Tag Archives: Naomi Watts

A History of Fantasy

A History of Fantasy Viggo Mortensen captured my imagination in The Lord of the Rings, as he did many others. I’d seen him in G.I Jane and A Perfect Murder before, but not given him a lot of thought. But … Continue reading

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Veronica Franco

The Art of Love: Veronica Franco Cari Vaughn, 2001 For my project I decided to begin writing a fictional novel based on the real life of the sixteenth century courtesan and poet Veronica Franco.  Your first question is probably who … Continue reading

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Politics and Power

August 30, 2011 Politics and power are of particular interest this week.  They enter into the movies I watched and into my personal life. First, I watched The Ghostwriter from 2010.  It is a political thriller based a novel by … Continue reading

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