Monthly Archives August 2021

Skyfire

Skyfire Michael says, Volcano goes boom. A lightly buttered popcorn film that loses a little of the silliness factor when you read the disaster movie’s predominately Mandarin Chinese dialog as subtitles. I waited patiently for the guy on a jet ski to get hit with volcanic debris and wasn’t disappointed.
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Hades

Hades Maddy says, Hades is one of my favorite games. First off, the gameplay structure is fantastic. You start each run in the House of Hades where you get to meet all kinds of interesting characters from the underworld in Greek mythology.
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Hidden Valley Road

Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family Kolker Erin says, An insightful book on the history of the science and treatment of mental illness,  specifically schizophrenia. This family had 12 children born between 1945-1965 and 6 of them eventually were diagnosed with schizophrenia. The study of this family has been integral to the ongoing research of this disorder and this book is a fascinating read.
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Late Spring

Late Spring Ben says, Among Japanese director Yasujirō Ozu’s most beloved works is this moving portrait of an aging father and his adult daughter. Starring Ozu regulars Setsuko Hara and Chishū Ryū, Late Spring finds the director exploring generational conflict with characteristic grace and his distinctive visual grammar. In Japanese with English subtitles.
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