A big part of movies is the protagonist’s arc. As in they begin in one place, and end in another; they change. Tony Stark learns to take responsibility for his actions. Rey chooses to embrace her destiny. Duncan gets his own back in The Way Way Back. Change is a vital part of a story.… Continue reading There’s Gotta Be A Change
Being stuck in a plane for sixteen hours is only somewhat alleviated by in-flight entertainment. Which is somewhat undermined by a dismal selection of comedies. Because when you’re trapped in a flying aluminum tube, you don’t wanna have to think too hard. Also, I once watched Fruitvale Station on a plane and I was in… Continue reading We Get The Subtext, Alright?
Twelve years ago I went to the Grand Canyon. While in a town nearby, a couple of guys dressed as cowboys did a shootout. Blank firing guns and all; twelve year old me thought it was real cool. This past Thursday, part of my school trip here in South Africa had us watch a group… Continue reading Performing Truth
Well. It’s 2016. Since it’s tradition (and since I'm in South Africa on a school trip and don't wanna write a normal post), let’s take a look at my rants essays from this past year. Five Most Popular/Viewed Posts #5: Let’s Talk About That Whole Black Widow Thing Hoo boy, yeah, that’s one way to… Continue reading 2015 in Review
Claire Temple, played by Rosario Dawson, shows up in the last episode of Jessica Jones, providing a quiet link between that show and Daredevil. She tends to a wounded Luke Cage, because it takes a special kind of doctor to treat an (incredibly hot) man with unbreakable skin. Malcolm, Jessica’s neighbor, shows up too and… Continue reading Diversity: It’s That Easy!