The other night I was fishing through some DVDs at the local library. I knew Black Panther was available because I’d checked through the TPL website. So going for the FEATURE BLA section I ha… Source: Black Mass – Not a horror or religious studies film… – Just My Stuff
Counterpart is a very hip sci-fi show that unfortunately was canceled after Season 2. The program doesn’t rely on flashy CGI and glowing FX but rather, on solid scripts and performances. The show is premised on the accidental creation of a parallel universe into which a select few special agents may cross over. Those in… Read More Counterpart – One thing leads to another… unless you’re dealing with a parallel universe!
This morning while watching the news I learned that Toronto residents rallied to block the filming of violent film sequences where a lethal van attack had been. The old sociological question raises its ugly head once again: Do violent films reflect a violent society or contribute to societal violence? I was mixed about Deadpool 2.… Read More Deadpool 2 – Not a fantasy but a snapshot
Reader – What? You are reviewing a movie that’s nine years old? I know Canada is a bit behind but nine years? Me – Well, I just watched it again the other night. It was a library DVD so who gives..? * * * At first, I couldn’t remember if I had seen this film.… Read More Super quick review of a highly respected flick – The Social Network (2010)
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)
Trying out a book Reader app, installing software, and posting thru the WordPress app for Android (which I don’t normally do). You can see the e-reader app, middle right. It’s called ReadEra and I am quite taken with it. The text is customizable, as is the background. I’m reading The Count of Monte Cristo, and… Read More It’s a long weekend, I’m taking it easy and…
Caution! May contain spoilers. Quentin Tarantino is known for his edgy and satirical take on violence which most people can only stomach within the context of a novel, videogame, movie or TV show. I harp on Carl Jung a lot not only because I did my doctorate on Jung but because his views have informed… Read More Review – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino)