogs, "My Muse: Movies Music and Books" and "God Beauty Perfection Love :: Synonyms".

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Normalizing Celebrity ~ On the beauty of being vs. the glamour of fame. Danny Evans, My Muse, Photoshop, Celebrity, Glamour, Movies, Beauty, Fashion, 2016 Movies
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Normalizing Celebrity ~ On the beauty of being vs. the glamour of fame. | My Muse

A fellow film colleague posted a link to a set of celebrity images. Some of those images had been photoshopped by Danny Evans to give his “artist’s impression” of what these celebrities might have looked like without makeup, hair stylists, fashion stylists, diets, personal trainers, botox and a battery of […]

Monday Morning Critic – Joss Whedon & Firefly / Serenity – House, M.D Series Finale – The Dictator & Chael Sonnen Serenity Movie, Serenity Prayer, Firefly Serenity, Serenity Comics, Serenity Quotes, Serenity Color, Firefly Series, Firefly Cast, Tv Series
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The first rule of flying ~ Firefly, Serenity & Love | God Beauty Perfection Love :: Synonyms

You can know all the math in the 'verse but take a boat in the air that you don't love? She'll shake you off just as sure as a turn in the worlds.

Smoke In and of itself, smoke is unbelievably beautiful. As an unwanted by-product of fire, smoke doesn't often get the attention it deserves. Smoke a

Matches and the eternal sunshine of the spotless soul ~ Lawrence of Arabia | My Muse

Matches and the eternal sunshine of the spotless soul ~ Lawrence of Arabia :: Matches and fire: an exploration of these as metaphors for spirit -- soul -- in films and novels.

Death of Rutger Hauer as Roy Batty in Blade Runner- Top 100 Movie Moments. He says "I've seen things you people wouldn't believe." Here he says, "our lives wash away like tears in the rain". Never forget that when life calls you to live . Blade Runner, Cyberpunk, Roy Batty, Meditation Musik, K Dick, Rutger Hauer, Ridley Scott, Relaxing Music, Cinematography
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Blade Runner ~ do androids weep electric tears? | My Muse

Blade Runner ~ do androids weep electric tears? :: "All these moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain."

Fugitive Peace :: Fugitive Pieces is one of those rare marriages of literature and film which succeeds by allowing both word and image to conspire, together, as central elements of the story. Anne Michael's book is hundreds of pages of tone poetry. A banquet of lush word images. The film adaptation is itself a tone poem of image, lushly realized in both production design and cinematography, but does not forget the words. Spoken in voice-over, in dialogue. Sumptuous. Here are two brief… Film Adaptation, Love Scenes, My Muse, Beautiful Love, Banquet, Cinematography, Lush, Don't Forget, The Voice
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Fugitive Peace | My Muse

Fugitive Peace :: Fugitive Pieces is one of those rare marriages of literature and film which succeeds by allowing both word and image to conspire, together, as central elements of the story. Anne Michael's book is hundreds of pages of tone poetry. A banquet of lush word images. The film adaptation is itself a tone poem of image, lushly realized in both production design and cinematography, but does not forget the words. Spoken in voice-over, in dialogue. Sumptuous. Here are two brief…

To Kill a Mockingbird. Every time I watch the movie, I stand as Atticus Finch leaves the courtroom . Atticus Finch, Gregory Peck, Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird, Actors, Classic Movies, Great Movies, A Good Man, Picture Photo
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To Kill a Mockingbird: the courage of Atticus Finch | My Muse

To Kill a Mockingbird: the courage of Atticus Finch :: In this still from the film, the verdict has just been read: guilty. "Jem, I don’t know if it’ll help, but, I want to say this to you. There are some men in this world who are born to do our unpleasant jobs for us. Your father’s one of them." It's not a burden they seek so much as their character thrusts them into the thick of it whenever thick comes a-callin'. When they find themselves there, they do not shrug the burden.

G, 216 min. Director: David Lean Writers: Robert Bolt, Michael Wilson, T. Lawrence (writings) Starring: Peter O’Toole, Alec Guinness. David Lean, Shot Film, Alec Guinness, Peter O'toole, Lawrence Of Arabia, Great Cuts, Film Grab, Film School, Classic Films
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The trick … is not minding that it hurts ~ Lawrence of Arabia | My Muse

The trick … is not minding that it hurts ~ Lawrence of Arabia :: I bet you never thought of Peter O'Toole as a buddhist or daoist, right? But in this most famous of scenes, when Lawrence snuffs out the match which burned him, and is instantly transported to the desert, he shows the depth of his immunity to suffering. (No man is immune to pain.)