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THE VERNON SHOW

Screenwriting • Film Criticism

Manhattan, NY

 
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follow my daily movie-watching diary

 
 
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An Audiovisual Essay comparing two of America's greatest writers, Walt Whitman & W.E.B. Du Bois

 
 
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THE HARD WORK OF HOPE

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a review of the film Pure Grit (2021)

 
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THE MYTH OF COLUMBIA ON SCREEN

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The cinematic decisions made by the cast and crew of movies representing sixty years of Columbia’s people, places, and ideas reveal the myth of the University and its role in society.

 
 
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OTHER PROJECTS

Writing and Filmmaking

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SHORT FILMS

AUDIOVISUAL ESSAYS

COLUMBIA SPECTATOR &

MICHIGAN DAILY

 
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“The critic shouldn’t need to tear a work apart to demonstrate that he knows how it was put together. The important thing is to convey what is new and beautiful in the work, not how it was made — which is more or less implicit.”

Pauline Kael in Trash, Art, and The Movies

 

CONTACT

Manhattan, New York, NY, USA

917.328.9121

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