I feel the need to write on here. After all, I am one of the few tumblrers who at one time had a very high tumblarity. Well, back when there was tumblarity anyways.
SO SCHOOL. Who wants to know about my classes?
ALL OF YOU?!
Well the classes are good. History of Documentary has a sweet professor though he can be a bit verbose. He wanders around the treasure instead of cracking it open, if you know what I mean. The class is quite interesting, but I’m having trouble wrapping my head around a paper assignment. I would like to focus on the women directing team of Jesus Camp, ect… but it’s very hard to write about these people when they barely have a wikipedia page. I MEAN, COME ON! Also, this class has gone over every time. Now, when you have a 4 hour class, you would think that is more than enough time to jam pack all of the information in the world. Apparently that is not the case, as running over is a theme that has been consistently present within all of my classes.
Korean cinema is a great class. There are only 12 students, so the environment is not only relaxed, but the class is quite fun. I presented last week, the first presenter actually. So, 15 % of my grade has already been decided upon, and I have no way to gage how I did. I presented on Chan Wook Park, who is absolutely brilliant, and I recommend watching the Vengeance trilogy as soon as you possibly can.
Lastly, there is Film Form/Film Sense. This class is interesting. I feel as though I know everything that we have spoken about in class. The book that most of the readings are based out of is elementary and dull. Also, the teacher who is extremely lovely can talk about montage for 352352 hours. I understood the concept 5 years ago, and I’m pretty sure that I still understand thesis + antithesis= synthesis. So we will see what’s going on there. I’m starting to believe that I should have at least attempted to opt out of the class. I probably would have been able to.
So yeah, I’ve been watching maybe 7 films a week. Reading for multiple hours every day. I’ve been trying to expand my horizons, try new things, meet new people.
And that’s been my life.
Ethan visited last weekend. It was brilliant. He got a perfect score on the GRE Verbal AND Quantitative sections.. just waiting on the essay.
QUITE PROUD OF HIM.