a Lumix GH6 test
2022 or 2023
a plane crash in Pokhara
Creatures Of The Fire ( song ) … Bush
a documentary about “9-11” : The Great American Psy-Opera
2011 or 2012
video review : Orphan : First Kill
The First twenty minutes or so, most of which serve as a sort of prelude, suggests this; First Kills would be a more accurate title; will be another bad movie sequel, but it gets better. The plot never reaches the watchability of the original Orphan; this is actually a prequel set in 2007; but it has its moments.
The best parts draw (paint) upon the tension around Esther’s secret as she cons herself into the life of a family living in Darien, Connecticut. She plays the role of their missing daughter/sister, but of course things aren’t always what they appear to be. Cue a sudden and anagnorisis plot twist near the halfway point.
It’s a surprise for sure and initially disappointing in its execution, but at least it’s a new idea in a movie sequel that was playing out a bit too much like its predecessor. It’s inferior on the whole but better than the start leads you to believe. I also like the ending as it sets up the main (Orphan) story quite nicely.
my rating : 3 of 5
Fire And Rain ( song ) … James Taylor
a documentary about the Pan Am Flight 1736 and KLM Flight 4805 crash : Crash Of The Century
Live Rescue in Tallahassee
a motorcycle ride thru Plank Road State Forest
a Hazmat truck crashing and exploding
video review : All In The Family : Archie And The KKK
“We’re not gonna be driven out of our house screaming in terror,” Michael Stivic insists in response to a threat from The Ku Klux Klan. “What are we gonna do,” his wife asks in a state of panic. “We’re gonna leave quietly,” he says. It’s the funniest bit of the episode; a two-parter that doesn’t start to get good until the second half.
The drama begins when Archie inadvertently becomes a KKK member after he’s overheard at the bar condemning the social unrest happening; black people rioting and such; in the neighborhood. He may be racist but regrets being duped into joining, especially when he catches wind of their plan to burn a cross in front of his family’s house.
my rating : 3 of 5