A Quiet Place Part II

After multiple frustrating delays due to the pandemic, the highly anticipated sequel to A Quiet Place is finally in theaters. Only in theaters, at least for now. Day 1: The sound monsters – aliens? – arrived in the middle of Marcus Abbott’s (Noah Jupe) baseball game, and chaos ensued. Vehicles and buildings were smashed to… Continue reading A Quiet Place Part II

Safe Spaces: Jim’s Room and Lord Stafford

I recently watched Season 2, Episode 9 (“Email Surveillance”) of The Office for a second time. Basically, Michael installs software that allows him to see everyone’s email, and he’s hurt when he realizes he’s the only one Jim didn’t invite to his barbecue. So, obviously, part of the episode takes place at Jim’s house. And… Continue reading Safe Spaces: Jim’s Room and Lord Stafford

I like that you’re broken

“You feel the things most of us run away from, the things the rest of us are too bottled up to feel” Colin Firth, Arthur Newman Picture this: Colin Firth and Emily Blunt’s characters are sitting by a motel pool.  Emily Blunt’s character (Mike) is having a panic attack like you’ve never seen because she’s afraid… Continue reading I like that you’re broken

Psychology in Mary Poppins Returns

The other day, I asked my Amazon Alexa to play the Mary Poppins Returns soundtrack. I was somewhat surprised when she found it, even though I knew she’d probably be able to. Listening to the soundtrack, I fell in love with the songs even more. And I noticed some new things I didn’t pick up on while… Continue reading Psychology in Mary Poppins Returns

A Quiet Place plot hole?

For a horror movie, A Quiet Place wasn’t all that scary. I usually avoid horror movies like the plague, but Emily Blunt is my “Rachel Platten of Movies”, so I decided to give it a chance. (If you’ve read my blog at all, you already know how important Rachel Platten is to me). However, there seems to… Continue reading A Quiet Place plot hole?