Ten years ago, I used movie clips in my classroom teaching, but now that VHS has disappeared, I don't use movies so much anymore.  In the classroom, DVDs are just plain cumbersome when it comes to effective use of film.  When you're seeking to compare and contrast two versions of the balcony scene in different film adaptations of Romeo and Juliet, fast forwarding through trailers of Hellboy, American Gangster, and Baby Mama really spoils the mood.  And because of the time it takes to load a DVD, the process is so time consuming that by the time you get the...

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