“X-Men: Days of Future Past” returns to familiar franchise themes

Iron Man

      Somehow, I think the Transformers franchise started a trend in "look" even to Noah's prehistoric giants. The violence inherent in all the images is more troublesome.       I have always liked the X-Men film franchise. This most recent installment, again directed by Bryan Singer, revisits themes of predestination and free will, courage and hope, intolerance of "the other", ¬†abuse of power, consequences of atomic bomb fallout … [Read more...]

Transformers 3 filming in Chicago

For several days now our Sr Helena has been posting on Facebook (Sr Anne, too) about Transformers being filmed in our back alley and in Chicago... Here is Sr Helena's short video of the "disaster" in our alley behind 172 N Michigan Ave a couple of days ago.... All media are constructed realities.... Oh, and Sr Helena met Shia Lebeuouf, too! … [Read more...]


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