Reflections

Half-Blood Prince: Double the Wait, Double the Profit

Was Half-Blood Prince worth twice as long the wait? Well, to Warner Brothers it most certainly was, as it raked in nearly $20 million with just the first midnight show alone (late Tuesday-early Wednesday morning release), which no other movie has ever achieved, according to MTV. Sure, the franchise has always been successful, but this… Continue reading Half-Blood Prince: Double the Wait, Double the Profit

Reflections

Slumdog Millionaire not one in a million

Four Golden Globe awards, a sweep at the Screen Actors Guild Awards and 10 Oscar nominations....that was it -- I couldn’t handle the suspense any longer. I had to find out for myself just what the hullabaloo was all about. My verdict: average.The rags to riches fairy tale is one that I’ve seen time and… Continue reading Slumdog Millionaire not one in a million

Reflections

Why We Can “Seriously” Believe the Night is Darkest Just Before the Dawn

When I walked into work “the morning after,” still shell-shocked by the sheer brilliance of what has become the year’s biggest Blockbuster hit (banking $66.4 million opening day,) a co-worker brought me back to earth saying he could go on for hours about the Christian references in The Dark Knight. No shit, Sherlock. In fact,… Continue reading Why We Can “Seriously” Believe the Night is Darkest Just Before the Dawn