It’s rare I venture into the entertainment world, imbibing the latest tidbits of gossip. It’s not my thing. Never has been. My heroes lie elsewhere—those who’ve made the world a better place. Having said that, there exist those I admire in the film industry for their aplomb as film auteurs, writers and directors dedicated to moving beyond titillation and using this powerful medium as high … Continue reading What More Needs To Be Said?
There’s been heavy flak, to say the least, over Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster film, American Sniper. It started with film director Michael Moore’s take on snipers as “cowards” who shoot people in the back.” Others soon piled on, like Seth Rogen, who compared the film to Nazi propaganda. Outspoken Bill Maher went further, condemning real life Chris Kyle, on whom the movie is based, as a … Continue reading American Sniper: Anatomy of a Mauling
“No society treats its women as well as its men.” UN Development Programme, 1997) There’s a new movie I’m wanting to see. It’s called Maleficent and stars Angelina Jolie. It’s timely because it’s really about rape, which has now entered into virtually every fabric of American life, including our schools. On our higher college campuses, one out of five coeds will be raped. Time Magazine … Continue reading Maleficent: a must see movie!
“I can’t eat. I can’t sleep. I’ve been dreaming of my parents every day,” says Wang Zheng, a 31-year old engineer whose parents were aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, now into its third week with still no positive yields as to its fate. Ironically, new reports of possible debris 1500 miles off the coast of Western Australia aren’t offering the languishing families and friends … Continue reading Susan Sarandon Gets It: Authentic Living