*Spoilers* for the film will be indicated by an asterisk! The sea can burn. The human body will sink if one wills it to. The oddest thoughts went through my mind as I watched the film Dunkirk unfold. My boss saw the film on Thursday and when I came for work on Friday several of us engaged… Continue reading Dunkirk (2017): A Review
Do you remember elementary school, when the most important thing seemed to be who your friends were? And barring the existence of multiple friends, you at least had a best friend right? Well, if I was to ask you right now who your best friend is would you have a response? The truth is that… Continue reading How To Break the Ice: What It Means To Be a Best Friend In the MCU
My adoration of Steven Grant Rogers started about four years ago when I watched Captain America: The First Avenger with several of my girlfriends for my sixteenth birthday. From my previous blog posts you can probably figure out why I like Steve – he’s a good friend, he’s loyal, and supposedly bound by a duty to… Continue reading How (Not) to Enact a Civil War: A Break Up Guide from the Avengers (Part 1)
I do not remember my first Alan Rickman film. It may have been the original Die Hard since I tended to watch movies like that at a young age with my parents. Of course, given my (almost) life long obsession with Harry Potter Alan Rickman has always been Severus Snape in my mind. In the… Continue reading Thank You Alan Rickman
There is something odd about this quality we call genius. It seems at once part of another plain of reality and yet present everywhere in this life. Now I do not wish to confuse genius with anything else such as beauty or magic, so without further ado I present to you a definition. According to the New Oxford… Continue reading What Price Genius?
Everyone is talking about it. You know what I’m talking about – admit it. The Fifty Shades Trilogy written by E.L. James has been making headlines ever since it experienced a spike in popularity around three years ago when its rights were bought by Vintage Books. Vintage, a subdivision of Random House, saw the books become a smash… Continue reading Fifty Shades of Curiosity and Controversy
It’s 2:47am on Thanksgiving Monday, the day has just begun, and I’ve been awake for all two hours and forty seven minutes of today. I can’t sleep. I’ve often heard that writers write in order to try to purge themselves of their thoughts; however, Dumbledore and his pensive along with the infinite amount of books… Continue reading Our Normal Hearts Give Thanks