Nate and Hayes (1983) Dir. by Ferdinand Fairfax Starring Tommy Lee Jones, Michael O’Keefe and Max Phipps Plot Nate Williamson, a young Christian missionary, is traveling with his fiancée Sophie to his new post in the South Pacific. When the mission is attacked by slavers and Sophie kidnapped, Nate teams up with the ship captain … Continue reading Nate and Hayes
The Lion King (1994) Directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff Synopsis Simba is the young son of Mufasa, the lion ruler of the Pride Lands in Africa. While Mufasa attempts to teach his son how to be a wise and just king, his brother Scar plots to murder Simba so that he can assume … Continue reading The Lion King
Bloodsport (1986) Dir. by Newt Arnold Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb and Bolo Yeung Plot Captain Frank Dux goes AWOL from the U.S. Army to represent his ailing martial arts instructor at the Kumite, an invitation-only underground fighting tournament held in Hong Kong. There he befriends both a fellow competitor and an American reporter attempting to … Continue reading Bloodsport
Aladdin (1992) Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements Synopsis Jafar, the evil Grand Vizier for the Sultan of Agrabah, has spent years searching for the fabled Cave of Wonders. However, upon finally obtaining his goal, he discovers that only a special person, the “diamond in the rough”, is permitted to enter safely. That person … Continue reading Aladdin
I didn't intend to take an entire month off from posting, but here we are. I mostly blame the release of two long-awaited (for me, at least) pieces of media on back-to-back weeks: Brandon Sanderson's book Rhythm of War, which clocked in at 1200 pages; and Shadowlands, the new World of Warcraft expansion, which got … Continue reading I’m Still Alive!