Category Archives: Response to movie

Deus Ex Machina In The Maze

The following is in response to The Maze Runner series (excluding the prequels) by James Dashner. Having seen the film based on the first book of this series in 2014, I was excited to finally get a chance to dig … Continue reading

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Tyler Durden

The following is in response to the book Fight Club, by Chuck Palahniuk. The fourteenth book that I read this year was the raunchy, nerve-rattling tale of an unamed protagonist and his friend Tyler Durden. This was one of those … Continue reading

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Back In The (Dead) Zone

The following is in response to The Dead Zone, a book by Stephen King. I started this year off right with a reading challenge on Goodreads.com and I set my bar at twenty books. That might sound kind of low … Continue reading

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Misery

I began reading this Stephen King novel last July when I was returning from a trip to Colorado. I had no idea at the time that his character Paul Sheldon was just on his way to Colorado; he had finished a book, destroying the … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby

The following is in response to The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. While you’re already bringing in the new year and thinking about past, let’s talk about time. For character Jay Gatsby, time is something to become enamored with, … Continue reading

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Captain Abu Raed

Captain Abu Raed is a gem of a film for the nation of Jordan! The film is about what it means to truley be generous. Abu Raed, a janitor at the airport in Amman, is still mourning the death of … Continue reading

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Amreeka

I walked in the theater for the showing of Amreeka a few minutes late but I didn’t miss any of the story. I have not read a lot about anti-Palestinian sentiment of American’s, but I feel that the movie did … Continue reading

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