Thoughts on the Naturalism of Netflix’s Spectral
Mar16

Thoughts on the Naturalism of Netflix’s Spectral

Warning, this is a spoiler-filled discussion on the movie. Spectral is a movie about U.S. military forces in a war-torn Moldova, encountering what seems at first to be a collection of hostile supernatural entities. By the end of the movie, it is discovered these entities are “unnatural,” but in the man-made sense, not in the supernatural. This reveals one of the major memes in this film and largely in the entertainment industry in...

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The Remaining: Fair Thoughts and Review
Nov13

The Remaining: Fair Thoughts and Review

This movie review was originally posted on the old Media Observers site sometime in 2014. I had it posted over on Resist Studios, but I’ve decided to put it back on Media Observers The other night while scouring through Vudu and Amazon Instant Video, an interesting movie caught my attention. Since I’ve been taking time to experience the visual representation others put into Christian stories, “The Remaining” caught my eye.  Once...

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