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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 […]

Swedish Girl with a Dragon Tattoo

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 […]


Let Me In to expire from Netflix streaming

I don’t watch too many movies on Netflix more than once – This was an exception! I enjoy watching movies after the buzz has died down because it leaves me with the greatest surprise. I knew this was some horror film of sorts and never saw the original film. I […]


Prince of Persia: Sands of Time to drop off of Netflix Instant Watch

OK, so this isn’t the greatest movie ever, and it sat in my Netflix queue for a while before I watched it. But, I would have to admit that Prince of Persia: Sands of Time provided for some decent entertainment and was better than other random things I have watched on […]


Netflix to drop Star Trek (2009) off its Instant Watch list

Catch the most recent reboot of the Star Trek universe before it’s too late! The film is set to expire from Netflix on February 15. This latest installment includes Chris Pine as Capt. James T. Kirk and Zacahry Quinto as Spock. Star Trek follows the early days of the crew from […]


Alex DeLarge from A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange: The Evolution of Alex DeLarge

After reading A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess and watching the Stanley Kubrick film again on Netflix, I decided to put some thought into what has happened to our friend and humble narrator. I’ll look at elements from both the book and film to describe Alex’s transition.