Movie Review: “The Phantom” (1996)

"And that night, in an ancient ceremony of fire and drums, the tribal shaman presented the boy with a ring of great significance. The boy understood that he was destined to avenge his father's death by fighting piracy, greed and cruelty in all their forms. When he grew to be a man, he became the … Continue reading Movie Review: “The Phantom” (1996)

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Movie Review: “Liberal Arts” (2012)

While brainstorming Christmas gift ideas for my sister, I thought of looking up films with Josh Radnor (our beloved Ted Mosby). Liberal Arts was a title that immediately caught my attention for I have a bachelor's degree in English and I'm now studying Dutch. My curiosity was further piqued after a quick Google search showed … Continue reading Movie Review: “Liberal Arts” (2012)

Reconsidering “Titanic” on Its 20th Anniversary: Why Everyone in Their Right Mind Should Love Cal Hockley

Introduction When I first saw Titanic, the love story impressed me so much that I needed almost a decade to recover from it. Before I re-watched this masterpiece, there was one thing I could perfectly remember (beside the well-known plotline, of course): that even as a child I hated Jack and liked Cal. This post … Continue reading Reconsidering “Titanic” on Its 20th Anniversary: Why Everyone in Their Right Mind Should Love Cal Hockley