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I love the gentle trick Biola math professor Matthew Weathers played on his class (with a little help from the University President at the end). If I can just be a movie nerd here for a moment, I’ll point out […]

I like the way this short film makes use of the latest technology (every bit of it is computer-animated with off-the-shelf software) and yet begins with some very old technology. But then, I love both computers and fountain pens. The […]

A rainbow-colored wishing rock creates comic chaos in a film from Robert Rodriguez about bullies, family communication and being very, very careful what you wish for. It is also about an army of crocodiles, a telepathic super-genius baby, and a […]

Take a moment to watch this brief film about love and patience. It is worth your time. Thanks to Jeffrey Seglin for bringing this to my attention.

Many thanks to Entertainment Weekly for recommending this very funny update of “West Side Story” for the age of the internet. ]

Thanks to Jezebel for finding this!

The New York Times reports that a short animated film called “The Story of Stuff” has become “a sleeper hit in classrooms across the nation.” What I like about the story is the way the unabashed advocacy of the film […]

The satiric Onion site has a very funny clip about “reviews” of the new movie by the die-hard fans: Trekkies Bash New Star Trek Film As ‘Fun, Watchable’

Happy Hannukah!

I am charmed by this recent and fast-spreading Hannukah tradition, the menorah parade. Here’s one with firetrucks!

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