Eye on the Right: Recent Movies and TV Shows Highlights

Eye on the Right: Recent Movies and TV Shows Highlights   JOKER There has never been a superhero or supervillain movie quite like this — one with a terrifying realism! The movie tracks the main character, Arthur Fleck’s descent into the madness of the Joker, in all its beauty, depth and horror. It’s a scary […]

How the movie BladeRunner teaches us The Way Of The Dao.

How the movie BladeRunner teaches us The Way Of The Dao. Zhuangzi stories are strange and feel like reading Dr Seuss’. What is discernable in these writings is the discussions about life transformations—the differences between states of being, and the ambiguous nature of reality. One theme which has a natural counterpart in ancient western philosophy […]

The essential movies about the Crusades

The terrific film released in May 2005 to movie theatres nationwide was only a part of the great vision director Ridley Scott had for this incredible story. The director’s cut, released on DVD in 2007, presents Scott’s epic the way it was meant to be seen. Orlando Bloom stars as Balian de Ibelin, as he travels to Jerusalem during the Crusades to find himself the ultimate defender of his city and people. While some director’s cut only change a few brief moments in the film, this immensely different cut is a completely different film. It is “radically altered from the financially unsuccessful version that unspooled in theatres in the summer of 2005,” and is in every way a better movie.