Terminate With Extreme Prejudice: Apocalypse Now Breakdown, Part 2

This is Part 2 of an ongoing analysis of Apocalypse Now. I'll periodically discuss characters and scenes from this masterpiece. If you have not seen Apocalypse Now, do yourself a favor and watch it ASAP. "Every man has his breaking point. You and I have them. Walt Kurtz has reached his." Captain Benjamin Willard needed a mission. He believes that his sins granted the US Army the immanent right to … Continue reading Terminate With Extreme Prejudice: Apocalypse Now Breakdown, Part 2

In Defense of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Warning: SPOILERS ahead (obviously) I love Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Most people don't. In fact, the majority of folks seem to loath this film, to the point where they think I'm insane for remotely enjoying it. But I think a lot of the hatred for this movie is unwarranted. No … Continue reading In Defense of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Still Only In Saigon: Apocalypse Now Breakdown, Part 1

This is Part 1 of an ongoing analysis of Apocalypse Now. I'll periodically discuss characters and scenes from this masterpiece. If you have not seen Apocalypse Now, do yourself a favor and watch it ASAP. "Every minute I stay in this room I get weaker. And every minute Charlie squats in the bush he gets … Continue reading Still Only In Saigon: Apocalypse Now Breakdown, Part 1

Disney Should Pay Attention to Vader: Shards of the Past

One year. That's how long the fury over Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been going on for. Frankly I'm not surprised; in the internet age, its now easier than ever to complain ad nausea about movies, and YouTube is filled with such critiques over Episode 8. I'm not saying they aren't warranted. Honestly, I … Continue reading Disney Should Pay Attention to Vader: Shards of the Past