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David Bowie’s Codpiece and Other Shattered Childhood Images

by Jennie Jarvis “Just fear me, love me, do as I say and I will be your slave.” When I was growing up, I loved the 1986 Jim Henson film Labyrinth. It was a fantastical coming of age film about a young girl (a then unknown Jennifer Connolly) trying to save her kidnapped younger brother […]

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Using Dialogue

I’m a huge movie buff.  Part of what I love about a great movie lies in the often snappy dialogue that flies between characters. When that dialogue is working best, it does multiple things- characterize, propel the story forward, serve as the tension, etc., I tend to watch these type of movies over and over.  […]

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