A NASA Insider’s Take on The Martian (2015)

  One of the things I loved most about The Martian was the way they portrayed how the scientists, engineers and astronauts all worked together with determination, passion and humor. I was an aerospace engineer with various NASA contractors at the Johnson Space Center in Houston for almost 20 years and I thought the depiction…

The 88th Academy Award Review (2016)

  Host – Chris Rock – I think he did a good solid job.  I like the way he addressed the #OscarsSoWhite issue.  By addressing it he gave it weight, but then by joking about it he was able to lighten the mood of the evening and move on.  However, I wish he would have…

Movies – Why I Believe

My Blogging101 Class assignment today is to publish a post based on my own, personalized take on a blogging prompt. Today’s prompt is, Reason to Believe. Since this is a blog about movies, I feel compelled to write about why I believe in movies… There are a lot of  ways to escape the everyday stresses of life…

Golden  Globes by the Numbers

I feel like award shows should be about the winners and not the presenters.  On Sunday’s 2016 Golden Globes,  the balance between presenters and winners seemed off balance so I decided to look at the numbers. I timed how long the presentation speeches were and how long the acceptance speeches were.  (Note:  I did not…