Reaction to “Range 15”

To say that the writers, producers, actors, and the director of the indie movie “Range 15” know and cater to their audience is like saying that Cormac McCarthy gets a little bit dark. I’ll be honest. Unless you’ve spent time in the military, and specifically in the combat arms side of it, you won’t get…

Special Operations in Narnia: The Mission Brief

After doing my analysis of The Lord of the Rings, I decided to continue my tactical foray through the Inkling authors with another favorite series of mine, “The Chronicles of Narnia.” My favorite of these books happens to be Prince Caspian. As I thought through the plot line, I noticed similarities between the Pevensie children’s…

My Case Against ‘Die Hard’ As A Christmas Movie…

There are two types of people;  1. Those who are aware that “Die Hard”, while a great American film, is not a Christmas movie, and 2. Little babies who go poo-poo in their diapers. You know who you are. Why is Die Hard NOT a Christmas movie? After all, it takes place during a Christmas…

Of Bunnies And Men

In my tween years, which was before the term “tween” had massacred our glorious English language, I read a book by one of my favorite authors, Gary Paulson. It was entitled The Boy Who Owned The School, and it detailed the life of teenager Jacob Freisten as he simpered and wussed his way through the…

Snitches Get Stitches…

In 1995, a movie was made which portrayed the betrayal of an entire race of beings after being seduced by the false innocence of a walking, talking Trojan horse. The movie is, of course, “Babe.”    The horror… Let’s summarize this movie about treason and racial oppression. Babe the piglet is a power-grabbing monster, a…

An Educated Response to the Series Finale of “Dexter”

After an almost three year endevour, I have finally finished the entire Showtime series, “Dexter.” For those who have never seen it, the show depicts a serial killer named Dexter Morgan as he attempts to balance family, friends, and a career with his hobby of tracking down and murdering evil men living in Miami, Florida….