Category Archives: Movies

Firsts and a Last

Fall break is coming to an end.  And while it’s been shorter than usual, it has not been without significance. Earlier in the week, I got my first professional haircut in at least six months.  I was walking by a … Continue reading

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Approaching Quarter’s End

Today I recorded my last chapel talk of the quarter.  Mind you, I hadn’t planned on it happening today.  It was lunch time when a co-worker reminded me that next week was the last week of the quarter.  That plus … Continue reading

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Clearer Vision?

It’s crazy to think that the next thing we get from the Marvel Cinematic Universe is going to be a television show.  But that’s exactly what’s about to happen if WandaVision drops before Black Widow makes it into the theaters.  … Continue reading

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A Season’s Unfinished Business

Today was the day that DC Comics and their media bosses released lots of information and clips for upcoming television and movie products (with some comics announcements, but no where near as many had hoped).  So we got teases or … Continue reading

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Thinking Abroad

Over the last few days I’ve found myself thinking a lot about the Lake District in England, mostly because I’ve found accounts on Twitter that regularly post pictures of hikes and walks that they’ve been taking.  It’s compounded, of course, … Continue reading

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Mountains Again

Appropriate for today for many reasons, I think.

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Summer’s Start

Without a new movie from Marvel to mark the occasion, the responsibility falls back to Memorial Day weekend to unofficially “kick off” the summer season.  On some level, it’s a very different Memorial Day for many, as this Frazz strip … Continue reading

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“You’re Catching It”

I’m one of many looking forward to the day that we can walk back into a movie theater and be entranced by big stories told on large screens.  One movie that could kick things off for the season is Christopher … Continue reading

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Twenty Years Later . . .

Twenty years ago, this teaser trailer was released: It is difficult to imagine a world where the finished product of Peter Jackson and friends hasn’t been realized.  How odd to have a voice-over by someone not from the movie! How … Continue reading

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Ever Onward

After a few weeks away from the movie theater, it was nice to sit back with popcorn and cola for Onward by Disney and Pixar.  I didn’t even know the movie was in the works until the first trailer dropped … Continue reading

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