Here are the latest posts from Benjamin M. Weilert:

Go over to your bookshelf. Pick up your favorite book and open it up. What do you see? If your only answer is “words,” then take a second look. Flip through a few pages. Now, what do you see? Do you notice that it looks like a book? What do I mean by that? Essentially, […]
Posted: February 5, 2019, 10:00 pm
While December was a good time to look back on all that I accomplished in 2018, now that it’s January, it’s time to look forward to the future. I have a lot of plates spinning right now, and a lot of manuscripts still waiting for me to edit them. Fortunately, I have plenty of projects […]
Posted: January 8, 2019, 10:00 pm
It’s incredible to think that 2018 is almost over. This year, completed quite a few projects and started many more. In case you’ve missed some of these announcements, this post is a handy recap of all the content that I released in 2018. So, without further ado, here’s the . . . 2018 YEAR IN REVIEW […]
Posted: December 18, 2018, 10:00 pm

Here are the latest posts from Benjamin M. Weilert’s movie blog:
Cinema Connections 2016

For the most part, each individual who acts in a movie only has one character to play. In order to get the amount of emotional depth of a single character, these actors will often devote themselves to this singular role. But what about those actors who portray more than one character? Furthermore, what if the... Read more.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 7:01 am
The more things change, the more they stay the same. This is partly due to those people who don’t learn from history and are therefore doomed to repeat it. While most movies usually span a short timeframe, there are a few out there that manage to cover almost the entirety of human existence. Some even... Read more.
Posted: February 8, 2019, 7:01 am
Some directors may have been prolific, but then there are directors like D.W. Griffith. In the 23 years of his career, he directed over 500 movies. Most of these films were directed before 1914, as Griffith made the newfound medium of filmmaking his playground to discover and cement many of the film techniques we know... Read more.
Posted: February 1, 2019, 7:01 am