Not one for binge-watching, but spent all last night with “Chernobyl” for the first time… & it was dreadfully amazing.

I could probably find a better description for the HBO mini-series, but that's what's come up after I went to bed to kind of mull over my impressions of what I'd seen. As a history-buff, anything based on a true story is pretty well up for the viewing, especially if I've read up on the … Continue reading Not one for binge-watching, but spent all last night with “Chernobyl” for the first time… & it was dreadfully amazing.

Top 5 Soundtracks and/or Film Scores so good you can (almost) ignore the damn movie.

Ah, Bugs, my fave composer...hee hee (gif from Looney Tunes & Gfycat.com) I am a film-score and soundtrack nut. Easily 25% of my CD collection (yes, I still have all mine and keep burning more) is comprised of soundtracks and film scores. That number stretches to 50% if I include classical music and the film … Continue reading Top 5 Soundtracks and/or Film Scores so good you can (almost) ignore the damn movie.

Regarding the Pain of Others, by Susan Sontag

My Copy: 9780312422196 (image from amazon.com) For a thin work, it's complex as hell. Regarding the Pain of Others is a book for anybody who questions the use of photography in art or media, photography that can show cruelty and violence, and what we're supposed to take from it in our society. I've bumped into … Continue reading Regarding the Pain of Others, by Susan Sontag