Defying Character Tropes Elevates STRANGER THINGS

I recently finished watched Netflix’s fantastic new show Stranger Things and even though I feel like it’s been talked to death online, I wanted to write about it. I feel like modern critical discussion comes in waves and right now the show is in the trough between the crests of extreme adulation and critical backlash. Maybe…

Hook: The Most Bangarang of Movies

Hook is fantastic. It’s a film where you can be a child and a grown-up at the same time. It’s that place between asleep and awake–that place where you still remember dreaming. It’s a reminder that even if we have to get old, we don’t have to lose our sense of wonder.