. George Lucas struggled for 23 years to make the movie “Red Tails.” The film is inspired by the true story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African American military aviators to see combat, during World War II. The film is patriotic, inspirational, and action-packed. It stars Terrence Howard and Cuba Gooding, Jr.Why? Because it features […]Read More Go See ‘Red Tails’ This Weekend!
Well, I knew attempting to read the entire Harry Potter series in one month was a bit ambitious. (And why did I pick the shortest month of the year?) I only made it through 4½ of the 7 books. I’ll need to start March’s book club selection, Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club, soon. But I’m […]Read More BOOK CLUB: Harry Potter Series
Recently my friend Tracy posted on Facebook that she had just watched one of the worst movies she had ever seen. (The Legend of Tillamook’s Gold, if you’re curious.) I began to ponder: What’s the worst movie I’ve ever seen? I decided not to consider movies that everyone agrees are bad. I would only select […]Read More What’s the Worst Movie You’ve Ever Seen?
This post is fifth in a series on my lingering thoughts on the finale of the TV show LOST. If you looked carefully at the World Religions Chart in my last post, you might have noticed this: Each religion has their own take on what humans must do to achieve happiness and fulfillment in the […]Read More Reflections on LOST: Karma and Grace
This post is fourth in a series on my lingering thoughts on the finale of the TV show LOST. In my last post I posed the question: Does each religion simply reflect a different facet of the same truth? Are all the world’s religions right? This seemed to be the view taken by LOST. And […]Read More Reflections on LOST: Comparative Religions
This post is third in a series on my lingering thoughts about the series finale of the TV show LOST. One thing I loved about LOST is that the producers were not afraid to take on Life’s Big Questions: Why am I here? Is there a larger purpose to life? Or is “this” all there […]Read More Reflections on LOST: The Stained Glass Window
This post is second in a series on my lingering thoughts about the series finale of the TV show LOST. Did you catch the Jimmy Kimmel Live! show following the LOST series finale, called “Aloha To Lost?” If you missed it that night, you can watch it online here. It was actually quite insightful, and very […]Read More Reflections on LOST: Jesus and Jimmy Kimmel