To Live

To Live

I’ve watched a lot of Chinese movies as of late. As I dig deep into the second draft of my new novel, a Chinese epic war saga, I wanted to immerse myself in the arts and culture of the Middle Kingdom, so I can add as much of that flavor to the stew of my story....

A Stunningly Beautiful Italian Star Wars Film

There are a ton of fan made Star Wars movies out there, but none as beautifully crafted as this one.  You can click the CC at the bottom of the video to see a translation from the original Italian.  I’m amazed by the beautiful special effects and design.  It...
Contagion Review

Contagion Review

Contagion may be the best outbreak movie ever made, except for the ending.  For 75% of the movie, the story builds in a quietly insidious way.  The dialogue is clipped and revealing.  Take for instance when one of the main characters is told early on that his wife...