Monthly Archives: April 2012

Bonjour Classe et Au Revoir

This is probably irreverent in terms of the film I just saw, but honestly, what teacher hasn’t wanted to hang herself at one time or another? All kidding aside, “Monsieur Lazhar” is a delicate film that is smartly directed by … Continue reading

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Matilda

“Matilda, Matilda, Matilda- she take me money and run Venezuela.” Growing up and listening to Harry Belafonte on the family hi fi ¬†was my first encounter with the name “Matilda.” And then came Roald Dahl’s bizarre short story, which was … Continue reading

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