One of the first items I remember learning as a communication major was the concept of a red herring fallacy. Basically, this is when someone uses a deliberate distraction to keep the eyes off of the true issue at hand. Though I wasn’t quizzed on the meaning of red herring until this point in my […]Read More Catching Up With the Symbolism in “Scream”
Bringing a film to life is a lot like the dichotomies of the right and left side of the brain. The right side is more creative and artistic while the left side is more logical. When creating a movie, you have the right side which entails the inspiration and vision for the film, while the […]Read More Catching Up With “How Jack Became Black”
It’s been exactly 14 years since we said goodbye to our friends: Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, and Chandler. Of course, thanks to syndication (and Netflix) it wasn’t a forever farewell. You can’t go a day without finding a rerun somewhere on cable, and the show is still winning over the hearts of fans old and […]Read More Catching Up With “Friends” Trivia: 14 Years After the Finale
Last year, I challenged myself to watch 50 new (to me) movies within a year’s timespan. I was honestly surprised at the fact that I accomplished this goal, seeing as I have a tendency to re-watch the same things over and over. So, I figured if I could do 50, why not up the ante […]Read More Catching Up With Cinema: 100 Movies in 365 Days
If you ask me, Carrie (1976) is one of the greatest films of all time. I have fond memories of watching the VHS over and over again with my best friend, Maddie. In fact, we used to watch it so much that we both knew every single line from the movie. We’ve since gotten a […]Read More Catching Up With ‘Carrie’: “They’re all gonna laugh at you!” Or, are they?
By now, you may have an inkling that I’m a fan of film and television. This fan-dimonium is always exacerbated when I have the opportunity to visit Los Angeles, which is basically the holy grail of entertainment. I’ve been there a total of five times since 2011 and love it more each time I go. […]Read More Catching Up at Warner Bros. Studios: the Happiest Place on Earth