Month: January 2020

The Aeronauts: What the Skies Teach us about Humanity

Found: a fine specimen of historical fiction and an epic ride. It’s Director Tom Harper’s latest, The Aeronauts. Admittedly I was mostly interested in seeing Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones starring opposite one another again (after first seeing their acting chemistry in The Theory… Continue Reading “The Aeronauts: What the Skies Teach us about Humanity”

Character Quizzes and Why We Take them

Does this mean we’re all narcissistic? Maybe a little.

Sequels: when Part II just isn’t a good idea…

When does too much of a good thing become a bad thing? I mean, let’s be honest: any time you read a great book or finish a great movie, somewhere in the back of your mind you wonder if there will be more –unless,… Continue Reading “Sequels: when Part II just isn’t a good idea…”

Inception and the Impact of Emotional Memory on Personal Identity

Whether or not you buy into the theory that the entirety of the movie Inception takes place as a dream, we can all agree on one thing: the importance of emotional memory in the story. The first time I saw the film, I struggled… Continue Reading “Inception and the Impact of Emotional Memory on Personal Identity”