Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Subtle Abuse of Expectations

The worst thing you can do to another is leave your expectations of them unspoken. Assuming someone wants to try to do right by you, not telling them what they need to do and then punishing them when your expectations … Continue reading

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Review of “Sicario”

* *  C Sicario is a crime drama about the war on drugs on the USA/Mexico border. It is the story of FBI agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) who, after a bomb kills two of her team during a raid … Continue reading

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Review of “Midnight Special”

* D Special is not a word that should be associated with this film. Midnight is rather apt, because long swaths of footage were so dark that I could not make out a thing on screen. In addition to being … Continue reading

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Review of “Stranger Things” (season 1)

* * * * A Stranger Things, an eight hour series on Netflix, is a great piece of horror, reminiscent of Steven King’s “Firestarter” and the novels of HP Lovecraft. Set in the 1970’s in a small town, it tells … Continue reading

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The Secret Book of John: Adam’s Awakening

Previous Chapter: The Creation of Adam Among the ancient Gnostic manuscripts rediscovered in modern times, the Secret Book of John is one of the most important. It a sacred reservoir of Gnostic myth and revelation.  It breathes with the life … Continue reading

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Review of “Vigilante Diaries”

 * D A low rent action flick, “Vigilante Diaries” has little to recommend it. The writing is incoherent, and the cinematography tries to be cool but comes off amateurish. Fight choreography is patchy, hindered by the poor skills of Paul … Continue reading

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The Secret Book of John: The Creation of Adam

Previous Chapter: Sophia’s Repentence Among the ancient Gnostic manuscripts rediscovered in modern times, the Secret Book of John is one of the most important. It a sacred reservoir of Gnostic myth and revelation.  It breathes with the life of vision … Continue reading

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