Religion And Books – The Connection

Reading a book can be likened to a spiritual experience and for good reason, because the images that we choose to associate with a brilliant text can stay in our minds forever. The moment when the book’s plot and sub-plot come together it is an enlightening experience for us. It is very sad when we … Continue reading Religion And Books – The Connection

Being Human – A Superb Tale of a Vampire, a Werewolf and a Ghost

It’s not every day that I’m introduced to a tv show and find myself dropping almost everything just to keep watching. It’s one of those moments that are few and far in-between, where someone recommends something and I give it a try, only to find out it isn’t as good as I was led to … Continue reading Being Human – A Superb Tale of a Vampire, a Werewolf and a Ghost

Why Don’t People Watch More World Cinema?

Image via screen capture – clip from ‘Le Fabuleux Destin D’Amelie Poulain’ It is a sad notion to think that our cinematic world is guarded by a big white sign on a big green hill; must we fall on bended knee at every new rom-com featuring Matthew McConaughey? Is there anything else out there? How … Continue reading Why Don’t People Watch More World Cinema?

Great Franchises That Need to be Made Into Blockbusters

With the success of Transformers that surprised many people, and the previous acclaim of the Pirates of the Caribbean story, it seems safe to say that almost any franchise can be turned into a successful series of films – even if that franchise is based on children’s toys or a ride at a theme park. … Continue reading Great Franchises That Need to be Made Into Blockbusters

8 Movie Villains Who Were Awesome Negotiators (But Still Lost The Battle)!

Villains are the movie characters we love to hate, but they wouldn’t be very good at their job if they were easy to catch. The best movie villains are also charismatic, strangely likeable and highly skilled negotiators. They may always lose out in the end but the most captivating villains manage to put on an … Continue reading 8 Movie Villains Who Were Awesome Negotiators (But Still Lost The Battle)!