Film Review — Wakanda Forever & the 6 Stages of Grief

Even if you're not a follower of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movie franchise, you'll probably have heard of the passing of one of its leads and how it plunged fans everywhere into shock and grief. The actor Chadwick Boseman, who played the title role in The Black Panther (2018), tragically passed away in 2020 … Continue reading Film Review — Wakanda Forever & the 6 Stages of Grief

Film Review — Father Stu proves true miracles reside in daily mundanity

Been a while since I did a film review. And with so many films to pick from, I'm actually not sure why I've chosen this one. Might have something to do with the fact it's based on a true story. One with a heavy religious slant just right for the coming Yuletide holidays. Or maybe … Continue reading Film Review — Father Stu proves true miracles reside in daily mundanity

Film Review: “St Elmo’s Fire” (and the Brat Pack)

I best come clean. This won't be a film review like those I've previously done. Most definitely it will not even look like a conventional film review like you will get if you read, say The New York Times or The Guardian. It's just that after more than three decades, I've finally caught up this … Continue reading Film Review: “St Elmo’s Fire” (and the Brat Pack)

Film reviews — a way to shape the writing craft (Part 2)

You're back! Great. Thanks for returning to the second part of this mini-series on film reviews. (If you're new here though, you might want to read Part 1 first) Last week I stated that the act of writing film reviews can be an excellent training ground for aspiring writers to hone their writing craft for … Continue reading Film reviews — a way to shape the writing craft (Part 2)