It’s hard to imagine that a story about bunnies could be emotionally gripping, inspiring, and even terrifying. Yet this is absolutely the case with Richard Adams’ 1972 novel Watership Down, which was recently adapted into an animated Netflix miniseries. The story of a group of rabbits breaking away from their warren to find a new home,… Continue reading Finding Freedom From the Law in Netflix’s Watership Down
It’s easy to see how our heroes failed in Infinity War. For one, they had very little advance knowledge of their enemy. Banner’s warning to Dr. Strange and Iron Man came moments before Thanos’s henchman arrived. They are all spread out all over the world with little or no communication. Captain America and Iron Man aren’t… Continue reading What Can We Learn About Failure and Family From Avengers: Endgame?
In Suzanne Collins’s popular book and movie series, Hunger Games, we are given a gloomy picture of a future America. Some undisclosed catastrophe has transformed our once united country into Panem. Here they are divided into districts according to the goods that are produced. District 1 produces luxury items, district 2 masonry and defense, and… Continue reading An Invitation to Consider Paradox
In The Circle, a movie that considers the role of privacy and community in our technology-driven culture, Emma Watson plays a character given a great opportunity to work for an enviable, cutting-edge company. It is a dream job because working at this facility includes a huge amount of benefits, from amazing grounds and facilities to… Continue reading Circle: Community and Disclosure
Marvel’s latest movie Captain Marvel sought to unveil a new female role model--the most powerful figure in the Marvel universe. Feminists hailed this as the necessary step to validating the Marvel Universe (where the female heroes are sadly outnumbered). The movie however received mixed reviews with many being critical of what they believed to be… Continue reading Marvelous Women: What Does A Real Role Model Look Like