Category Archives: Media Reviews

Interview: Filmmaker Doug Gritzmacher of ‘Soldiers of Paint’

The paintball documentary film Soldiers of Paint is a 97-minute paintball documentary re-enacts the historic World War II Normandy Invasion, but instead of bullets, it’s paintball, and instead of the French coast, it’s Oklahoma. Staged on a 700-acre battlefield, the organizers and managers always … Continue reading

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Bob Hope Salutes the Troops

The Bob Hope Salutes the Troops 3-disc set from Time Life is exclusively available at Wal-Mart for this patriotic holiday season. This special set spans over an amazing 50 years of this comedian’s work beginning in the 1930s during World War II … Continue reading

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Redbox Summer Spin Begins

Redbox has begun their fun Summer Spin Game, which includes nice perks for rentals, using the app, plus points for participating in their daily trivia game. Just complete the initial agreement and you’re off and running. Redbox provides a game … Continue reading

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Interview: ‘Linsanity’ Director Evan Leong

Evan Jackson Leong is the director and cinematographer of Linsanity, the high quality 2013 documentary feature about NBA star Jeremy Lin (currently with the Toronto Raptors), which made its successful world premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. This long-developed film follows … Continue reading

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House, M.D. – Season Six

This five-disc box set of season six of House, M.D. represents 21 episodes of high quality entertainment full of varied situations that Dr. Gregory House, well played by Hugh Laurie, and his colleagues encounter at the fictional Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New … Continue reading

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Interview with Cleaning House Author Kay Wills Wyma

The new Cleaning House: A Mom’s Twelve-Month Experiment to Rid Her Home of Youth Entitlement from author Kay Wills Wyma (also available on Kindle) follows her 12-month family household experiment to build real self-esteem based on building competence and confidence as … Continue reading

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Reflections: From ‘The Net’ to Netflix’s ‘Bird Box’: Isolating Ourselves Using Technology

Sandra Bullock’s 1995 film The Net and her current post-apocalyptic thriller Bird Box represent a nice cinematic progression of the following question: Why should I go outside my home when I can find experiences that are better, cheaper, and safer by using technology? In The … Continue reading

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Roboni-i

The interactive Roboni-i, built by Robonica was initially dubbed “the world’s first robotic gaming platform.” This $249.99 (suggested retail price) Roboni-i system kit includes the robot, a base station, wireless controller, seven preloaded games, USB cable, special “hubs”/markers, and other … Continue reading

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My Favorite Media of 2018

In 2018 some media disappointed while some surprised. Here are my favorites from 2018.Books: Daddy, Am I Beautiful? by Thu Vo, Does Grace Mean Anything Goes?: How God Can Be Gracious and Holy at the Same Time by Thomas H. Sager; Educated: A … Continue reading

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Best of Redbox 2018

It’s been a busy year at “The Box.” Redbox has released their “Best of Redbox 2018” list. Most Rented Actress: Karen Gillan (Avengers: Infinity War and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle) Most Rented Actor: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (Rampage and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle) Most Rented Game: Call of Duty Black Ops … Continue reading

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