“We’re not in Wonderland anymore Alice” – Charles Manson “My whole life has been decided by fate” – Sharon Tate The ninth film from writer/director Quentin Tarantino is Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. It draws inspiration from people and … Read more
“Once you know the extent of your power, then you can learn to control it” – James McAvoy as “Charles Xavier” in X-Men: Apocalypse Is this really the end for the X-Men? This is the seventh and supposedly last film … Read more
Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will shepherds the weak through the valley of darkness for he is truly his brother’s keeper and the finder of lost children – Samuel L. Jackson as “Jules Vincent” … Read more
“First of all, I would like to make one thing clear: I never explain anything” – Julie Andrews as “Mary Poppins” in the 1964 movie More than 50 years has gone by since the release of the original Mary Poppins, … Read more
“Pouring forth its seas everywhere, then, the ocean envelops the earth and fills its deeper chasms” – Nicolaus Copernicus “The seas need their own Kyoto Protocol” – Enric Sala We’ve seen Jason Momoa as “Aquaman” already in Batman vs … Read more
“Tragedy is a test of courage. If you can meet it bravely, it will leave you bigger than it found you. If not than you will have to live all you life as a coward, because no matter where you … Read more
“If you lose a big fight, it will worry you all of your life. It will plague you – until you get your revenge” – Muhammad Ali Rocky IV was released in 1985. Then and now, trying to count the … Read more
It was the film’s opening weekend. The auditorium was sold out. The movie playing was the adaptation of a best-selling novel. All of the principal cast was Asian. I remember it well, even though the 25th anniversary of that weekend arrives in September of this year. That film was The Joy Luck Club.
It has taken that long for Hollywood to make another major motion picture with an all-Asian cast. Crazy Rich Asians proves that there was no good reason to wait that long to make such a film.
“Dis joint is based on some f***ed up fo’ real shit” – opening credits of BlackKkKlansman “Our clear goal must be the advancement of the white race and separation of the white and black races. This goal must include freeing … Read more
“Don’t throw stones at your neighbors if your own windows are glass” – Benjamin Franklin “For what do we live, but to make sport of our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn” – Jane Austen The titular tree … Read more