Ron Desanctimonious Sends People to the Dictionary
The issue is, frankly, many people don’t know what “sanctimonious” means.
How did the Darrell Brooks Trial Become a Circus?
Some suggest Judge Dorow knew what she was doing by allowing Darrell Brooks to do as he pleased in court. The trial itself was mystifying.
Elvis Presley’s Genius Interpretation of “Unchained Melody”
Elvis’s performance of “Unchained Melody” shows an interesting contrast between the decline of the mortal man and the still considerable power he wielded as a performer.
Critics Slammed This Marilyn Monroe Biopic
Netflix’s Blonde receives a frosty reception.
Technology Versus Reading
Savvy intellectuals read a lot online regardless, but the tactile experience of a physical book is qualitatively different.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and the Marilyn Monroe Mystique
Marilyn Monroe is veritably the prototype “dumb blonde.” As with any stereotype, there is a grain of truth.
Top Gun: Maverick Shows Changing View of Patriotism in Film
It has been taken for granted in action films such as Top Gun: Maverick that we are the good guys because we are AMERICA. Russia is bad because they are…Russia (hey, that sounds familiar).
Was the Real Howard Hughes Crazy? The Aviator vs. Howard Hughes, Part III
Howard Hughes becomes increasingly bizarre in his personal habits and his approach to his work.
Elvis in Vegas: An Artistic Resurrection, Part II
Colonel Parker is not depicted as quite as diabolical in Elvis in Vegas as he is in director Baz Luhrmann’s film Elvis.
The Aviator Film Versus the Real Howard Hughes, Part II
Pointing to his chest, Howard Hughes simply responds, “Fastest man on the planet.”