2016 in retrospective: SUPERHEROES are just human after all.

It’s never easy to write about the year in retrospective. 2016 was one of the most interesting years regarding film industry and pop-culture in general. Everything is connected, and it’s impossible to analyze the year we just sent packing without mentioning two crucial political events: Brexit and Trump’s victory. Both of them were themes of…

Few words about Academy Awards.

Gathering in the Dolby Theatre is over. 88th Oscar Award Ceremony is done and dealt with, famous people ran over the red carpet, dresses and tuxedos were photographed, somebody even said a few words worth hearing, when it started. Race for the Golden Statue was over and we finally learned who has won and who…

Goodbye Sir Pratchett, thank you for all the laughs.

Few authors influenced me as Terry Pratchett did. Amazon has a commercial on my “Kindle” these days and it says: “Children exposed to reading may become CURIOUS, INDEPENDENT or even develop an IMAGINATION full of wonder. In some cases children may get lost in a book, reading quietly for hours. Do not operate heavy machinery…

Summer, poets, goodwill’s and farewells

Something is worse in the world today than it was yesterday. One more wrinkle on the face of this old planet and one less reason to laugh. There aren’t many of these left.  We all had someone to look up to in the big screen when we were children, and few were so privileged to…