What do Anthony Burgess and Stephen King have in common? Neither of them liked what Stanley Kubrick did to their stories. For anyone who has read Red Alert by Peter George and compared it to Kubrick’s Dr Strangelove: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb it’s pretty obvious that Kubrick wasn’t…
How about another essay? Here’s one of the first I wrote for Psychology 101 – one of the first of two classes I took in my second go-around.
With the FBI coming in for a lot of unwarranted flack by the recalcitrantly gullible and overtly deceitful right-wing extremists, I thought I might share this piece that I wrote for my Criminal Justice course. From my experience, the FBI is a highly efficient and professional machine. Rex supports their efforts in ensuring justice.
Whoa! It’s been almost a year since I put anything here! Studies are on hold because of Covid and other commitments. So is this journal, by the look of it, too. I think I’ll try to be more diligent. I still have a few more film reviews and essays that I could post. Here is…
Since we’re about halfway through the movie reviews, it’s time to share my mid-term paper for the film class. I think it’s one of my best.
This is an essay that I wrote for my course in criminal justice – it’s a report on a speech delivered by a guest speaker; a former secret service agent who was a friend of the instructor. I thought it might make a nice change from the movie reviews.
While discussing films with a coworker I realized that I haven’t posted anything in a while so here is another film review.
It’s the middle of the night and I can’t sleep. What is one to do? Why, post a film review, of course. It’s been a while since I posted one so read all about what I consider to be an unsung masterpiece of cinema: Martin Scorsese’s The King of Comedy.
I’ve decided to take a hiatus from classes this semester so I have a little more time to post. The fourth film we looked at was Sunset Boulevard.