My Top 50 Favorite Culturally Impactful Film Moments

When one asks why films are so important, I say it's for the same reason tales as old as time are important. A common tale most, if not all, know about and discuss amongst each other. Common themes, imagery, moral lessons, religious implications, political positions, quotes, iconic characters, or even just an event that happens. … Continue reading My Top 50 Favorite Culturally Impactful Film Moments

The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996) and Pinocchio (1971) dual review

I couldn't... help myself. Watching the Disney film again made me curious about the other adaptations of Pinocchio. I heard the best one is this 6 episode miniseries Le avventure di Pinocchio (1972), but that's beyond my current capabilities because I don't understand Italian (and there doesn't seem to be any dubbed or subbed version … Continue reading The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996) and Pinocchio (1971) dual review

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: June 1992

Electrodeless Lamps (20 year lightbulb) introduced. Joan Lunden ordered to pay her ex-husband $18,000 a month support. NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is banned from baseball for 7th time. NBA Finals: Chicago Bulls beat Port Trail Blazers, 97-93 in Game 6 for back-to-back titles; MVP: Michael Jordan for second straight year. Slaughtering by Inkhata-followers at Boipatong, South … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: June 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: May 1992

Eric Houston kills 4 in a California HS where he failed history 4 yrs prior. Los Angeles Dodgers postpone 3 MLB games due to racial riots over the infamous Rodney King beating. US Army and Marine Corps forces arrive in Los Angeles to end rioting following the acquittal of four police officers over the beating of Rodney King. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: May 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: April 1992

NHL players begin first strike in 75-year history; 10 day action earns large playoff bonus increase, more control over licensing of their likenesses and changes to free agency system. Rocker Billy Idol fined $2,000 for hitting a woman. Comedian Sam Kinison (38) weds Malika Souiri at the Candlelight Chapel in Las Vegas. World's 7 wealthiest nations agree … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: April 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: March 1992

US President George H. W. Bush apologizes for raising taxes after pledging not to. The Michelangelo computer virus begins to take affect. FCC rules companies can own 30 AM & 30 FM stations (formerly 12). Mike Tyson sentenced to 10 years in rape of Desiree Washington. Music Honorable Mentions: Chic: Chic-ism. The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy: Hypocrisy Is … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: March 1992

Random Rants #2: Offended on Behalf of Minorities and their Privileges

People always getting offended on behalf of someone else. Someone makes a black joke, including dressing up as a black person (blackface included), some white chick/prick (or chick with a prick, like most politicians) will act offended on behalf of black people. Someone makes a Mexican joke or dresses up as one, some white douchebag … Continue reading Random Rants #2: Offended on Behalf of Minorities and their Privileges