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Essay # 3: Feb 2021

Carpe Diem: A Study on Love Affair (1939) **Super Spoilers** ________ “ Do you ever think it’ll take the place of baseball? ” - Terry McKay                                                                               ________        On the surface, Leo McCarey's 1939 film Love Affair appears to be a cliché display of love at first sight. Love Affair uses this cliché to clarify that no venture comes without risk and that, despite this, one should still live and love today with unending faith. The film encourages the audience to seize the day despite what one considers "fate." Carpe diem! Table of Contents: 1. Summary 2. Production History 3. Acting 4. Wardrobe 5. Sound 6. Cinematography 7. Editing 8.       Conclusion *Reading time approx: 15 minutes 30 Seconds *Published February 20, 2021 *Watch the  Film *Listen to  Soundtrack *Featured on IMDB *Written by Bolivar T. Caceres                           *Edited by Mike Gate Summary:      So
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Essay # 2: Jan 2021

  The Voice of Monterey: A Study on Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore **Super Spoilers** ________ “She went to shit and the hogs ate her! ” - Flo ________ New beginnings are seldom twilit scenes on rural farmlands. They are often dangerous and treacherous, tomorrow uncertain. Putting yourself out there, traveling the road alone, is terrifying, but those who stick it through eventually experience undefinable liberation. Ellen Burstyn, Martin Scorsese, and their team deliver a raw film that portrays the difficulties on the onset of a new journey in the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore . So, godspeed, Alice, godspeed! Table of Contents: 1. Summary 2. Production History 3. Script 4. Acting 5. Wardrobe & Makeup 6. Art Direction 7. Cinematography 8.      Editing 9. Sound 10. Conclusion *Reading time approx: 15 minutes 30 Seconds *Published January 16, 2021 *Listen to  Soundtrack *Featured on IMDB *Written by Bolivar T. Caceres