Acknowledging the biggest film release of all time. Will it bring the movie magic?
The week of Thanksgiving, I was watching a news report on Good Morning America about the hype for this year’s Black Friday. Of course, they went for the money-shot of consumer insanity: interviewing the people camping out, waiting for the stores to open. When asked what the hot item was this year, a lot of… Continue reading Consumerism and the Darth Vader Toaster
When it comes to further adaptations of films and TV shows, Comics have given us so many cool things. This is a little thank you to the medium.
This is the first monthly post I’ll be doing of reviews and shorter thoughts I have that can’t quite fill an entire post. It’ll also be a relaxing break from all my other posts which are a little more formal. I need to think of a neat name for this. I was thinking something like “Captain’s… Continue reading Captain’s Log: November 2015
“I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.” – Walt Disney Imagine a person who doesn’t know much about history, but manages to watch a great deal of movies. Say he or she watches Argo, and then takes an interest in U.S.-Middle Eastern relations. Say he or… Continue reading Did they just do that?: Inglourious Basterds and Historical Accountability
Is Nintendo’s new character really a progressive one?
At certain points throughout the series, I would say “Hey wait, this reminds me of…” and (not surprisingly) it was usually the Star Wars films that it reminded me of. There were moments of Intertextuality.