It is very rare for a film to craft a living breathing culture on screen. When you watch a narrative movie, your mind is still aware in some part that this is all a carefully constructed illusion. So when a story teller is trying to create an entirely new mythology and history, our minds war against the idea of a society we have never seen before and couldn't possibly exist.Read More
Please allow me to provide a little context. When the Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan scandal occurred in the lead up to the 1994 Winter Olympic Games, I was six. I was not the target audience for the media frenzy that flared up around it. And, to me and I believe a majority of people, that is all that Tonya Harding has been for over twenty years, a joke.Read More
I made the mistake today of checking the net on what social media thought of Episode VIII. Part of me screamed, "What the hell are you doing?" I said before, discussion in regards to art and media is vital to the evolution of all various medium.
But I'm not seeing that.Read More
I take a look at the highly anticipated Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi and discuss what I feel worked and didn't work in the movie.Read More
The war came home. For four years, nations across the seas fought. Killed. Obliterated one another. The USA remained safe. Divorced from the conflict by an ocean. They didn't fight until they had no choice. Men and women left their homes to wage war for other nations. Allies, they said.Read More