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Welcome to my Blog page! Before I start, let me introduce myself. My name is Thomas VonLehmden and I consider myself to be the BIGGEST movie buff in North America. I have been a student at The University of Tampa since 2015. My major is Marketing and I plan to be a business man, but movies are my passion. I’ve always found movies to be very therapeutic. However, the problem that arises for many is the amount of movies that one can pick from. There are so many, that the actual act of picking a movie can become very overwhelming. Furthermore, if the movie turns out bad, then you, as the viewer, feel as if you wasted your precious time. This loss can be frustrating. Movie Central’s mission is to get rid of this frustration so you can enjoy every movie you watch. We offer in and out depth analysis of movies so you know what your getting yourself into. No matter what type, I believe that watching a movie should be like reading a book. There should be a connection drawn between viewer and film, because without this, the viewer may find it uninteresting and, ultimately, frustrating. Unlike other movie information sites, Movie Central will offer viewers a great user experience that will be quick and to the point. In conclusion, I truly believe a good film can help one escape the stresses of daily life in the matter of an hour or two. With a little help from Movie Central, you can make sure this happens with every movie you watch. Let us cater to your inner egos! Good? Great. Let’s get started. ACTION!!!!!

Personal Reflections on Nosferatu

For my first (on-topic) blog post, I thought it would be cool, for me, to write on one of my favorite movies: Nosferatu. First, I should note that I did not discover this movie by noble means. Being a part of the millennial generation, I was raised watching shows and movies that, visually, seemed adept for children’s eyes. On the other hand, that type of entertainment taught us simplistic grammar skills, good manners (in some cases), and had the ability to make us laugh only through absurd antics, but showed us no sense of culture or ambiguity. However, one show decided to include some artistic allusions amongst the turmoil. Yes, I learned about Nosferatu from the show Spongebob Squarepants. Since then, I have always been fascinated with the movie. The movie is a obvious rip off of Dracula, but because of legal copyrights, the movie was called Nosferatu. At first, I did not understand the silent masterpiece. To me the story  seemed bland and boring. I thought that a horror film needed gore and props galore to show off its spooky vibe. But then, I decided to put myself in the shoes of someone from the early twentieth century, and from then on enjoyed it more. It was a drama-filled, horror, symphony that mixed love and monsters together.  A quarter way through the film, one meets the title villain. Nosferatu, then played by Max Schreck, had a truly haunting presence on screen. Nosferatu, the vampire, was not depicted as the sterotypical caped, hanging from the wall kind of creature we all know, but instead is dressed in a suit. While not having mystical powers, Nosferatu craves the love that other people share. He steals this love and it in turn keeps him alive. (that and of course the stereotypical blood) I do recommend this movie as it is quite entertaining. If you don’t, however, have patience for silent movies, I would strongly not recommend this movie for you.
For me though, A+

-TV