Gaming is the biggest platform in media. It makes the most money every year compared to movies, books, television, streaming services, etc. It’s only natural that VR has become a […]
The Supertoys stories raise the question of what it means to be real, or maybe it asks what it means to be human. Maybe the stories are asking both.
The phenomenon of 2001: A Space Odyssey is just that: a phenomenon of two equally marvelous men that decided to create it.
V for Vendetta is widely renowned for being the movie that embraces the concept of “anarchy.” The Guy Fawkes mask that V dons are now known as the face of […]
It’s no question that Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner from 1982 is regarded as a culturally iconic science-fiction film. It pioneered the cyberpunk genre and had that real-world, dirty griminess combined […]
This is another excerpt of highlights from the Rising Action Podcast, which I co-host alongside my good friend Josh Johnson. We get into various aspects and cultural parameters regarding Stanley […]
While The Princess Bride is a popular, family-friendly story with elements appealing to different interests, the story is exceptional because Goldman knew how to tell an interesting story not just on the page, but on the screen.
When I finished my rewatch of The Princess Bride the other night with my friend, he told me (and I may be paraphrasing) “That was good, I enjoyed that… but […]
Film genres phase in and out of relevancy. They rise and they fall. One such genre that has dissipated into lesser popularity is westerns. But are westerns dead? Have modern […]
Regardless of the kind of Western 3:10 to Yuma unfolds as, there is little doubt that the story is a Western, and I have never enjoyed Westerns. However, I thoroughly enjoyed reading the short story written by Elmore Leonard, and I know why.
King is one of the most renowned writers alive today. The Body, though, is a prime example of why Stephen King is as acclaimed as he is today: he writes about what he knows best.
If you’re familiar with Stephen King and his work, The Body and Stand By Me might seem pretty tame compared to his more, let’s call it, outlandish work. His stories […]