Review of “Kingsman: The Secret Service” (2014)

This was last week’s Saturday pizza and bad movie offering, a flick based on a comic book series. It is an odd mixture of dark comedy and silliness. At its base, however, it is a surreal bloodfest that rivals many war/zombie apocalypse movies but ultimately appeals to idealism, patriotism, and egalitarianism. Plot: In 1997 somewhereContinue reading “Review of “Kingsman: The Secret Service” (2014)”

Review of “Snowfall” by Richard Bertram Peterson

Plot: A young child presses her face against the window and sees it’s snowing outside. Snow at Christmas! Excited, she jumps up and down and screams with excitement. Her mother joins her and looks out at the snow. A small tree stands in the corner of the room. “Mommy! Can I go out and playContinue reading “Review of “Snowfall” by Richard Bertram Peterson”

Review of “Three Reasons Why Your Experimental Planet Needs Humans” by Intisar Khanani

This story reads like advertising copy for those seeking to buy their own play planet. It’s unlikely the owners will visit the planet but will observe the doings on it, like a kid with an ant farm. The reader can conclude the creatures who would invest in such projects are not afraid to spend moneyContinue reading “Review of “Three Reasons Why Your Experimental Planet Needs Humans” by Intisar Khanani”