I am continually amazed that a culture who values inspirational quotes so highly could have created something so vile and intolerant as a twitter mob. That social bubble seems to force us all to retreat into bubbles having been forced out of one, or sucked into another. These bubbles are like the Garden of Eden. Inside […]Read More Lessons From The Garden
Alita Battle Angel follows the heroes quest in ways you don’t normally expect– Roller Derby Style. And since it is roller derby, it’s only fitting it be a woman who ends up on top. It’s an epic quest, and it is still anime, so it does follow many anime tropes, which I won’t mention here […]Read More Alita Battle Angel: Film Review
When the Oscar nominees for best film came out, and Black Panther was one, I knew something was horribly wrong in the world. I knew that Hollywood, and the critics that hang like leeches from the film industry’s success, hadn’t suddenly gained respect for superhero movies. I knew that those same people hadn’t decided to […]Read More Hashtags and Oscars (Twitter is Evil Part 1)
The original release date for this documentary was December 17th 2018. Due to its popularity, another viewing was scheduled in January 2019 for the 21st. With luck, this movie will be shown again. This documentary is told in archive footage of WWI and BBC interviews of veterans of the war. Director Peter Jackson, and his […]Read More They Shall Not Grow Old – Peter Jackson Documentary on WWI — NO SPOILERS
I have a confession to make. The reason I went to go see Glass was not because I loved Unbreakable, even though I did. I didn’t see it because I love M. Night Shyamalan. His record has been a bit spotty as of late. I didn’t see it because I’ve loved Bruce Willis in everything since […]Read More Glass – – Why do critics hate comic books and scifi?
Christmas is a time when the entire world cannot escape Christian values of some sort. Many–including non-believers–are concerned at the declining values a culture saturated by commercialism seems to indicate. Some of us even find ourselves caught up in it. We go to the store, fully intending to buy a Christmas gift for someone else, […]Read More What A Christmas Story Teaches Us About American Values
In honor of the “The Dark Knight Rises” being released on Blu Ray, I decided to focus on the American Value that is espoused most by Batman: Might FOR Right. Being America’s first knight, Batman comes from a tradition wrapped in honor, myth and a reality that was not always as noble as it looks at […]Read More What The Dark Knight Rises Teaches Us About American Values
I made a promise, Mr Frodo. A promise. “Don’t you leave him Samwise Gamgee.” And I don’t mean to. I don’t mean to. Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Rings (movie) Since the Hobbit is coming out this week, I thought I’d dedicate my American Values series to Tolkien’s world and the values that […]Read More What Lord of The Rings Teaches Us About Integrity