Tag Archives: 1980s

Netflix Dedicated a Video to My Back to the Future Chiasmus!

It’s not every day that you can say a big name like Netflix took notice of you. Well, last Wednesday (coincidentally right after I published another Back to the Future article) Netflix posted a video on their YouTube account depicting … Continue reading

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5 Ways Marty McFly Could Get Rich Without the Sports Almanac

In Back to the Future Part II, when Doc Brown discovered that Marty McFly was going to take lucrative information about the future back to the past (in the form of a Sports Almanac), he was furious. He didn’t want … Continue reading

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Return of the Jedi Demonstrates How Loving Your Enemies Wins Over Hating Them

In Matthew 5:43-44, during the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus imparts this timeless pearl of wisdom: “Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your … Continue reading

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Movie Matchups: Star Trek V: The Final Frontier vs. Ghostbusters (1984)

I’m always on the lookout for seemingly disparate movies that have a lot in common. And I recently noticed that Star Trek V: The Final Frontier has many nearly identical setups as 1984’s Ghostbusters. I’m not saying that the makers of Star … Continue reading

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Movies About Spending Ungodly Amounts of Money

Several films have explored what might happen if people spent ungodly amounts of money. Let’s spend some time exploring their different takes on this seemingly simple concept and see if we can discover some similarities. Continue reading

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When Singers Try Their Hand at Acting (Part 2)

Last week I started talking about singers who tried and failed to have acting careers. Some failed right out of the gate while others were one-hit wonders. Now I’m going to finish where I left off and share the stories … Continue reading

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When Singers Try Their Hand at Acting (Part 1)

Singers and actors are both entertainers. They use their voices and bodies to thrill people’s ears and eyes. But not every singer is a great actor, nor is every actor a great singer. It’s tempting for singers to try to … Continue reading

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