The Vigil

There are ceremonies around death in every culture that requires obligation and respect of traditions. Some may bring up past traumas, and we see this in Keith Thomas' The Vigil. Yakov (Dave Davis) is an awkward young man coping with the faith he left and something from his past that breaks his very core. He... Continue Reading →

End of the World Fun with Save Yourselves!

In act of bettering ourselves and being less self-absorbed, we become self-aware and more self-absorbed, and it’s facilitated through technology. If you’re not following me, you might get it when you watch the alien invasion comedy Save Yourselves! Su (Sunita Mani) and Jack (John Reynolds) are a millennial couple. They live in Green Point, Brooklyn... Continue Reading →

Men In Black International Keeps Things Safe

Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones were the first to make Men in Black a fun, alien-filled comedy with gags galore.  As a franchise, the stories in subsequent films gave us more of the secret agency ready to protect the universe as we know it from invading extraterrestrials vying for galaxies to intergalactic doo-dads filled... Continue Reading →

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