Category Archives: movies

“Roger That”: Remembering Sir Roger Moore

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Located inside of Jeanne Suhrenreich (MSS 118) is a little glimpse of movie history. It is a Moonraker movie poster from 1978, starring Roger Moore as … Continue reading

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The Summer of Books and Blockbusters

Yep, I’m talking about adaptations again. Look, I’m about to graduate, I love movies and books, and I’m running out of excuses to write about them, so just sit back and enjoy. Because the dry spell is ending! We are almost … Continue reading

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Fighting Finals with Films 2: The Big Chill

Feeling the end of year stress yet? Papers to write, books to read, projects that you knew about for months but are just now getting starting on?  It’s a busy time of year, tough on everyone, and it can feel like there’s … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Movies, Marlon Brando, and Awkward Attempts at Film Adaptation and Censorship

All my life, I have loved movies. All sorts of them, from comedies to drama, from explosion-heavy action flicks to artsy foreign films, I can find something to like in pretty much any genre imaginable. I also love talking about … Continue reading

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Fight Finals with Film!

Ah, finals season. Projects due, papers to be written, endless study guides to memorize. And to make matters worse, there’s already holiday shopping to do and it’s dark at 4:30 in the afternoon! Yes, it’s a gloomy, depressing time of … Continue reading

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