Defense Against The Dark Arts Professors; C’mon Man! -_-

But let me make one thing very clear. You are not going to pass off your many ineptitudes on the students of Hogwarts. I shall not permit it.Continue reading “Defense Against The Dark Arts Professors; C’mon Man! -_-“


EFC Classics: Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone (2001)

Feat. The Original Score by John Williams

“First years, this way please.”

Hello, and welcome to EFC’s: A Harry Halloween. In the previous post I told you the story of how a young, penniless single-mother overcame the odds to craft one of the most popular book series of all time. Each of J.K. Rowling’s 7 novels were subsequently adapted into movies. The first of which, Philosopher’s Stone, hit theaters in November, 2001. That movie is the subject of this present post. Stick around for the Sorting Hat Ceremony at the end to learn your house.
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EFC 2.09: Blade Runner 2049

Feat. The music of Vitaliy Zavadskyy

“We all wish it was us. That’s why we believe.”

I have developed a bad habit recently of talking about myself, rather than the movies I purport to write about on this blog. I shan’t break course in this post, as I do not yet have the strength. For now I want to tell you about my own experience watching Denis Villeneuve’s new science fiction film, Blade Runner 2049, the other night. I will be brief. And I won’t spoil anything major.  Continue reading “EFC 2.09: Blade Runner 2049”


EFC Presents: A Harry Halloween

One dreary December day in 1993, a soft-spoken young woman, and her infant daughter moved into a flat in Edinburgh, Scotland. Rummaging through her suitcase, the woman withdrew a short stack of coffee stained notebook pages, and sighed, half heart-broken, half relieved. Continue reading “EFC Presents: A Harry Halloween”


EFC Classics – Lost in Translation

Feat. The Music of Pink Floyd (In a special EFC music video!)

Halloween is three weeks away. I should be writing about horror movies. However, tonight my heart is elsewhere, in the dramedy realm of Sofia Coppola’s, Lost in Translation. Continue reading “EFC Classics – Lost in Translation”


Coming Back To Life

This band elevates my soul.



EFC 2.08 – It

Feat. The Music of Queens of The Stone Age

“You’ll float too.”

Help! Somebody save these kids! Where are the police? Continue reading “EFC 2.08 – It”


Dreams Tonight by Alvvays

“In fluorescent light, Antisocialites, watch a wilting flower.”

I heard the most beautiful song the other night. The song is called “Dreams tonight,” and it is by the Canadian indie-pop band, Alvvays, off their Sophomore album, Antisocialites, released today, September 8. Continue reading “Dreams Tonight by Alvvays”


The King of Shadows

Feat. The Music of Pink Floyd

“All that you touch, and all that you see…

If the profile pic is any indication, I have a thing for shadows. Needless to say, I am anxiously awaiting today’s Solar Eclipse, which is visible from North America, where I happen to reside. Continue reading “The King of Shadows”


EFC 2.07 – Dr. Strange

Feat. The Music of Cold War Kids, and Earth, Wind & Fire (In a Special EFC Music Video!)

“You’re a man looking at the world through a keyhole, and you’ve spent your whole life trying to widen that keyhole – to see more, to know more. And now, upon hearing that it can be widened, in ways you can’t imagine, you reject the possibility.”

The famed mythologist, Joseph Campbell, said that Step #1 in The Hero’s Journey is The Call to Adventure. The caller, of course, is The Universe, and it wants the hero to undergo a transformative experience of some kind. But the hero must pick up the phone in order for the journey to commence. Continue reading “EFC 2.07 – Dr. Strange”