Should My Child Learn to Play the Guitar?

Research studies exist for almost everything out there and, in many cases, the results of these studies conflict with each other. But there is one area of research which consistently shows positive results. Countless studies show that learning to play an instrument and involvement in music programs has enormous potential for positive effects on a person’s life.

What I Loved About Harry Potter

Magic. I have been dreaming of it since I began reading fantasy stories. Frankly, magic in the Harry Potter could have been utilized more efficiently in the movie “the lord of the Rings”. Whether it is a usual magic such as self washing cutlery or some serious stuff which can immediately separate you from your want, it just fits my imagination, like as you saw in Dungeons and Dragons.

The Magic of an Animated World in Disney Movies

Walt Disney has been instrumental in making many myriad movies, yet it has achieved more fame for its animated movies. It started the animation journey with the movie “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” way back in the cool winter of 1937.

You Can Have Fun With Children’s Movies

From the time, when animated and non animated kids movies came on the scene, the World has been busy innovating something new for the kids. They are Japanese, many of them Chinese and some cartoon like Scooby Doo, Barbie and Mickey Mouse.

Twilight – An Old Wine in New Bottle

The concept of Dracula or vampire is as old as humankind. Human has not always been haunted but also attracted towards Dracula, vampire, UFO’s déjà woo or demons etc.

A Review of the Movie Children of Men

Children of Men is a futuristic story set in a world where mankind can no longer procreate and has been unable to do so for 18 years. With less than 100 years until the species is extinct the world, except for Britain, has crumbled. The future imagined in Children of Men is even more an extension of our own present and as a result it expresses our present much more vibrantly.

Tom and Jerry the Granddaddy of Kids Cartoon Movies

Everyone has their own favorite animated cartoon movie or television show; in fact cartoons are now a big part of a child’s early years and not to mention entertaining to adults as well. If you were young in the 60’s, 70’s or 80’s then you’ll have been lucky enough to have enjoyed the original hand drawn animated classics, like the Flintstones, The Jetsons or one of the most popular and longest running, Tom and Jerry.

The Future of the Internet and Television

The future of television and the Internet are intrinsically connected. More and more people are already resorting to the Internet for their content. Just take the inauguration of President Barack Obama as a fairly recent example.

Review of the Movie Halloween

Movie goers enter a theater, most likely they know what they can expect from the film they are about to see. This is possible because films are put into categories or genres and viewers, knowledgeable of each genre and it’s conventions, can deduce certain things about the movie they are about to see. For instance, a Film Noir will feature a femme fatale, a hero who is not fully on the side of the law, and perhaps even a down ending.

A Review of the Movie Breathless

Jean Luc Godard’s film, Breathless challenges the idea of unity that Classical Hollywood films follow. That is to say that there needs to be a direct correlation between cause and effect. If something isn’t used to elucidate the characters or move the action along then it is usually deemed useless.

Review of the Movie Hero

Since Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee, 2000) there have been many highly stylized, fantastical martial arts films to be shown to wide audiences in America. Hero (Zhang Yimou, 2002) which is a poetic, visual triumph may be a difficult film to analyze from a western point of view. It deals very heavy with Chinese emotions, but it also takes place in ancient china, therefore ideals and emotions may be more difficult for Americans to understand.

Choosing a Horror Movie to Watch

Horror movies nowadays are beginning to lack originality, having exhausted the best ideas during our parents’ time. Yet, there are some movies that are still able to keep us in suspense and awe, making us thirsting for more.