Mary Poppins Returns was a joy to watch from the moment it started to its final frame. To see an honest, old-fashioned, un-ironic tale of redemption and wonder during these times of societal breakdown was exactly what was needed for this Christmas season.
“Remember, Remember the Fifth of November…” V for Vendetta Tuesday’s mid-term elections will not be a turning point for the United States. That happened when we elected Donald Trump in 2016. The roots of Trump’s win were seeded back in 2008 with Ron Paul. And today the words I wrote then I think hold the … Continue reading What Price Crazy?
Italy has a new government. It looks a lot like the government that President Mattarella vetoed the first time. The long knives are already out on both sides and it looks like the Italians are taking the fight directly to Brussels to reform or die. You can't win a war like this by being passive … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Next Stop, Italeave and Upending the EU
Wonder Woman (2017) is everything the early reviews said it was and nothing like I expected. In my last article on this film I highlighted what I thought the plan Warner Bros., and in particular, the creative team behind the DCEU, had in mind for her. She would be the shining beacon, embodying uncomplicated heroism. … Continue reading Wonder Woman – Celebrating Equality Through Differences
By creating a version of Diana Prince that embodies the traits traditionally set aside for Superman, the filmmakers are serving women far better than the feminists do. It makes her a steward of humankind, embracing both her femininity and her heritage as a daughter of Zeus without hesitation.