Expanding the limits of Stand-up Comedy

A medium is the means by which you achieve your artistic goal. Whether it is paint or a musical instrument, there is a resource that we must work from. Sometimes we perceive ingenuity in art as a blending of different mediums; mixed medium being the term that is thrown around most often, or in the context of film, cross-genre. In the pursuit of ingenuity we may … Continue reading Expanding the limits of Stand-up Comedy

Jack of Some Trades: Master of None (2015)

Netflix has proven to be well rounded with the shows they produce. From House of Cards (2013) to Bojack Horseman (2014) programs that bomb are few and in between, and earlier this month the release of Master of None (2015) certainly proved to not a bomb. The show is charming and I breezed through the ten episodes in only a few days. However… despite the evident … Continue reading Jack of Some Trades: Master of None (2015)

The Start of Self-Identification with the ‘End of the Tour’

It was the nicest theatre I had ever been in and quite possibly the nearest I had ever been on the cusp of cool by societal standards; attending a biopic about a deceased contemporary author. 100 plus seating; just shy of 10 people were actually present. There is something about attending a mostly vacant screening on a weekend that tells you that what you are … Continue reading The Start of Self-Identification with the ‘End of the Tour’

Oldboy: The Death of Glorified Revenge and the Rise of South Korean Cinema

A new film wave has begun, its home is found in Hangnuk, and Oldboy (2003) is its poster child. The movement that I am referring to has existed for over a decade, however with the advent of Netflix America can now realize this testament to the world of film.  I referred to Oldboy (2003) as the poster child of this movement not because it received … Continue reading Oldboy: The Death of Glorified Revenge and the Rise of South Korean Cinema