By Shelby Ford
“Moana” is everything you would expect from a new feature animated movie from Disney. There is a strong-willed Princess who goes on a great adventure with her animal sidekick and many musical intervals.
Although it’s not just the catchy lyrics, tear-jerking story or beautiful animation that sets “Moana” apart, but the unique attention to detail and cultural history that’s behind it.
Continue reading ‘Moana’ navigates through Polynesian culture
By Craig Gabrielson
I’ve heard a lot of different words used to describe me and my vegan diet; extremist, hippie, tree-hugger, naïve – the list goes on. Then add my military background, where red-blooded, steak-eating, beer-drinking masculinity is a point of pride for most. Believe me, I’ve heard my fair share of ridicule. There are other words, that I believe, and evidence shows are far more accurate: sustainable, healthy, and ethical. Continue reading But, where do you get your protein?
By Justin Busby
Three years ago, Martin Scorsese made a film about a rebellious Wall Street broker and his rise and fall from making $49 million in a year to running investment seminars in hotel ballrooms.
Continue reading ‘Silence’ stirs emotions in viewers
By Justin Busby
The 74th annual Golden Globes were held on Jan. 8 showcasing the best actors, directors, shows and films to have entertained and dazzled us during the rather dreary year of 2016. But at least it ended on a high note that is “La La Land,” a dramatic, romance musical from the mind of Damien Chazzelle, the director and screenwriter for one of 2014’s best films, “Whiplash.”
Continue reading ‘La La Land’ lands seven Golden Globes
By Katie Linton
Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn’s “Cowspiracy: the Sustainability Secret” is a game changer as well as a five out of five star documentary.
I went into it thinking it would be another one of those documentaries that try to scare you out of eating meat by showing you gruesome, cringe-worthy scenes of slaughter houses. Continue reading Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret