With the arrival of Cynthia Mort’s (blasphemous) biopic Nina, I think it is high time that I turn some of my anger on the subject of misrepresentation towards a well written blog post. I also think now is a good time to reflect on my deep respect for the creative genius of artists and change makers.
The other night I gathered a few friends and watched the Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone? Continue reading
Welcome to a land of mystery, vintage curiosities, film theories, and socially constructed ideas that befuddle the brain and incite the senses. This land is my mind and from it comes this blog. I have a few past posts on here that I like and have decided can stay during this reboot. Continue reading
In today’s world students are being taught to brand themselves, to create a social media presences that speaks to the good qualities about yourself. The media is informing our world, especially for Americans. While when job hunting it is always important to put your best foot forward, why must we jazz up the truth with fancy words and perfect organization? In some ways this makes me think about the tv show House. Dr. House is convinced that everybody lies and that the only way to find out the truth about someone is to ask another person close to them. While I don’t hold anywhere near such dark ideas about the human condition, I do think that his statement holds a lot of truth. Isn’t that why employers ask for references? They need someone other than you to confirm what is being said. Continue reading
Last night I convinced a few of my friends to come with me to a comedy performance done by Aamer Rahman. In the past four years I have become increasingly more interested in satirical jokes that get the audience thinking and engaging with culture. I am a firm believer in the power of education, next to prayer it is something that has the power to completely change the world. Continue reading
This is my first film review so please go easy on me. I wanted to start writing film reviews for this blog and I thought that the best way to start would be to grab a pen and paper and watch a movie that I like for the 700th time and try to review it. I want this review to be a mix of film critic (me) and James Harleman, so I hope that it will have value for Christians and just as something to chew on for film lovers and the less film savvy alike. I hope that this is fun to read I didn’t dig into everything because that would take like 10 pages, but I hope this gets you thinking… ;).