Summer 2018 Content Update

Spring 2018 Semester is Ending! I have been prioritizing school and work all semester. But now that Summer is on the way, I will be sharing some of the writing pieces I completed as part of my Written for Class series. I am really proud of some of the work that I've done this semester, … Continue reading Summer 2018 Content Update

Twitter Rant: 1/21/18

I always shout at the TV when I'm really into a show. I could probably count them and make that a way of rating movies other than on their merit. Direction, Cinematography, Plot, and Box Office are fine indications, but if the viewer is not fully engaged and reacting to your creation then none of … Continue reading Twitter Rant: 1/21/18

Written For Class – Permanence and Glory (Practice Reading 1)

Whoever created the quote “Pain is temporary; Pride is forever” must not have been in actual physical pain. Pain exists as a survival mechanism so that we know when our body cannot handle the acts that we place on it. That pain registers in our brain that out actions may not be good for our … Continue reading Written For Class – Permanence and Glory (Practice Reading 1)

Written For Class – Smoke Signals Film Discussion

Smoke Signals is a movie that follows two young men, Victor and Thomas, as they travel to recover the ashes of the man who shaped their lives. This movie takes the viewer on a road full of doubt, trauma, revelation and growth. Smoke Signals is not told from a common point of view. The main cast of the … Continue reading Written For Class – Smoke Signals Film Discussion

Written for Class – No Place is a Utopia: “Omelas” Analysis

This essay was originally written for an English class and posted for your viewing pleasure. In 1516, Thomas More wrote a novel entitled Utopia about a society that seemed perfect on the surface, but had deeply rooted problems within its society. More named Utopia after the Greek root words for “no place” and “good place” … Continue reading Written for Class – No Place is a Utopia: “Omelas” Analysis

Written for Class – The Neon Demon: Analysis and Review

This is the second time that I have seen The Neon Demon and I was in no way prepared to enjoy this at all. As a matter of fact, I chose to review this movie because I wanted to tear off whatever flesh was stilling clinging to the carcass of this box office bomb while … Continue reading Written for Class – The Neon Demon: Analysis and Review