The Earth Didn’t Stand for the Master: Two Unique Stories with Shared Elements (Farewell to the Master and The Day the Earth Stood Still)

(This critique was originally written for course credit at Western Connecticut State university and the format reflects that. However, it is my expectation that the subjects and content appeal to readers of this blog, so here it is! Thank you to Dr. Oscar De Los Santos for your guidance.) Harry Bates’s 1940 short story Farewell […]

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Movies Watched: July Update

Fahrenheit 451 – One problem of reading a book and then watching the movie shortly thereafter is that it’s hard to get that nagging feeling of what the movie “should” look like out of your head. This would have looked so incredible as an ‘80s movie and I’d really like to see a modern take […]

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Rogue One: Then Versus Now

As with any Star Wars subject, one of the most important things I had to do while watching Rogue One was to separate what I know from what is now true; separate the Legends continuity from that of the Reboot. While The Force Awakens stripped away a lot of content that always would have been […]

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