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Is Music the Most Important Component of Film?

For a long time, I have wondered this. As a music performance major, I happen to be naturally drawn to exploration of the soundtrack of any given film as much as I am analysis of individual characters or the plot. In fact, I feel as though music provides the most essential component to the atmosphere […] Continue reading

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A Fistful of Strangely Appealing Moments

As a super competitive person and someone who is into video games, I found this movie to be very appealing. The movie wasted no time getting straight into the action, showcasing Billy Mitchell’s total dominance of the competition in setting the record score for Donkey Kong. There was a bit more background later given on […] Continue reading

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Braid Gives Old-School Mario Gameplay a New Twist

Playing Braid immediately reminded me of my first ever gameplay of the classic arcade style Mario games, where our hero is on his quest to save his Princess from the clutches of the monstrous Bowser. The overall two dimensional feel, the similarities in storyline, and even the exact motions Tim makes to move through the […] Continue reading

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