THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY: REVIEW

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a short story written by James Thurber. And though the film  adaptation has taken liberties with the plot and the details,…

CHEF – A COMEDY-DRAMA FILM ON FAMILY, LIFE, AND PASSION

Chef has got to be one of the most realistic, ordinary and yet captivating films about a family that I’ve ever seen in a long, long while. It’s not…

Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Taken

Getting the Courage to Be Yourself, Because Everyone Else is Taken

One great advantage of living in our time is that you can be whoever you want to be. It’s also one of the greatest ironies, since most decide…

POETRY

VIOLIN STRINGS IN THE MORNING

    There’s a sadness to the music, Something that feels heavy and unsure. Like footsteps, neither going forward nor back.   The heartstrings pull the melody And…

What Goes on Behind the Most Powerful Marketing Campaigns

What Really Goes on Behind The Most Powerful Marketing Campaigns

Sorry to burst your bubble, but that latest campaign you’ve seen of us was done just so you’d react exactly the way you do right now. Yes, we…

I, Daniel Blake – A Social Movie with a Kafkaesque Take on State Welfare System

With his fist raised in the air, Daniel Blake stood before the graffiti he made on the walls of State Welfare. This protest will be his first offense…

America First and the Global Race to be in Second

AMERICA FIRST, WHO WANTS TO BE SECOND? The race to come in second after America is turning into a most interesting battle of wits and satire. After Holland’s…

Silence - Padre Rodrigues and Mokichi

Silence – Of Persecuted Christians and their Silent God

Silence is about the dangers and sufferings of early Christians in Japan. It also shows how the local government reacted to this Western religion and the lengths they’d…

The crowd gathers as close as they can to witness the preparation of the balloons before flight.

The 21st Hot Air Balloon Fiesta – A Weekend Of Everything that Flies

Hot air balloons are always fascinating for me. The sheer size of it demands attention. It makes you long for the skies, to be up there, touching the…

Paterson

Paterson – Of Those That We Long For and Those That We Take for Granted

I’m not that into poetry. And there were a couple of poets mentioned in the film that I never heard of before. But I really like how Paterson…

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