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Infer One Thing, Gain Everything


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locations as it provides dra- matically life altering results, yet with no explanation of the why, the how, or the who. The fragmented puzzle of the story is put to the audience to connect while the film meets them halfway by providing mesmerizing photography and a haunting soundtrack. The audience can then develop a bond of trust with the film now knowing that the enigma of the story is not the product of short sided film making, but rather a part of a narrative playground wherein the audi- ence’s imagination has license to try and wrap their head around so much more than just the plot, but what it means as well.


As King said about night- mares “...They’re antithetical to the poetry of fear.” From that I can take away some- thing I’ve often found to be the case in books, movies, or any narrative; to over explain gives your audience no credit, and if they’re going to take a chance on you, do them the same favor.


Weird Facts & Trivia -7 In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.


Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.


There are only four words in the English language which end in "dous": tre- mendous, horrendous, stu- pendous, and hazardous.


"Dreamt" is the only Eng- lish word that ends in the letters "mt".


A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.


1 in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.


Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.


UPBEAT TIMES • March 2013 • 17 JOKES & Humor # 7


A woman called up a pet store and said, "Send me ten thousand cockroaches at once." "What in the world do you want with ten thou- sand cockroaches?" asked the clerk. "Well," replied the woman, "I am moving today and my lease says I must leave the place in the same condition I found it!"


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