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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

The Invention of Lying

             I watch this movie and I am torn. As a writer I love it. It is creative, it is original and it is funny. As a Christian though, I hate it. It is flat out saying that God is a lie. It implies that there is no heaven and everything that is important to me is made up. If you have not seen this movie I implore you to see it to know what I mean. 

    So the question is how do I go about writing this review. Well then I write it as a writer. I found the acting to be excellent, the pace to be good and the direction to be well done too. It made me think and not every movie does that. 

      This is a movie you will not soon forget. It is a film you remember for years to come. (Or in my case days.) This is a story that will stick in your craw ad that alone is worthy of merit. Whether or not I liked this film is not in question. The question was it a good film. It was a good film. It may have been insulting and even considered blasphemy, it was well done nevertheless. 

                                                                                                                                                                                             Grade B+ 

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A note from an editor!

Hi Matthew,

Thank you for the time and effort you put into this piece, especially on a Saturday morning. I can tell you definitely took good notes of everything that was going on during the event!

We still have some work to do before this piece is ready to print. Your piece has a lot of information, but it doesn’t sound like a news article. What was the point of his speech/presentation? Why was he addressing this audience? What is Vanguard? What does the company do – who does it serve? You spend a lot of time narrating (for example, how he was injured), but did not report on the purpose of the event. You can maybe mention his appearance/joking about it in a sentence or two, but do not take several paragraphs to do so. Also, I like how you mentioned where the name “Vanguard” comes from.

There are a lot of spelling errors in this piece – make sure you proof read each sentence carefully.

I know I am getting back to you a little later I hoped, and I’m sorry about that! But if you have time tonight, please go through my suggestions and try to rework your piece. You can send me what you have tonight/tomorrow morning. Please bring a copy of it to the meeting tomorrow and we will discuss it further from there.

Once again, thanks for your hard work and promptness! Remember this is a learning process, and we are all part of the Waltonian team!

Talk to you soon!

Ten Most pathetic movie stars that still have careers.

(In A - B -C Order)

1. Hayden Christensen

2. Tom Crusie

3. Kevin Costner

4. Keeanu Reeves

5. Denise Richards

6. Adam Sandler

7. Arnold Schwarzenegger

8. William Shatner

9. Sylvester Stalloan

10. John Claude Van dahm