Category Archives: Movies

Afraid of the Robots

Artificial Intelligence scares me. Terrifies me. In my own human, intelligent, rational brain I know that AI means different things and has many different levels. I know, for example, that my internet search engine is a form of artificial intelligence. … Continue reading

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This is Where You Live

In the movie Hitch with Will Smith and Kevin James, Hitch, played by Will Smith, is the ‘Date Doctor,’ a man who hires himself out to help other men get dates with women, often unattainable women. Albert, played by Kevin … Continue reading

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“I’ll Be Back”: The New Classics and Cultural Literacy

The other night my family watched the original Die Hard movie. To me it feels like a classic, one of those movies that you need to know to be culturally literate. Then it struck me how much things have changed. … Continue reading

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The Shapeshifter

There are many archetypes in literature, from the Hero to the Shadow, but the one I enjoy the most in the Shapeshifter. The Shapeshifter’s job is to confuse the Hero. Think of a character of whom the Hero is uncertain … Continue reading

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