Opinion

Mashed Potatoes Are the Greatest Part of Thanksgiving Dinner

There are few things that get pulled out of the dirt that can be as splendid as the potato. Other roots like carrots taste like the dirt they hail from or, like ginger, are fit merely for seasoning purposes. The potato is a unique blessing among edible roots. The texture and subtle flavor of potatoes… Continue reading Mashed Potatoes Are the Greatest Part of Thanksgiving Dinner

Culture, Entertainment and Media

Robert Downey Jr. Becomes Dr. Dolittle for Upcoming Film

Best known for his major recurring role as Iron Man in the MCU, Robert Downey Jr. has held a number of other important cinematic roles such as Harry Lockhart in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005) and Sherlock in Sherlock Holmes (2009). However, Dolittle represents one of Downey’s earliest endeavors to make a name for himself outside of his current association with… Continue reading Robert Downey Jr. Becomes Dr. Dolittle for Upcoming Film

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Onward (2020) with Chris Pratt, Tom Holland – Trailer Review

Disney presents another Pixar-animated film that’s headed for the theatre next year in March. Following in the trending influx of animated fantasy films such as The Smurfs (2011), Frozen (2013), Trolls (2016), and the Shrek franchise, Onward explores the life of two blue-colored elves. These elves, depending on which mythological depictions you are disposed to, could also pass off as trolls or more elegant versions… Continue reading Onward (2020) with Chris Pratt, Tom Holland – Trailer Review

Culture, Entertainment and Media, Reviews

The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) Film Review – Showing Us How Limits Should Not Hold Us Back

Life is full of obstacles. It's a fact of our existence. However, sometimes human beings can make things harder, more complicated, than they really need to be. We display the troubling tendency of putting up barriers where none are needed. This is the dilemma which the main character of The Peanut Butter Falcon has to… Continue reading The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) Film Review – Showing Us How Limits Should Not Hold Us Back

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Jurassic World Short Film “Battle at Big Rock” – Review

Eerie silence. A scaly predator on the loose. RVs getting tossed at the mercy of prehistoric ferocity. Panicking children and juvenile heroines. Surely, these are a classic combo for any tale in the ongoing Jurassic Park saga. While far from original in various plot elements, Colin Trevorrow’s new short film Battle at Big Rock offers an insightful and interesting… Continue reading Jurassic World Short Film “Battle at Big Rock” – Review

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“Take on Me” Is Coming for Your Love on YouTube as Iconic Video Nears 1 Billion Views

From Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One, which won a BMI Film Award for music, to the creative Weezer remake video, a-ha's hit song "Take on Me" continues to live on in pop culture. Recently, the Internet has been thrilled to voice its anticipation for the official music video reaching 1 billion views on YouTube. On… Continue reading “Take on Me” Is Coming for Your Love on YouTube as Iconic Video Nears 1 Billion Views

Catholic, Reviews

Blood of the Covenant and the Jewish Mindset

The following serves as a commentary on the first chapter of Brant Pitre's book Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist as well as a deeper discourse into the biblical symbolism of blood. Chapter 1: The Mystery of the Last Supper   This first chapter of Brant Pitre's Jesus and the Jewish Roots of… Continue reading Blood of the Covenant and the Jewish Mindset