Category Archives: Film

Some more Refugee thoughts with video

I have been thinking again about the controversy in the United States around the issue of Refugees.  The United States recently hit Obama’s goal of bringing in Syrian Refugees. I wrote some thoughts on this in November last year in the … Continue reading

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Finance, Drugs, Money, New York and AIDS.

Finance, Drugs, Money, New York and AIDS. Also young man from a blue collar family background determined to make it big with his American Dream.  Only one movie: I thought Wall st. was a pretty good film.  Oliver Stone grew … Continue reading

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High School Guess Speakers

#BeSomebody Speaker Draws Controversy at Austin High School ….Happy this is being ridiculed. The guy leaves his good job implying money and a better lifestyle are evil to then raise a million dollars from venture capital to start a movement … Continue reading

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Kim Jong Film

Ok I know I am a little late on this… I guess about two months ago it was widely claimed that North Korea hacked into the computers of Sony’s film division and released thousands of sensitive documents and some unreleased … Continue reading

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Austin Texas journalism Going Down Hill

Seems to me that print journalism has been going down hill.  In particular my local Austin American Statesman paper has been on the slide.

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The Passion of Anna

The last three movies I have gone to see in a theater have all been over twenty years old.  There has not been a new release that I have been motivated to go see.  Maybe this will be a movie … Continue reading

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Hard Boiled

I have decided to go back to the Movies.  But the problem is that there is nothing new out that I have an interest in seeing.  Thankfully Austin has a film community that has interest in more than whats new so … Continue reading

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Rogan, Apatow and Hornaday

I have always been skeptical about blaming the media for violence. In fact, sometimes I think the opposite is more likely. Instead of killing people in the streets, a potential murderer can occupy themselves by watching people get killed or … Continue reading

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