Movie review: Resident Evil: Retribution
Mister Anderson, I know that you will never read this letter, but I feel compelled to write you anyway as you are the director of 3 out of 5 Resident Evil movies and thus in a large part responsible for the way the series has developed and is going to develop as you are about…
Movie Review: Zombieland
That Woody Harrelson can play something else besides the buffoon roles he seems to be condemned to can be gathered from a movies as the People vs Larry Flynt. He does however play the buffoon well, even to the point of being adorable, so he stars like a buffoon in Zombieland. He is joined by…
Game review: Fallout 4
Enough has been said about Fallout 4’s flaws by others and I will not repeat what has been said before ad nauseam other then to note that Bethesda has finally done away with the roleplay elements of the game, which isn’t really a surprise as we shall see shortly. In fact it is the goal…
Movie review: Fifty Shades of Grey
Some time ago a friend of my former partner involved herself in writing romance novels for a mass market publishing firm. She never showed any aptitude in writing before, but it was something to do next to running the family, which pinned her to her house for the better part of the day. The writing…
Movie review: Er ist wieder da.
When Hitler wakes up in Berlin in 2014 he is confronted by a thriving modern Germany that, much to his surprise and regret, has not been destroyed in the Götterdämmerung that he had staged at the end of World War II and which he thought was the only thing his country and people deserved for…
Mirrors on a wall: Why Am I Here?
Some people ask themselves pointless questions. Why?
Short poem on the length of poetry
Some poems have longer titles. Another version: Some titles are longer.
The brain series: Gender Identity
Someone from the transgender resource group sent met a link to this episode from the The Brain Series. This is about gender identity. For many reasons this has fascinated me, not only because, as was found out, I have gender dysphoria too, but also because Identity just fascinates me.
Every Photo is a story: the photos of Frances Benjamin Johnston
In this five-part series, Kristi Finefield and Sam Watters discuss the ways to uncover the story in photographs, specifically a series of hand-colored lantern slides of historic gardens and homes created by Frances Benjamin Johnston in the early 20th century.
Another story: Trinity
When talking about collages, a friend of mine asked me why I think that making a pictorial story would work because as far as he knows most imagery, a catch all phrase for pictures, photographs and other ways to display (un)reality, is often one single depiction of a single event. Like a snapshot or a…
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