EFC 3.02: Get Out

Feat. The Music of Run The Jewels

“…You’ll be able to see and hear what your body is doing, but your existence will be as a passenger – An audience. You’ll live in The Sunken Place.”

Hypnosis works, boys and girls. Writer/Director, Jordan Peele, proves it with Get Out (2017), the horrifying dark comedy that is, for me, the film experience of 2017. Continue reading “EFC 3.02: Get Out”

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EFC 3.01: Annihilation

Feat. The Music of Air

“Some questions will ruin you if you are denied the answer long enough.” – Jeff VanderMeer

Synopsis: A soldier/biologist (Natalie Portman) enters a supernatural zone called, “The Shimmer,” where her husband, (Oscar Issac) and his military team went missing a year prior. Continue reading “EFC 3.01: Annihilation”

Sadness Movie Characters

Sadness – Sense of sympathy, sorrow, grief, despair. Facilitates social bonding, processes traumatic experience. Mourns the loss of relationship, life or vitality.

We can all experience Sadness. However, some characters seem to experience the emotion so routinely that it dictates their personality and behavior. While most of the actors below are crying, I don’t believe all Sadness-dominant personalities cry necessarily.  Continue reading “Sadness Movie Characters”

Dear Xbox, Please feed my imagination, not my addiction.

This September I ended a 3 year hiatus from video games when I purchased a new Xbox One. Since booting up, however, I’ve been mostly…annoyed with the new games I have played: Destiny 2, and Rise of The Tomb Raider. In both games I feel leveling-up and in-game rewards such as “loot boxes” are over-emphasized. Now it seems like experience points matter more than the actual gaming experience. Continue reading “Dear Xbox, Please feed my imagination, not my addiction.”

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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