My Top Ten Movies – Part One

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This is not a traditional top ten movies list. Even though many of them are my favourite movies, this is my list of top ten movies containing great dialogue with examples included. Sometimes great dialogue goes by so quickly you don’t have a chance to appreciate the beauty of its construction.

I’ve broken it into two parts because it got very long when I was typing it up. So here are the first five of my top ten movies in no particular order and some terrific pieces of writing. Continue reading

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Book Review: The Host by Stephenie Meyer

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Didn’t hate it, didn’t love it. I liked that the book was from the perspective of the alien (damn you, you violence loving humans) but like Stephenie Meyer’s other hugely successful series, it did seem like another contribution to the large collection of books that should all be subtitled “How to Get a Boyfriend”. And, of course, with another bizarre love triangle.

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