Watching a good Ghibli movie is like getting hit by a train. Watching The Wind Rises is like falling into a sad and very beautiful dream. The Wind Rises is a semi-autobiographical movie about Jiro Hiroshiki, an engineer who made airplanes--specifically, the airplanes used to bomb Pearl Harbor and begin Japan's chapter in World War Two. The most… Continue reading The Wind Rises: Dreams
I built this article on one idea: Life isn't what we see, but also what we don't see. This morning I've been researching New York's third trimester abortion law. I looked at the bill. I could not believe my eyes. ""Person" refers to the victim of homicide who has been born and is alive." You mean… Continue reading becoming human.
The story of how I saw the Last Jedi is a long and interesting one. Since this is a review on the actual movie as requested by my friend Windy, I’ll keep the details to a minimum, so I will say it involved large Egyptian style movie theaters and calling to make sure I didn’t… Continue reading The Last Jedi–Review
After I I'm Not Ashamed, I was in a daze, trying to figure out how much of what I'd seen actually happened. In case you're in the same situation, I did some research to answer the most common questions...