Morgan

Creation.  We have striven since the beginning of time to grow beyond ‘Adam and Eve’.  Science has allowed us to make great breakthroughs to help us extend and even enhance our lives.  Sometimes, things go too far and we must repent for our sins.  This is the morality tale at the heart of Luke Scott’s […]

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TOMORROWLAND

Editor’s note:  This is a review written earlier this summer, before I committed to honing in on the craft.  It is not edited in any way, shape, or form from my original Facebook post.  I hope you enjoy it.  ~bc It has a solid premise and I believe that the story is set up in […]

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MR. HOLMES

When one thinks of the gentleman, Sherlock Holmes, one is inclined to think of reams of fiction written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  Whilst others may be inclined to think of Robert Downey, Jr’s comedic turn as the character.  Those who are steeped in other theatrical or television work featuring the character may be familiar […]

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SELF/LESS

My uncle, Roger, who is sadly no longer with us, once told me that if a movie is over advertised, the studio is concerned that it won’t play well.  Today, test audiences, big data, and social media, are primary indicators of how well a film will play. As I’ve studied movies and advertising strategies, I’ve […]

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JURASSIC WORLD

“Every time we unveiled a new attraction, attendance has spiked.” Twenty-two years ago, Steven Spielberg graced the silver screens the world over with an awe-inspired film. One that would use well-articulated characters to tell an amazing story supported with state-of-the-art technology available at the time. Michael Crichton created a believable world on which David Koepp […]

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TERMINATOR GENISYS

First and foremost, I’ve missed most of the previous iterations of the Terminator franchise. After James Cameron’s groundbreaking efforts in 1984 and again in 1991, it was difficult for me to latch on to a ‘franchise’. When I heard about the latest installment, Genisys I thought to myself “ok, I’m going to give the film […]

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