Tag: movies

  • J.R.R. Tolkien, “The Fellowship of the Ring”

    “I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” J.R.R. Tolkien, “The Fellowship […]

  • My darling girl, when are you going to realize that being normal is not necessarily a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage. Aunt Francis, “Practical Magic”

  • Star Wars: Episode VII

    This still brings happy tears to my eyes.

  • Don’t Look Up

    Don’t Look Up

    Lots of my online friends enjoyed this movie and are raving about how good it is. I did not enjoy it. Warning: I can find no way to talk about why you shouldn’t watch this movie without revealing a few spoilers.

  • Dune

    Dune

    This movie was amazing! Watched on HBO. I’m pretty familiar with the story, but I greatly appreciated subtitles.

  • Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

    “The staff was to be 6 kadam high (about 72 inches). Then, subtract 1 kadam to honor the Hebrew God.” That makes the staff about 60 inches tall, about 5 feet. So, is Indiana Jones like 4 feet tall?