The Eighth Story of Harry Potter is here! As one could expect with any fan base as large as Harry Potter, readers’ opinions are divided. Some embrace it along with the original series, while others despise it as a cheap money-grab from the publishers. So I’ll add my opinion to the mix straight away and say it was a fantastic read that kept me curious, brought out a range of emotions, and all together was a lot of fun.
I never thought of the 90s as a time for big social statements, but I was wrong. And the movies in this review are a great example of just how wrong I was.
When the villains are the heroes and Hot Topic rules the world…
“Tell me, future boy, who’s President of the United States in 1985?”
“Ronald Reagan? The actor? Then who’s vice president? Jerry Lewis?”
The 1980s are the decade I have most anticipated. I wasn’t even alive for half of the 80s but I have a sincere obsession with this decade. The best movies, music and at least the most exciting styles come from the 1980s. Sure it may only be an outsider’s perspective on the time, but I seem drawn to this strange period in America’s history.
There was a time when sepia wasn’t simply an overused Instagram filter, it was the color of life! We are moving on through the decades to the 1970’s.
I’m stepping away from our “Through the Decades” series to look at the blockbuster giant Captain America: Republicans vs Democrats. I mean Avengers 3. I mean Civil War. Does this superhero brawl live up to all the hype?
This is the start of our look at important movies through the decades that have reflected or influenced the worldviews of their time. I’ll be looking at two or three movies from the 1960s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s and 2010s. Let’s begin with 1960s