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James Bratt

Essay

Casablanca

What makes a movie memorable? So memorable that we can watch it on almost infinite repeat? Well, it has to…
September 11, 2015
Essay

Godfather I

I first saw The Godfather in May 1972, three months after its release and right on the heels of my…
August 15, 2015
Essay

Chinatown

Here’s the second installment, gentle reader, in my series on five favorite films—more precisely, five movies that I’ve found worthy…
July 31, 2015
Essay

Time Has Come

This end of the school year brings extra tumult for me, beyond the usual press of grading, farewell receptions, putting…
May 22, 2015