Joker – Reinforcing conventional thinking about so-called mental illness?

My doctorate is in psychology and religion so naturally, Joker was on my list of must-see movies. Last night I took the plunge and for the most part, found the film quite compelling. Excellent cinematography and outstanding performances made this worthy of my time. But I felt that Joker fell short with its treatment of… Read More Joker – Reinforcing conventional thinking about so-called mental illness?

Super quick review of a wannabe blockbuster – Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

Not exactly an alluring title, I guess. But for the most part, I find the Star Wars spinoffs uninspiring. Maybe I’m just an old guy stuck on the original trilogy, but I do find them the best of the lot. Solo was no exception to my general lack of enthusiasm for the ongoing franchise. While… Read More Super quick review of a wannabe blockbuster – Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)