Sidetracked & Sideswiped
Sep05

Sidetracked & Sideswiped

I’m a week into returning to school and am already in trouble. I let my focus fall by the wayside. I can make it up through the rest of the semester, as we can have the lowest graded assignment dropped, but it means that I’ve officially used up my Get Out of Jail free card. The rest of this semester is going to be one crazy hustle. I’m enjoying the process. If anything, I need to adjust my learning style. On Monday...

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The DWI Podcast – Episode One
Jul09

The DWI Podcast – Episode One

I’ve wanted to try my hand at Podcasting for a while now, and am really excited at the result. This took most of the weekend to get done, but I had a lot of fun. I’m far better at writing than I am with public speaking. This initial entry is chock full of “uhms”, “Ahs”, and those little fillers they all tell you to avoid at Toastmasters.  I also tend to talk rather quickly, and spend most of the...

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Happy Independence Day, with a little G.I. Joe.
Jul05

Happy Independence Day, with a little G.I. Joe.

As today is Independence Day, this is the first thing that came to mind. This is the intro to 1987’s G.I. Joe, The Movie. Enjoy! Happy Birthday, America!!

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Solo – A Star Wars Story (dir. by Ron Howard)
May25

Solo – A Star Wars Story (dir. by Ron Howard)

I’m reluctant to label Solo: A Star Wars Story an Incident. Maybe it’s because it’s a heist film, which I love. Perhaps it’s because the cast is fun to watch on screen. Then again, I felt the same experience here that I did with Rogue One. The film almost lost me until it started to induce some nostalgia. I had a tough time feeling anything for most of this film. Maybe I’ve just reached the age where I...

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The Too Old to Die Young Teaser
May23

The Too Old to Die Young Teaser

Here’s one for the cinemaphile’s glossary. In cinema circles, an Auteur is described as “a filmmaker whose personal influence and artistic control over a movie are so great that the filmmaker is regarded as the author of the movie” (Wikipedia). I’ve looked at films as a three-way set of responsibilities. You have the writer, because without the story, there’s nothing. You’ve the Director, who...

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