Beowulf (2007), and the passing down of stories and their values

Rated: 2 / 5 Do not foster pride, glorious warrior! The great fame of your might lasts but a little while. then soon enough will sickness or the sword deprive you of strength-- or the grasp of flames, or the surging flood, or the slashing blade, or the flight of a spear, or horrid old … Continue reading Beowulf (2007), and the passing down of stories and their values

Starship Troopers (1997) analysis and comparison to the novel (1959)

Film Rated: 3.5 / 5 Book Rated: 3.5 / 5 The film isn't very much like the novel itself. Both were made for entirely different reasons. In fact, one could argue that the film was made for the purpose of critiquing just about everything the novel stands for, and doing it in a way that … Continue reading Starship Troopers (1997) analysis and comparison to the novel (1959)

Anomalous Host’s Personal Top 15 Favorite Comedies

I'm not sure if it's a good idea to make a list for this genre. Comedy is the one thing in all film that is more subjective than everything else. Anyone can enjoy a good physical stunt, or a good moment of acting, and admire a well-written screenplay put to film, plus the cinematography. But … Continue reading Anomalous Host’s Personal Top 15 Favorite Comedies

The Last Samurai (2003) review

Rated: 3 / 5 So the actions scenes are great and all, particularly during the last act. The movie is made well, paced well, acted well, it's all well-constructed. In the past I enjoyed the hell out of this movie. Nowadays, the political undertones are too loud for me to ignore for my honed-in senses. … Continue reading The Last Samurai (2003) review

Sacrificing Liberty (2020) documentary review

Rated: 4.5 / 5 Currently an entry for this doesn't exist on IMDB, which is saying a lot considering Europa: The Last Battle has an entry on that site (a less-professionally-made documentary that I've begun to find to be more flawed and misinformed the more I look into it, though it does still contain enough … Continue reading Sacrificing Liberty (2020) documentary review

Death of a Soldier (1986) review

Rated: 3.5 / 5 "No rape, no robbery, and no motive. What the hell could he be after!?" This is one of the most underrated films ever made. It has never made it on DVD, and virtually no one knows about it. It's based on the true events that happened during the final years of … Continue reading Death of a Soldier (1986) review

Farscape (1999-2004) series review

Rated: 4 / 5 One of the few shows out there that managed to maintain being consistent in quality throughout its existence. It's a show I never appreciated as much as I should've. Mainly because at the time I was thinking, "Yeah, this show is fun. It's a sign of better things to come if … Continue reading Farscape (1999-2004) series review

Matilda (1996) review

Rated: 2.5 / 5 Everyone is born, but not everyone is born the same. Some will grow to be butchers, or bakers, or candlestick makers. Some will only be really good at making Jell-O salad. One way or another, though, every human being is unique, for better or for worse. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdC_YMvYZyI One of those films … Continue reading Matilda (1996) review

A Clockwork Orange: Debate on Ultraviolence part 2

objective (adj): 1.) expressing or dealing with facts or conditions as perceived without distortion by personal feelings, prejudices, or interpretations.subjective (adj): 1.) characteristic of or belonging to reality as perceived rather than as independent of mind : PHENOMENAL. 2a.)  peculiar to a particular individual : PERSONAL. 2b.) modified or affected by personal views, experience, or backgroundhttps://www.merriam-webster.com/ I guess this is … Continue reading A Clockwork Orange: Debate on Ultraviolence part 2

A Clockwork Orange: Debating the Art of Ultraviolence

catharsis: noun1a: purification or purgation of the emotions (such as pity and fear) primarily through artb: a purification or purgation that brings about spiritual renewal or release from tension2: elimination of a complex by bringing it to consciousness and affording it expression3: PURGATIONhttps://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/catharsis Finally got into a debate on a film (it's been a while). On a Discord server. Food for thought on … Continue reading A Clockwork Orange: Debating the Art of Ultraviolence