PRAXIS

America makes pop culture. What do you make? Coffee filters,  appliances, cleaning products, shopping experiences? That’s what you sell,  not what you make. Chances are you don’t make most of the things you sell  anyway. Chances are changing the perception of the things you sell, can be  as simple (an expensive) as a new branding … Read morePRAXIS

THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS AND SUSTAINABILITY

THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS (2016)  IMDB Synopsis: A scientist and a teacher living in a dystopian future em bark on a journey of survival with a special young girl named Melanie. Director: Colm McCarthy  Writers: Mike Carey (novel), Mike Carey (screenplay)  Stars: Sennia Nanua, Fisayo Akinade, Dominique Tipper  I’ve wanted to revisit the … Read moreTHE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS AND SUSTAINABILITY

SHARKNADO AND SUSTAINABILITY

SHARKNADO 1,2,3,4(21)  IMDB Synopsis: When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature’s  deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the  waterlogged populace.  Director: Anthony C. Ferrante  Writer: Thunder Levin  Stars: Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, John Heard   Wikipedia: Sharknado is a 2013 made-for-television science fiction disas ter horror comedy film about … Read moreSHARKNADO AND SUSTAINABILITY

SOYLENT GREEN AND SUSTAINABILITY

SOYLENT GREEN (1973)  IMDB Synopsis: In the world ravaged by the greenhouse effect and  overpopulation, an NYPD detective investigates the murder of a big  company CEO.  Director: Richard Fleischer  Writers: Stanley R. Greenberg (screenplay), Harry Harrison (novel) Stars: Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young   The on-screen preamble for Soylent Green:  “In 2022, Earth is … Read moreSOYLENT GREEN AND SUSTAINABILITY

WATERWORLD AND SUSTAINABILITY

WATERWORLD (1995)  IMDB Synopsis: In a future where the polar ice-caps have melted and  Earth is almost entirely submerged, a mutated mariner fights starvation and  outlaw “smokers,” and reluctantly helps a woman and a young girl try to find  dry land.  Director: Kevin Reynolds  Writers: Peter Rader, David Twohy  Stars: Kevin Costner, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dennis … Read moreWATERWORLD AND SUSTAINABILITY

LOGAN’S RUN AND SUSTAINABILITY

LOGAN’S RUN (1976)  IMDB Synopsis: An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: life must  end at the age of 30.  Director: Michael Anderson  Writers: David Zelag Goodman (screenplay by), William F. Nolan(based on  the novel “Logan’s Run”)  Stars: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan   The backstory to Logan’s Run is conveniently summarized in the … Read moreLOGAN’S RUN AND SUSTAINABILITY

DOCTOR STRANGE AND SUSTAINABILITY

DOCTOR STRANGE  IMDB Synopsis: While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a  brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts. Director: Scott Derrickson  Writers: Jon Spaihts, Scott Derrickson | 3 more credits »  Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams   I love a good superhero origin story. And Marvel is … Read moreDOCTOR STRANGE AND SUSTAINABILITY

JURASSIC PARK AND SUSTAINABILITY

JURASSIC PARK (1993)  IMDB Synopsis: During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power  breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok. Director: Steven Spielberg  Writers: Michael Crichton (novel), Michael Crichton (screenplay)  Stars: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum   Jurassic Park has the same message as an engineered oil-based bread spread branding … Read moreJURASSIC PARK AND SUSTAINABILITY

AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN PARIS AND SUSTAINABILITY

AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN PARIS (1997)  IMDB Synopsis: An American man unwittingly gets involved with French  werewolves who have developed a serum allowing them to transform at will. Director: Anthony Waller  Writers: John Landis (characters in An American Werewolf in London),  Tim Burns   Stars: Tom Everett Scott, Julie Delpy, Vince Vieluf   If the “American Werewolf … Read moreAN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN PARIS AND SUSTAINABILITY

WATCHMEN AND SUSTAINABILITY

WATCHMEN (2009)  IMDB Synopsis: In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a  colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investi gation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of  history as we know it.  Director: Zack Snyder  Writers: David Hayter (screenplay), Alex Tse (screenplay)  Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, … Read moreWATCHMEN AND SUSTAINABILITY

FIGHT CLUB AND SUSTAINABILITY​

FIGHT CLUB (1999)  IMDB Synopsis: An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change  his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soapmaker, forming an under ground fight club that evolves into something much, much more. Director: David Fincher  Writers: Chuck Palahniuk (novel), Jim Uhls (screenplay)  Stars: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf (RIP)   I … Read moreFIGHT CLUB AND SUSTAINABILITY​

DAWN OF THE DEAD AND SUSTAINABILITY.

“Never mind what’s been selling, It’s what you’re buying.” – Fugazi DAWN OF THE DEAD (1978)  IMDB Synopsis: Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.  Director: George A. RomeroWriter: George … Read moreDAWN OF THE DEAD AND SUSTAINABILITY.