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by Steve Minkin
Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 529
Views: 78234

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

https://pluckyoutoo.files.wordpress.com/2009/01/taken_maggie_grace.jpg https://static01.nyt.com/images/2009/01/30/movies/30taken.xlarge1.jpg?quality=75&auto=webp&disable=upscale TAKEN (2008) – Liam Neeson. Formulaic action flick with Neeson as a retired black ops agent rescuing his daughter from Al...
by Steve Minkin
Tue Apr 21, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: I Hate Music
Topic: Now Playing
Replies: 863
Views: 84264

Re: Now Playing

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by Steve Minkin
Mon Apr 20, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: I Hate Books
Topic: Shakespeare
Replies: 171
Views: 34333

Re: Shakespeare

http://www.peerage.org/genealogy/545px-Zengel_-_The_Phoenix_and_the_Turtle.jpg THE PHOENIX AND THE TURTLE ('Let the bird of loudest lay . . .") This short poem is the last of the early poems I'll be looking at before diving once again into the Sonnets. I thought I had more reading to do, but have d...
by Steve Minkin
Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 529
Views: 78234

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

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by Steve Minkin
Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 529
Views: 78234

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

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by Steve Minkin
Sat Apr 18, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: I Hate Books
Topic: Shakespeare
Replies: 171
Views: 34333

Lucrece

Lucrece is the second long poem Shakespeare had published during the plague years of 1592-4, during which the theaters, bear-baiting arenas, etc., were shuttered. In the dedication to the earlier Venus and Adonis, Shakespeare promises his patron a “graver labour” for his next work, and Lucrece is ce...
by Steve Minkin
Fri Apr 17, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: I Hate Music
Topic: Lee Konitz, R.I.P.
Replies: 0
Views: 2722

Lee Konitz, R.I.P.

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Died of complications from the coronavirus. He was 92. Loved his work from all phases of his long career.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/16/arts ... virus.html
by Steve Minkin
Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 529
Views: 78234

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

https://static.rogerebert.com/uploads/blog_post/primary_image/festivals/sundance-2019-the-farewell-honey-boy-native-son/The_Farewell.jpg https://static.mmzstatic.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/ladieu-famille.jpeg THE FAREWELL (2019) – What a wonderful little film! Based on a true lie. What's the li...
by Steve Minkin
Thu Apr 16, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: I Hate Music
Topic: Now Playing
Replies: 863
Views: 84264

Re: Now Playing

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by Steve Minkin
Wed Apr 15, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: I Hate Books
Topic: Currently Reading: Chapter II
Replies: 517
Views: 85721

Re: Currently Reading: Chapter II

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/41%2BaN7ZbS9L._SX327_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg EDUCATED – Tara Westover (2018) Remarkable memoir, and publishing debut. The author was raised in rural Idaho by survivalist Mormon parents preparing for the end times. She and her siblings were home schooled...
by Steve Minkin
Sun Apr 12, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 529
Views: 78234

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

https://www.nysun.com/pics/4389_large.jpg https://a4.pbase.com/g1/15/921615/3/115081670.5c5X26Ve.jpg QUINCY (2018) – Documentary about Quincy Jones, co-directed and co-written by his daughter Rashida Jones. There's a hazy line between paying a sincere tribute to a artist and descending into hagiogr...
by Steve Minkin
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: I Hate Books
Topic: Shakespeare
Replies: 171
Views: 34333

Re: Shakespeare

Well we successfully completed our first ZOOM reading. I think most of us missed the real-life dimensions of our regular readings, and the intermissions filled with treats and lively conversations, but we all agreed it was better than not meeting at all. Measure For Measure is a great play which is ...
by Steve Minkin
Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: I Hate Music
Topic: Now Playing
Replies: 863
Views: 84264

Re: Now Playing

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by Steve Minkin
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 529
Views: 78234

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

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by Steve Minkin
Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 529
Views: 78234

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

The opera maven in our group posts this heads-up on The Met doing Shakespeare this week: >> the Metropolitan Opera (Metopera.org) is showing a different HD broadcast online for free for about 24 hours every day, each available starting around 6 pm Eastern time. Today’s was/is Verdi’s Macbeth, in an ...
by Steve Minkin
Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 529
Views: 78234

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

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by Steve Minkin
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 529
Views: 78234

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

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by Steve Minkin
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:54 am
Forum: I Hate Books
Topic: Shakespeare
Replies: 171
Views: 34333

VENUS AND ADONIS

I was going to use our every-day-is-Sunday plague-time to revisit the Sonnets, but my detour into the early poems is proving fruitful for me. I'm using the Oxford edition of the complete poems, and its editor, Colin Burrow, is a passionate advocate for the view that "the poems are foundational to hi...
by Steve Minkin
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: I Hate Film
Topic: Recently Watched Films 2020
Replies: 529
Views: 78234

Re: Recently Watched Films 2020

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