The Breadwinner (2017), Gratitude For Where I Live

Unlike other reviews on this list, I won’t be scoring anything from this film. It doesn’t feel right to judge its content. Critiquing this film would undermine the intended message and purpose of this phenomenal story. Based on the acclaimed novel otherwise known as Parvana written by Deborah Ellis, The Breadwinner (2017) is the third animated film created by Cartoon Saloon.Continue reading “The Breadwinner (2017), Gratitude For Where I Live”

First off, A list of Pending Favorite Books

Strange to think about, but there are some books or series I haven’t been with long enough to know if they really are my favorites. Again, these posts are basically for myself, but if others enjoy them then I have no complaints! Also, this list may grow bigger over time as I scan the archivesContinue reading “First off, A list of Pending Favorite Books”

The Idea of Game of Thrones: The value we give to truth

Visual media has a way of permeating and changing us subliminally, like any of the arts and letters, but on a more extreme level. Visual narratives naturally pair with music and philosophy and help audiences bond with characters that inspire dreams and ideas. What entertains us changes us and, if we allow it, it shiftsContinue reading “The Idea of Game of Thrones: The value we give to truth”

My Favorite Movies: 30-21

More and more animated films will leak onto my list. Just a heads up.     30. Rebecca (1940) This is one of the few times where I loved the movie more then the book. Based on French author Daphne du Maurier’s novel Rebecca, many critics and Hitchcock fans consider this film to be one of AlfredContinue reading “My Favorite Movies: 30-21”