True Detective, Rusty Cohle, and the use of an Extreme Character

With the recent absence of so many powerhouse shows lately I have found myself searching for that next cinematic high, and maybe even a little bit of show binge. If you are anything like me you will look for clues and signs from the film gods to guide you to your next path and cerebral…

Lone Survivor: A Sleeper Hit & the Truth About Man-to-Man Combat

When I was young, and first saw the film Saving Private Ryan, I gained a further appreciation for history, story-telling and respect for those who endured one of the most chaotic times in recent human history. Lone Survivor is an important film, one that does not glorify armed combat but rather uses realistic violence and…