Movies


Examples of Media Outlets Taking Advantage of Spock’s Death on Twitter? 2

Before anything else, let me say this: I have always been a huge fan of Star Trek. I have openly proclaimed to Star Wars fans that Star Trek is superior. As a kid I would watch The Original Series in syndication and Spock was my favorite character. In the last […]


Convergence of modes – My Streaming Life 2

I first have to admit that I have spent a significant part of my life watching television and movies. It is part of who I am. Hi, my name is Kelly and I consume massive amounts of media. I have done a lot of other things in my life that […]


25+ Movies to Stream on Netflix for Halloween 7

Sorting through the categories and menus on Netflix to find that right horror movie to stream for Halloween can be a daunting task. For the last few weeks, my son and I have searched through Netflix and have come up with a list of some scary flicks not to miss. […]


Swedish Girl with a Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Why the Swedish film was better…

I caught book reviews of the Steig Larsson books a couple of years ago and it caught my interest. Then I learned of the Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara remake of the Swedish The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo film. Finally, I caught the Swedish series’ arrival on Netflix and […]


Melancholia: Depression and the End of the World

I first heard about the film Melancholia (2011) during a radio interview on NPR. It mentioned the artistically beautiful opening of the film and how it was filled with metaphor. That fact and how there was a planet called Melancholia set to crash into Earth was about all that I […]


New to Netflix Instant Play: Fat Man & Little Boy

Named for the two Atomic Bombs that ended World War II, Fat Man and Little Boy (1989) tells the story of J.Robert Oppenheimer and the fellow scientists who worked on creating these devices. The story of their second-thoughts on the project and the struggles with General Groves round out the […]


Goodbye Android Market, Hello Google Play! 2

Google hasn’t just rebranded the Android Market now as Google Play, it has upped its game on the media consumption field. Much like what Apple has done with the iStore or what the relationship is for Kindle and Amazon, Google Play serves as the central source source for applications, music, […]