It’s The Red, White, & Blue, Charlie Brown

  By G. P. Avants   Charlie Brown & Linus are in school. The teacher, Ms. Othmar, asks students to stand for the flag salute. A number of  students won’t. Linus feels compelled the  give his class a little American history.   Ms. Othmar: Waa, waaaa, Waa, wa. Waaaaa. (There is a rustle in the…

The Lost (& Found) in Space

    By G.P. Avants   Have you ever felt like you are all alone in cosmos? The concept is called “cosmic loneliness”. Some in a crowded room or a huge noisy family, have actually experienced isolation or not feeling like they connect with anyone. In whatever space you are, you have feel lost, alone,…

Miles of Great Expectations

  By G.P. Avants Sitting back in the theater I wasn’t sure what to expect from Sony’s Spiderman into the Spiderverse. It looked great from the outside, but it was a whole different experience once the lights went out. I knew something original and unique was about to transpire when everything about the opening credits…

An, Oh Too Silent Night

Hello Neeks! We have a special entry this week. Lisa Le Master is a fellow writer who wanted to share a special holiday movie she wanted to discuss. I hope you like her take on the new Grinch movie starring  Benedict Cumberbatch. Thanks. Lisa for your thoughts on this classic Christmas retelling.  Merry Christmas  …

Not So Simply Incredible

  By G.P. Avants   When we last left Mr. &Mrs. Incredible (5 minutes in their world, but 14 years in the non-animated world) they were coming out of the shadows and bringing “supers” back into the light. For almost two decades being known as a super hero was against the law. So, stepping in the…

Do You Dream of a Jurassic World, Too?

  By G.P.Avants   There is a constant rumble in the air. Isla Nublar, the last residences of modern dinos, are once more on the verge of extinction…again. There is a great debate going on whether the residents of Jurassic World should be saved or by an act of God face their long awaited fate….