Have you ever noticed in animated kids films how they spend so much time on how it’s fine to be different and not part of the crowd? They really do a good job these days of smartly making movies where the theme is that it’s ok to be different and it’s ok to have big dreams to be anything you can be. The thing is, even though the heart is in the right place sometimes the quality of the movie isn’t. That’s what we have here this week with Turbo by David Soren from DreamWorks Animation.Continue Reading …
In this quick fast episode I go into a bit more on why I dislike the Man of Steel film and I cover the recently leaked and released Kanye West album Yeezus.
bul·ly: ? ?[bool-ee] Show IPA noun, plural bul·lies, verb, bul·lied, bul·ly·ing, adjective, interjection
A blustering, quarrelsome, overbearing person who habitually badgers and intimidates smaller or weaker people.
That is what a dictionary explanation of bully is. A bully is something we all know. It’s something that has been in pop culture since post war American and invention of TV. From Leave it to Beaver to the Gooch in Diff’rent Strokes to even Peter Parker’s school life before becoming Spider-man. It’s something that has been fed to us as part of growing up in the modern world and all you have to do is just stand up and make a show of force. Well that’s easier said than done. The film Bully by Lee Hirsch shows bullying for what it is today for most kids in America.
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