I haven't given you a Content Update since August 2018 and I have been keeping busy... I will be posting my Spring 2019 Media List shortly after this Content Update posts.
Looking at the list of movies I watched between September and December, I remember how busy I was at that time. I didn't watch nearly as much content as I usually do because I was focusing on my schoolwork. The few movies that I did enjoy show what I choose to watch when I have to be very selective.
Most of this list is either action, comedy, or superhero-related. The summer is meant for fun. I had a lot of my fun indoors.
The movies and comedy specials that I consumed from January to April accurately show my enjoyment of crude behavior, violence and out of the box story concepts. Whether or not those elements always add up to a good movie depends on the amount of care put into them.
I am not an avid supporter of the Oscars. Although the Academy's original intention may have been to honor films (and the creators behind them) that impact the industry and propel the cinema arts in a particular year, too often that is not what the Oscars achieve. The Oscars and other award-giving entities, at their … Continue reading The Oscars Problem
Captain America: Civil War sparked a lot of debate about the ideologies of heroes Iron Man and Tony Stark. The Russo brothers created a masterful adaptation of the classic comic book event filled with philosophical quandaries and character depth. One of my favorite analyses of Civil War is this Tumblr post (Screenshot Below). Reading it inspired me to write a … Continue reading “End The Fight” – Captain America: Civil War Writing Exercise
We live in challenging times. Poverty, crime, racism, disinformation, and many other injustices threaten to destroy the prosperity of our nation alone. In times as tumultuous as these, how could anyone even consider sitting on the couch and watching reruns of Friends?