What Martin Scorsese Got Right and What He Missed:

Martin Scorsese directs a film from behind the camera

In a November 4, 2019 Op-Ed piece in the New York Times, film director Martin Scorsese further explained his position that Marvel (and other) superhero movies are not ‘cinema’. Instead, he likened them to theme park rides. This is not a new debate, as there has always been a split between ‘movies’ and ‘film’. Movies … Read more

A Return to Zero

Zed. Zilch. Nada. Nothing.  That may not sound like much, but sometimes it’s the best outcome and highest goal you can achieve.  For instance, I love doing the dishes, washing and drying them by hand, several times a day for a household of six people. That’s a lot of dirty dishes, but when asked why … Read more

The Wonder Woman Archetype: Revealing the Power Within

Comic book superheroes seem to be popular recently, to make an understatement. Clearly, we spend a lot of money on movies, merchandise and spin-offs. But why? What is it about these super-powered caped crusaders and mysterious masked marvels that resonates so deeply within each of us? Maybe it’s the desire to be stronger and greater than we are, … Read more