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Endorsements for Boston City Council, 2017

Endorsements for Boston City Council, 2017

Following my Mayor of Boston post is the separate yet equally powerful list of endorsements for Boston City Council. Endorsements for open seats: Jack Kelly III, District 1 The first time I had the opportunist to meet Jack Kelly was during his run for At-Large City Council back in 2013. After hearing speak about his … Continue reading

On The Duchess

On The Duchess

Featuring Keira Knightley (Pirates of the Caribbean film trilogy, Pride and Prejudice), Ralph Fiennes (The Avengers, Maid in Manhattan), Hayley Atwell (Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Age of Ultron), Charlotte Rampling (London Spy), and Dominic Cooper (Mamma Mia!, Captain America: The First Avenger), The Duchess is a film based on Amanda Foreman’s biography of the 18th-century English aristocrat … Continue reading

On Stardust

On Stardust

Featuring Ian McKellen (X-Men film series, The Lord of the Rings film series, The Hobbit film series, Doctor Who‘s The Snowmen), Claire Danes (Princess Mononoke, The Hours, Terminator: Rise of the Machines), Michelle Pfeiffer (Batman Returns, Hairspray, What Lies Beneath), Peter O’Toole (Casanova), and Henry Cavill (Man of Steel), Stardust a film adaptation of the 1999 Neil Gaiman (Doctor Who‘s The Doctor’s Wife) … Continue reading

On Internet Trolls… *Sigh*

On Internet Trolls… *Sigh*

I do know a thing about internet trolling, as I have my own family to give the greatest credit for this, giving me lots of experience on the psychological factors, and understanding of it’s context. If you think they are different in person than on the internet – think again – as my experience with … Continue reading

On The Stepford Wives

On The Stepford Wives

Featuring Nicole Kidman (Batman Forever, The Hours), Matthew Broderick (Godzilla), and Christopher Walken (Batman Returns, Sleepy Hollow, Hairspray), The Stepford Wives is a science-fiction satricial film directed by Frank Oz (Follow That Bird, Little Shop of Horrors, The Muppets Take Manhattan, The Muppet Christmas Carol, In & Out). It is a remake of the 1975 film … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Charmed: Season 5

The Best and Worst of Charmed: Season 5

Season 8 Season 7 Season 6 Norman Reedus of Blade II played Nate Park, a love interest of Paige’s. The Avatars make their first appearance this season in connection with Cole Turner, having a place in the 100th episode, Centennial Charmed. Cole becomes an Avatar briefly in this episode. They would return in the seventh … Continue reading

On Terminator: Rise of the Machines

On Terminator: Rise of the Machines

Continuing from The Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgement Day is Terminator: Rise of the Machines. It is also the first Terminator film not being directed, written, or produced by James Cameron. The T-X is very clearly an Evil Demon Seductress (see Feminist Frequency‘s #4). According to the Deep Focus Review: James Cameron is some kind of … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Charmed: Season 6

The Best and Worst of Charmed: Season 6

Season 8 Season 7   One of the characters I couldn’t help but notice was Richard Montana, a love interest of Paige. His family was a feud with their neighbors, the Callaways. This bears similarity to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Richard’s struggle with magic is also similar to two different characters from others series: Willow … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Charmed: Season 7

The Best and Worst of Charmed: Season 7

Continuing from a previous post, the seventh season was my last favorite season of the show, considering, as it was the first since the fifth season that did not have a major story arc involving any of Piper’s children: Chris, or Wyatt. What a relief! Additionally, Oded Fehr of The Mummy and Resident Evil film … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Charmed: Season 8

The Best and Worst of Charmed: Season 8

Beginning with it’s fourth season, I was such a big fan of Charmed, a show which can be summed up by: Charmed is an American television series that ran for eight seasons on The WB. It was produced by Aaron Spelling and is about three sisters who are the world’s most powerful good witches, known … Continue reading