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And now for something completely different

Posted by soveda on June 7, 2010

Ok, I admit it I’m self obsessed (well I’m writing this aren’t I?) and I look at where people have clicked through to get to my blog. I had a bit of a shock yesterday when I saw someone had categorised me in their gone but not forgotten pile… Looking back I did blog a lot early on, I’ll try one a week if I can but no promises!
Having said that the following rant will take some people back to my first posts because it is about:
Comics and the movies

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Old rambles…

Posted by soveda on September 8, 2008

This is just a little collection of rambling thoughts from a previously maintained blog:

Coming of age films:

What is the best form for the coming of age film?
I was pondering this after a discussion on another forum. I posted a few of my favorite “coming of age” films and it was pointed out to me that all of them were “fantasy” as metaphor for coming of age. These are they:

Mirrormask – fabulous, beautiful and moving
Labyrinth – Hasn’t dated as badly as I thought it would and referenced in Mirrormask!
The Company of Wolves – Dated badly, I thought it was great when I first saw it but now I’m a bit dubious about it.
Spirited Away – another marvel, and the english language voices aren’t too irritating! Read the rest of this entry »

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