The Newport Beach Film Festival presented by Pacific Sales continues to bring interesting films that may never make it to a wide distribution, but that doesn’t mean the films aren’t worthy of being seen. That is one of the values of film festivals. I would encourage everyone to look for film festivals near you. (Note… [Read More]
not sure if you watch ABC’s The Middle; if not, you might consider it it’s just a family sitcom, but a pretty good one, especially if you watch with your kids, which is how we do it and how it’s intended, i’d say it’s in its 9th (and final) season, so i’ve been thinking a bit… [Read More]
The First Calvary’s deployment wasn’t ‘one battle and you get to go home;’ it was ‘stay until the mission is complete, then go home.’
Ever since the Star Wars series began with what was later named A New Hope, the Force has been the main spiritual aspect of the series. It has a very mystical element.
Although extremely melodramatic, A Dog’s Purpose is a decent film and showcases companionship in a often touching way.
“Music is in us. It is in our lives. It cannot disappear. That would be like the end of life.” – Father Cesar, Serenade for Haiti Directed by the award-winning documentary filmmaker Owsley Brown (Night Waltz: The Music of Paul Bowles; Music Makes a City), Serenade for Haiti (Serenad pou Ayiti) reveals a side of… [Read More]
do you know about The Last Guardian? it’s this game that’s infamously been in development since 2007; spiritual successor to 2001’s Ico and 2005’s Shadow of the Colossus it was originally slated for release in 2011, then pushed back, moved from system to system, and re-slated in 2015 for release in 2016, October, then delayed once again… [Read More]
i’m highly optimistic about HBO’s new hit show, Westworld (if you’ve not seen it, imagine a sort-of sci-fi, cyberpunk Western, steeped in J.J. Abrams style cerebralism and cliffhangery; a deliberately paced show full of sweeping panoramic shots, shootouts, sex, robots (rinse, recombine, repeat), acting clinics put on by a superb cast (Anthony Hopkins can do… [Read More]
Like Odysseus, Dory is on a journey to get home. The difference is that Odysseus knew where he was going. Dory is just following a longing for the family she remembers she once had.
Miracles offer hope to a world that increasingly needs to know possibility can become reality.