Question of the Week: Which literary characters in film are your favorites?

Characters are the main ingredients that can make or break a movie... even if the film is so-so, a great character portrayed on screen would still make a film memorable. The same is true on the flip side, even if a film is generally well-made, but if you don't connect with the characters, you probably …

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My Movie Influence: Sense & Sensibility (1995)

My friend Andina over at the gorgeous Inspired Ground blog invited me last week to take part on her on-going series My Movie Influence. Here's the gist of what the series is all about: Many people have their own movies they think highly, praised and probably started seeing things differently after watching them. I’ve shared …

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Scenes Spotlight: Shakespeare’s Sonnet 116 in Sense & Sensibility

Today's the Bard's 448's birthday! I didn't realize it until Garrison Keillor, the host of NPR Writer's Almanac, talked about it this afternoon on my way home from work. At the end of the segment, Mr. Keillor read one of William Shakespeare's most famous love sonnets published in 1609: Sonnet 116 Of course it was …

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