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Michel de Montaigne: A Review of The Essays

Michel-de-Montaigne-essays-reviewIf you’ve never been exposed to the timeless ideas of Michel de Montaigne, his essays will leave with a better understanding of the world and yourself.

In a university philosophy class , I was exposed to the essays of Michel de Montainge.  He wrote these essays some 400 years ago.  Their timeless nature amazes me.  For many situations in today’s world, there is a quote from these works that is applicable:

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Richard CummingsMichel de Montaigne: A Review of The Essays
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How to Enjoy a Movie Twice [or a Mr. Brooks Movie Review]

mr-brooks-movie-reviewMy friend “rented” the movie Mr. Brooks last night. The dance clubs were a-calling so we were only able to see the first 15 minutes. We will watch it later today.

I have seen the movie Mr. Brooks…and I haven’t.

I did see it. About 6 months ago, Mr. Brooks was one of the first movies that I saw when I arrived in Uruguay. They promoted it very differently here and made the movie seem much better than the promotion I had seen in the USA.

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Richard CummingsHow to Enjoy a Movie Twice [or a Mr. Brooks Movie Review]
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No Country for Old Men: Movie Review

no-country-for-old-men-the-movieAfter seeing No Country For Old Men, I was left with this feeling: huh? This movie won the Oscar for best picture?

I saw the movie in Uruguay. Typically, they show English movies in English with Spanish subtitles. I like this. A dubbed movie (which they do on television here) is simply irritating.

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Richard CummingsNo Country for Old Men: Movie Review