Month: September 2015

Total 9 Posts

STONEWALL

1969.  For many, the sexual revolution was in full swing, while the government worked to repress minorities. With the repression came misunderstanding, affecting everyday families and people.  In New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood, the gay community fought back against the

PAWN SACRIFICE (2014)

The Cold War.  A difference of philosophies and superiority, the Cold War was in fact a framing for a match of wits between the world’s two superpowers, the USSR and the United States.  While both countries would excel at military

SICARIO

Drugs.  Whether to improve quality of life or for recreation, they can change lives. Behind the drugs, is the power to control lives.  Dennis Villenueve’s Sicario brilliantly explores the effects of that power. Written by Taylor Sheridan (FX’s Sons of Anarchy), Sicario stars

EVEREST (IMAX 3D)

Mount Everest.  Straddling the border between China and Nepal, Everest is a part of the Himalayan mountain range.  In May, 1996, several expeditions attempted to surmount its 29.029 foot peak; the same height as a 747 flies. Their adventure is

BLACK MASS

James “Whitey” Bulger.  Brother of a U.S. senator from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and infamous criminal from the South Side of Boston, on the FBI’s most wanted list for many years.  Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill wrote a novel which

GRANDMA

Choice.  As human beings we have the power to choose.  A result of choice is also consequence.  One choice in life, family, can result in consequence.  It is how we choose to deal with family that determines the outcome.  But,

LEARNING TO DRIVE

Loving.  Healing.  Learning.  Growing.  Tolerance.  These are all facets of life.  How we choose to deal with them is what makes life either so very exciting that it is worth living or so utterly boring that we become complacent. Isabel

JUDGE DREDD (1995) (Cable)

[Editor’s Note:  We reviewed Judge Dredd from a recent screening on Showtime in its original unedited theatrical release.  Because of the nature of cable television, we are unable to evaluate video or audio quality, though the original aspect ratio of

WE ARE YOUR FRIENDS

“Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more; it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”  ~ William