Category Archives: Random Stuff

Is The Black Hole a Good Movie?

1979’s The Black Hole does just about everything right. It’s chock-full of great actors giving compelling performances. It has plenty of memorable scenes and imagery. John Barry’s score is hauntingly beautiful throughout. It offers several iconic robot designs. And it … Continue reading

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The Lockard Family as Movie Stars

Do you ever think about which movie stars your family members remind you of? I am the seventh of nine kids, so I got to witness a lot of personalities develop as we all grew up and started our own … Continue reading

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Does Die Hard Have a Good Soundtrack?

I love Die Hard. It’s practically flawless as an action movie. But I have to ask, does Die Hard have a good soundtrack? Is any of its music particularly memorable, melodic, or meaningful? No, it’s just kind of there. I … Continue reading

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I Love My Work

Several years ago, a friend of mine asked me how to start a blog and keep it going. I told him that he needs to love what he writes about. There’s no other way to consistently create something worth reading.

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Have You Ever Had an Idea That No One Else Has Had Before?

Have you ever had an idea that no one else has had before? An original thought that you were the first to come up with. An overlooked detail only you noticed. I ask because I recently rewatched A Beautiful Mind, … Continue reading

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I Wouldn’t Be Surprised If the Alien Symbiote Appears in the Next Spider-Man Film

The last time I made a prediction about Spider-Man, it came true in the next three films. I’m talking about when I speculated about Spider-Man finally leaving New York City on the big screen and, sure enough, he went to … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand Predicted the NPC Meme 75 Years Ago

If you’ve never heard of a real-life non-playable character (or NPC), here is a video that explains it quite well:

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