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Damien Riley
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Teacher, blogger, guitarist!
Teacher, blogger, guitarist!

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Before you judge this movie, read on. I went to this movie with my 2 daughters who are 9 and 12. They picked it and asked me to please take them. Since I usually like thriller, horror, or drama, I wasn't actually jumping for joy over it. Still, I went to…

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When this film was being marketed a few months ago, horror fans I know were surprised to see a film that centered completely around an autopsy. As fans of the film now know, it is just exclusively that but a bit more. So, is it boring or amazing? That’s…

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Photo: mind-of-miine I started spending time meditating about 5-6 years ago. It was slow going at first but after a while I could feel relaxation in my body when I would sit down to do it. I sit down in a straight-backed or otherwise comfortabe chair. I…

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Rough weather comes in life, you have to know how to get through it. It usually passes here where I live but I’ve herd there are places were it rains all year long, non-stop. I don’t know how well I’d do there. I suppose big brick fireplace ovens are the…

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Last week was the last of my vacation and I set out to review at least 5 films before going back to teaching my wonderful students. I was more than successful. I did not however manage to review Cronos due to time constraints. I saw several more movies…

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I think my generation is guilty of keeping its head in the sand. It’s been so easy for us with the internet. We go to sleep having heard terrible insult and injury from Donald Trump and those like him and wake up in the morning assuming someone else will…

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If you knew punk like I did in the 1980’s, you should watch this if for no other reason than to see how much the punks of today have fucked it up. At the same time, there is a punk spirit still alive in this film that makes the film worth watching. It’s…

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I’ve made a few significant changes to the way I run my classroom teams. I’ve added an element that is quite innovative, shared with me by teacher and Adelanto board candidate Carlos Mendoza. We had a great visit sipping Starbucks and telling teacher war…

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I can usually identify why I liked a film straight off. In this case, I can’t. While I pore through this incredibly sad film in my head, I still have to review it so here goes. Let me tell you what it is. A Monster Calls “A boy seeks the help of a tree…
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