The Meg (2018)

I was about 7 or 8 years old when I read the original Steve Alten novel, Meg. I was in love with films and books about creatures eating people, like Jaws or Aliens, et al. Thus we finally have The Meg, an adaptation that is 20 years in the making. And it's awful. The Meg is... Continue Reading →

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It’s good to give up porn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWuFzgjxszs&t=503s   Not sure how, but I stumbled across this video on YouTube about a bloke that gave up porn and had a better sex life and marriage with his wife. We are just starting to see the effects of porn in how it effects mental health, conditions the brain, and contributes to erectile dysfunction.... Continue Reading →

Ant-Man and the Wasp

History's 'what if' in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the 'what-if' of Edgar Wright's version of Ant-Man. Peyton Reed stepped in at the last minute to direct with some script doctoring with Paul Rudd (who plays Scott Lang). This new film, Ant-Man and the Wasp, is entirely of the creativity of Peyton Reed, Rudd and... Continue Reading →

Loneliness

What prepares men for totalitarian domination in the non-totalitarian world is the fact that loneliness, once a borderline experience usually suffered in certain marginal social conditions like old age, has become an everyday experience of the ever-growing masses of our century. The Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt

Upgrade

  Do you remember the late 90's music/variety show Recovery? Well, not many people seem to remember waking up on Saturday morning, watching RAGE on ABC which was then followed by Recovery (or did they tune into Video Hits?). Either way, the guy that would do the music reviews, Leigh Whannel, is the writer/director of Upgrade... Continue Reading →

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Spoilers I recently re-watched the original Jurassic Park after some years and was pleasantly reminded about just how great a film it is. The effects still hold up very well, and it is an incredibly well paced and constructed movie with great characters. I grew up watching the film and gained a newfound appreciation for it from... Continue Reading →

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