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  • I chose this movie probably because it's about mythology and tale-telling.

    Worldwide Hospitalities

  • Guy Maddin 'It's about mythology and tale-telling,' said Guy Maddin of his 1988 debut, 'Tales From Gimli Hospital.'

    Worldwide Hospitalities

  • She states that, It is in this very same creative spirit that I continue the age-old tale-telling tradition …, choosing to rely not on the unexpurgated versions of the past, but rather on those considered suitable for all eyes – including the eyes of children.

    Book Review: In Sleeping Beauty’s Bed II « Colleen Anderson

  • Screenplays and teleplays are, of course, stories … and the best characteristics of brilliant tale-telling are found in flicks, shows, comic books and novels.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Lessons from the screenwriters

  • And elsewhere, and in all ages, in braver fashion, under cleaner skies, the same eternal tale-telling still goes on, and the whole mortal world is a factory of immortals.

    Why Science Fiction Authors Can't Win

  • Otto von Münchhausen 1716-74—a real scientist, but with the same fervid imagination as his tale-telling namesake—had seen fungal spores but testified that he had witnessed them hatching into small insects.

    What's Magic About Mushrooms

  • The tale-telling about physicality, love, unfulfilled love—he spoke of a world that was imbued with all the darker sides of what we as human beings strive for and wish to engage with, a world that was beyond the control of the good and orderly mechanisms of civil society.

    The Tell-Tale Art of Tal R

  • First off (and winner of my personal Oscar, I think) some nicely grim fairy tale-telling:

    Brian Ruckley · MPoaF: It’s Oscar Time

  • Memoirs are bad enough, with their cringe-making confessions, their sordid tale-telling, and their self-important self-examination.

    Youth and Prayer

  • Already there is newspaper speculation about the price of a Mandelson autobiography (the sky's the limit), the likelihood of a Brown memoir (odds-on) and the probability of tale-telling from Byers, Hoon and Hewitt (evens).

    Goodbye New Labour – and farewell tedious ministers' memoirs

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