From The Parallax Review Vaults: The King’s Speech (2010)

The following review originally was written for The Parallax Review, a film review site of which I was the co-founder and managing editor. I have decided to collect the writings I did for The Parallax Review and preserve them here. I will be posting a few of these older pieces every week. My review of […]

Kurt Vonnegut vs. Wesley Scroggins

Let’s take a brief break from talking about movies.  This has been in the news lately and it really struck a chord for me for several reasons. On Monday, July 25, the Republic (MO) school board voted to remove two books from the high school library.  The first book, Sarah Ockler’s Twenty Boy Summer, is […]

Think of the Children!

Be forewarned, if the MPAA rated this post, it would get an R. Ah, The King’s Speech, the classy little drama about King George VI (Colin Firth) attempting to overcome a speech impediment in time to symbolically lead Great Britain during World War II (I say symbolically because the King of England hasn’t wielded any […]