Monthly Archives: May 2011

Dreams and Death

May 13, 2011 Dreams and Death Dreams and death have danced through my week, casting their creative shadow on my psyche.  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 arrived from Netflix on Wednesday.  I also picked up Dreamgates by … Continue reading

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Holy Harry Potter

The Magic of Life and Death as the Magic of the Holy Grail The Harry Potter Series is about death.  It is also about the struggle for immortality and the eventual acceptance of mortality even among the magically endowed.  In … Continue reading

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The Popularity of the X-Files is No Secret

 The Popularity of the X-Files is No Secret From 1996   The X-Files has found enormous popularity because it appeals to us on many levels. Chris Carter, the X-Files writer and producer, has tuned into Americans. What possible interest could … Continue reading

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Legends of The Fall

Legends of the Fall  It amazes me that no one has thought to make the comparison.  If they have surely I have not read it.  Though the novella passed by the mainstream of most readers and the movie was dismissed … Continue reading

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