Category: big screen, little screen, ipod

Obasuteyama

It’s never easy to become old. Whether one is looking for a job at Walmart to supplement social security in the USA or attempting to define one’s self within a new social context in another society, the process of aging is one that comes with a slew of changes,...

Film Review: The Family Game (Kazoku Geemu)

Shattering the Rules: Deconstructing the The Family Game (Kazoku Geemu) The Family Game (Kazoku Geemu), a film by Yoshimitsu Morita, is, on the surface, the story of a contemporary Japanese family who hires a tutor to help the youngest son raise his grades so that he can get into...

Off the Rails

This is probably about what my future looks like....

Pan and Nymphs

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Lost in Transmediality: Architecting Contingency in TV's Lost

Lost , a show its producers once described as Survivor meets The X-Files premiered as a new series in 2004 on ABC television. In 2009, Lost will begin its fifth season. Lost will only run for six seasons. This is the amount of time the producers say they needed...

Kangaroos and Pirates

For today’s great movie quiz, what film is this still from? (answer is at the bottom of this post) It turns out that we are more closely related to kangaroos than you might think. “There are a few differences, we have a few more of this, a few less...

Little XXX House on the Prairie

I love this, just because I grew up watching Little House. I even had chickens named after the characters. HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finland has rated the DVD release of the much-loved children’s television series “Little House on the Prairie” suitable for adult viewing only. To save money, Universal Pictures...

Virtual Stocks, Virtual Murder, and Radio Raheem

For the first time since 2003 when I stopped being a stock broker, my virtual portfolio has gone into the red. Until a month ago I was continuously up more than $5000 on a virtual $20000 portfolio based on the stocks that I sold to my clients. Hopefully, someone...