Recently Viewed: Solo

You can NOT listen to the critics. I watched Solo: A Star Wars Story and it was actually far better than most of the critics claimed. The sci-fi action is fun to watch. The characters are well played. Do we owe the entertainment factor to Alden Ehrenreich who fits the part of Han Solo so …

The Frisson of Fright

Halloween is a fun time to make things more mystical, spiritual, even more thrilling. There’s a word from French which has become lost from our vocabularies. The idea the word represents has become less lost, but still under-appreciated. The word is frisson. Our worldwide culture craves the frisson of fright, though we’ve forgotten how to …

All Scenarios

If all the scenarios that ever ran through an imaginative head actually happened, there would be people who died one hundred times over, and then one hundred times again. There would be those who could not die. There would be explosions on the freeway daily. No vehicle would be safe from the bullets, bombs, smokescreens, …

Recently Viewed – Alita: Battle Angel

Discernment was my post where I quantify the merits of all fiction, whether a piece of fiction is literary or cinematic. I’m currently ruminating on the critical process. Ever since I got some worthy and worthwhile advice on how to make my critiques more specific, I’ve been trying out a few new ways. There was a …

What will you find when you get there?

What’s your favorite kind of ‘blog? The food kind, the introspective kind, the one that’s only about Kung Fu? Or are you a health and wellness fan? Do you like to read about innovations in fitness? New trends in diet? Do you like the sports ‘blogs? Do you enjoy the funny ones? The sarcastic housewife …