Monthly Archive: May, 2012

“Ishmael” by Daniel Quinn – Book or Revelation?


“Teacher seeks pupil. Must have an earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person.” Imagine if you saw that ad in the personals section of the newspaper. What might you think? How… Continue reading

Prometheus – What is Prometheus? – IGN Video


The more I see about this movie, the more excited I get for it! In this IGN Video, they interview a number of cast and crew members about Prometheus (without giving much of… Continue reading

Some Reactions to “The Great Gatsby” Trailer


The trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of the classic Fitzgerald novel The Great Gatsby went live mere minutes ago. Set to be released sometime this Christmas, the film has many literary folks skeptical and lower… Continue reading

“The Avengers” Hulk-Smashes Box Office Records, and It’s Awesome!


Superhero movies sure have come a long way since the day’s of Tim Burton’s odd Batman movies in a time when superheroes were still treated like they were taken right out of the… Continue reading

A Book Review of “Norwegian Wood” – Way Too Sad


Some of my favorite books I’ve ever read are some of the saddest ones out there. Brideshead Revisited, Franny & Zooey, The Great Gatsby. They give you a hero or narrator who is… Continue reading

“The 5-Year Engagement” Is Decently Funny


I talk a lot about how much I love realism in movies. I also talk a lot about how much of a man crush I have on Jason Segel, but I never thought… Continue reading