Foreign Films, Friendship, Heartbreak, Hugs, Independent Films, Life, Love, Movie Reviews, Relationships, Thoughts, Uncategorized

“Three Parts to a Hug” (Short-Film Review)

The following review may contain spoilers. Regardless, I encourage my readers to watch the film and hug their loved ones. ūüėȬ† Who knew there were different meanings to hugs? Writer/Director, Alvaro D. Ruiz sure did. In his short film released in 2012 entitled, La Trilogia del Abrazo (Three Parts to a Hug), Ruiz demonstrates through vivid emotion, levels of adoration…

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Career & Hobbies

I write this entry now after so much delay. For the longest, I was worried about what to write because I often try to write anything I can in an academic tone as well as doing more research to include footnotes and whatnot. I recently remembered that I started this blog to write “personal thoughts.” I guess I got caught…

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Comedy, Ethics, LGTBQ Rights, Life, Love, Philosophy, Progressivism, Racism, Relationships, Thoughts, Uncategorized

“Go %&*@ Yourself”

Dedicated to my nephew, Gabriel. Thank you for your patience.¬† In the short years that I have been an adult in this life, I have noticed that it is not uncommon to see people you utterly dislike so much that you just wish that they would stop breathing. This is hyperbolic speaking of course, but it is still true, for…

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“Be Yourself, Like Everyone Else”

Note: This is going to be my 30th Blog so I wanted to do something special. I really was hoping to have a positive message for this entry but I (SPOILER ALERT) managed to end with a pessimistic message. I honestly, didn’t mean for it to happen but I didn’t know how else to put it. Hopefully we can strive…

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Racism Matters: A Critique on the Incessant Existence of Prejudice in the United States

Dedicated to Dr.¬†Malachi¬†Crawford, Andre Rodriguez, Raymond Ramirez, Jabril Newton, Kyle Nash, and of course my number one fan, Emily Torres.¬†This essay is long overdue. ¬† There is no proper way to start this essay. I honestly don’t even know what way I could catch your attention with my words because this isn’t something I want to paint as appealing. This…

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Short-Film Review (En Espa√Īol)

I had to write a review for a short film called “Amanecer”, or “Daybreak” for my Spanish class earlier and I enjoyed writing it so much as well as watching the movie that I decided to post it on my blog. I’m not sure if I did as good a job as reviewing it as I would have in English…

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