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by / on March 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: MASTER OF HIS TIME

In an attempt to find more time, this week, our character focus is uncharacteristically from a short film. Naturally, this character’s journey is short only in appearance, but encapsulates the lingering and fleeting aspects of an entire lifespan in under 12 […]

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by / on March 18, 2015 at 4:05 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: LADY DREAM TEAM

March is a mad, magical month for basketball fans. Last year, Eternal Characters turned the spotlight on several of film’s best basketball players and lovers, something echoed in a recent feature by Grantland. While the article entertains like most of […]

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by / on March 11, 2015 at 3:01 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: SEARCHING FOR COUNTRY

Despite (or maybe as a result of) being one of the most diverse populations in the world, the United States loves it some stereotypes. Next Tuesday, many Americans will partake in one of the largest celebrations of stereotypes: St. Patrick’s […]

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by / on March 4, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: WHAT MAKES A CHARACTER HOT

In one form or another, every week this column asks what makes a film character hot or not (“hot” meaning memorable and likable). To investigate this question, we have to analyze characters from a variety of genres and roles. One […]

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by / on February 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Features

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: WHEN THERE IS NO CHARACTER

I thought it was important to end February Classics month at Man I Love Films, by watching a heralded classic film I had never seen before. I choose 2001: A Space Odyssey, with the expectations that it would be long, and […]

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by / on February 18, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: CLASSIC HITCHCOCK

It wouldn’t be a Classics Month without characters helmed by Alfred Hitchcock (as Lauren also discussed this week). With four films on American Film Institute’s 100 Movies, Hitchcock is not just the master of suspense; he’s also a master of […]

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by / on February 11, 2015 at 4:11 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: UNFORGETTABLE LOVERS

Welcome to week 2 of Classics Month at Man I Love Films and Eternal Characters. This week’s characters are ideal for 3 reasons: 1. It’s Eternal Characters’ anniversary, and after one year of becoming acquainted with some of film’s most […]

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by / on February 4, 2015 at 6:19 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: CLASSIC CHARACTERS

While Man I Love Films delves to understand what makes a classic film this February, it’s equally important, to understand what makes a classic movie character. Characters are often the key ingredient to a classic movie. Classic movies have a […]

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by / on January 28, 2015 at 3:37 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: DETECTIVE QUESTIONS

Whether it’s Nick Charles offering tips on martini-shaking, Murakami questioning the definition of criminal, or Easy Rawlins crossing police-enforced racial lines to find justice in 1948 Los Angeles, the Detective is a complex character. Despite the different personalities behind them, […]

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by / on January 21, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: DETECTIVE ORIGINS

Are detectives born with sleuthing in their hearts, or is their detective character born out of circumstance? For Week 3 of our month featuring film detectives, we’re returning to the private sector, which is just as murky and intriguing as […]

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