Whereas the majority of the men initially find the defendant unquestionably guilty, as they speculate more deeply about the case, we see the effects of prejudice and conformity upon human behavior unravel amongst the group. Thus, the film’s fixation on how individuals think and formulate opinions allows us to observe how cascades are used as a mechanism to influence others upon what they deem to be the truth.
This is a story that follows a man whose emotional and physical freedom is anchored at the bottom of an ocean and who must find air beneath the surface; that acts as a portrayal of deprivation turned into a celebration of the richness of a medical recovery experience; that finds freedom in confinement. As a tribute to his life, this film will give you an unforgettable experience of seeing life, tragedy, and triumph through Bauby's eyes.
It is rare to see fantasy and reality intersect, much less coincide, but Damien himself has defied rarity, giving his dream musical homage to the ones who dream - a hopeful melody that can be heard if one stops and listens closely enough.
Online time is progressively growing into a norm/default, rendering offline spaces as increasingly unusual. As inhabitants of a world that is permanently online and permanently connected, we have to make a more salient effort to be alive - to navigate both reception and communication with equivalent skill, and to use digital social spaces to leverage our time, enrich our relationships, and make worthwhile the brevity of human life.
Warning: SPOILERS // Jordan Peele makes his directing debut with Get Out, a film that is tailored for America's current political and social climate. It is a calculated riff on dark comedy, a psychological thriller, and a social drama. Above all, it makes known the horror beneath the smile of 21st century liberalism.
This is just a glimpse into my perspective on what life was like growing up with the Palmdale house. It is not hard to tell that many things have stayed constant within the Liu family amidst years of change: love, togetherness, strength, and food...
"We love our children and our grandchildren - always encouraging them to study and work hard, to be independent, to be kind, and to be generous to others...to do their best no matter what they do and be mindful to prepare for the worst. Gold and silver are not reliable wealth, but what is reliable and fundamental is to be a moral person with credit, wisdom, and skills."
Arts and activism work best hand-in-hand. Healthy dispositions of the arts, scientific progress, the education system, and environmental consciousness are all signs of national strength - not just towers, walls, and military prowess.
Ready to dive headfirst into authentic Hawaiian food?Big Kahuna's strong fixation on quality, authenticity, and flavor is reflected in its Hawaiian poke, making it a wonderful spot to frequent if you are wanting to get a true taste of Hawaii at an affordable price.
It made me consider the ability of music to touch a human soul in a way that pharmaceutical convention cannot always accomplish - the ability to reach into the pockets of people's minds and pull out a memory or a feeling and say, "This is a part of you."
Although Asian Americans are one of the nation's fastest growing demographics, their presence in film remains small. Due to Western society's habitual resistance against letting minorities take the "lead role," the underrepresentation of Asian Americans and other minority groups in forms of media is not a new nor a surprising concept.
"I loved something I made up...I made a pretty suit of clothes and fell in love with it. And when Ashley came along, so handsome, so different, I put that suit on him and made him wear it whether it fitted him or not. And I wouldn't see what he really was. I kept on loving the pretty clothes - and not him at all."
A meal at Emmer & Rye is a haven for the food enthusiast. With a menu that is innovated on the daily and with a passion for maximizing local ingredients, this small tapas restaurant's prowess for capturing the summit of flavor and customer service is unrivaled.