It's weird how things line up every now and then when it comes to cinema. In the late 90s, we had two movies come out within months of each other about meteor strikes (Deep Impact and Armageddon), volcanic eruptions (Volcano and Dante's Peak), ants (Antz and A Bug's Life), and men whose lives were broadcast … Continue reading Back Row Thoughts – Bear-ly Passable
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Innocent Lives Matter – Just Mercy
The death penalty is always a touchy subject in this country, mostly because of deep-rooted biases in the states that still practice it. It isn't exactly racial bias, or a bias towards justice, or deference for law enforcement. There's no one, singular cause that the capital crowd fights for, but whatever their motivations, the issue … Continue reading Innocent Lives Matter – Just Mercy
Oh No! There Goes Mexico? I Think? – Godzilla: King of the Monsters
When you have a disaster or monster movie, one of the hardest aspects is creating a storyline with which to frame the devastation. It's easier when you're creating the first film in a series, or rebooting a franchise, because a good chunk of the plotting can be devoted to the origin story of the giant … Continue reading Oh No! There Goes Mexico? I Think? – Godzilla: King of the Monsters