Ray, by Albert W. Vogt III

Have you heard the rumor that Stevie Wonder can see?  There are some pretty compelling anecdotes that support this theory.  Former National Basketball Association (NBA) star Shaquille O’Neal tells the story that the Motown legend once said “What’s up Shaq?” without the supposedly blind singer knowing he was present.  There is also a video of Stevie Wonder catching… Read more “Ray, by Albert W. Vogt III”

Rosemary’s Baby, by Albert W. Vogt III

In 1966, a Time magazine cover asked the question: Is God dead?  This is briefly featured in today’s film, Rosemary’s Baby (1968).  One cannot underscore enough how much of a bellwether moment this was in American culture.  If you think times are crazy now, you should take a look at the 1960s.  If it is racial problems you want, the decade saw not… Read more “Rosemary’s Baby, by Albert W. Vogt III”

Full Metal Jacket, by Albert W. Vogt III

The only Stanley Kubrick films I reviewed are A Clockwork Orange (1971) and The Shining (1980).  If you are at all familiar with these films, you will understand the tone of most of the famous director’s work.  In short, he seems to have had a penchant for violence.  It is not the random kind, either, which in many respects is scarier.  Though I… Read more “Full Metal Jacket, by Albert W. Vogt III”