Growing up with my dad, I found myself increasingly disappointed with the phrase, “that’s for when you’re a little bit older.” Thinking I was more mature than he was giving me credit for, I would always get kind of upset hearing this. But, in this case, I’m glad I waited until I was older, because… Read more Caddyshack: Every Dad’s Favorite
To the person unlucky enough to read my post this week, welcome. In the last post, we checked out Leo DiCaprio in Blood Diamond, a movie draped in social-justice and class struggle overtones. This week, we’re really switching gears. Since we’re about two months away from our first college summer, I’m going to look at one… Read more Good Kids
Last week, we talked about Martin Scorsese’s recent film Silence. Matching the intensity of last week will be Edward Zwick’s Blood Diamond. Released in 2006, this film looks at Sierra Leone’s civil war and its ties to the diamond market run through wealthy European buyers. Depicting various divisions like class, race, and age, this movie… Read more Is There Blood on Your Hands?
This week, we’re taking the Passion Train (choo choo) down a more serious set of tracks. If you know anything about movies, you know that Martin Scorsese is basically regarded as immortal in the film community. Therefore, his self-proclaimed masterpiece must be equivalent to a cinematic Gospel. Scorsese’s masterpiece Silence is perhaps one of the… Read more Silence in Faith
New year, same passion. Throughout this semester, my focus will continue to be movies and the profound effects that they can have on the human being. Luckily for you, I’ve got plenty more material to cover. We’ll start this week with one of the all-time greats as far as sports films go: Miracle. Miracle is… Read more Miraculous or Not?