Tangled Roots and Broken Branches

Star Wars is Dead

I read a CNN Article today that described a certain “spirituality” in Star Wars. Interesting article, but it struggled to find the true meaning of Star Wars simply because we live in an age where entertainment is very shallow and the movies superficial. A so while the article has some good ideas, it is missing the […]



Why was the new Wonder Woman movie (2017) so Bad?

I finally saw Patty Jenkins Wonder Woman. As part of my focus on Mythology and Modern cultural story telling I will be critiquing fantasy film. Sorry, but this was another horrible comic book film devoid of myth and any emotional connections to characters. Though I like Gadot the actress and the director, the story and […]



The Winter Solstice

Happy Winter Solstice On this strange day, for thousands of years, our Western ancestors in Europe, England, and Ireland celebrated the darkest night of the year when the sun was setting with both joy, sorrow, and hope. They sought to celebrate the Earth Mother whose child the Golden Sun had aged and died, then for […]