Category Archives: Movies

Anthology of Pop Culture and Life – Ready Player One

Ready Player One – 3D and packed to the hilt with film’s version of Easter Eggs – yep, Steven Spielberg certainly went over the top for the film Ready Player One. Aside from the countless icons of pop culture crammed … Continue reading

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BP Can Be More Than an Acronym, It Can be the Change Each of Us Realizes

What do you think of when you hear BP?  At one time, it would have represented one of the largest oil and fuel companies we have come to know.  Much has occurred since then amid oil spills, what appears as … Continue reading

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The Starriest Wars On a Bone Chilling Night Strike Back…

True, I have grown up seeing Star Wars in the theatre and it is amazing to acknowledge how far Star Wars has come, with so many changes, so many landmarks, that make it a true space soap opera.  There is … Continue reading

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Hot – Coco is Hot – for many reasons…

OF COURSE COCOA is Hot, but when we are talking about the latest Disney film, Coco, yes, that is hot for many reasons as well.  From the beginning I had reservations until I did hear the behind the scenes testimony … Continue reading

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“Everything in this Life is Linked”

Swedish.  Spanish subtitles.  A mild interest in seeing what this Hannes Holm film, A Man Called Ove.  As a Swedish author, Fredrik Backman and his novel that led to the movie, I went in unsure.  Realizing I was not going … Continue reading

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Unexpected, Hidden Truths

oHieronymus Bosch.  Not familiar with and well acquainted with this artist after It Comes at Night.  Not able to find the painting that appears in the film and bizarre loss of facts about this artist add to the, “what you … Continue reading

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Promises of Awareness…

In seeing The Promise, directed by Terry George, and starring Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, Christian Bale, but you realize half way into the movie you realize some pertinent points, this is a film that captures your heart due to the … Continue reading

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Kubrick, Pirates, and Aliens

When you say the name, some it registers instantly with, others, not so much – but his work almost everyone has been familiar with, if just by name.  Clockwork Orange, 2011 Space Odyssey, The Shining, Lolita, Full Metal Jacket, to … Continue reading

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Baldwin’s “I am Not Your Negro” sets the sets the stage for serious contemplation and discussions towards change.

Very few times have I taken in a documentary in a movie theatre, usually the norm has been as a documentary film festival or other event.  When the trailer caught my eye for James Baldwin’s  I Am Not Your Negro, I … Continue reading

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Personal Shopper will have you”shopping” for answers

Rules.  You have all seen them, and most of the time unconsciously. Film Noir  and Auteurs – Cohen Brothers, Alfred Hitchcock, Quentin Tarentino, Orson Welles, Wes Anderson, Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen, Tim Burton, just to name a FEW – So what … Continue reading

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