Lee Daniels’ The Butler…

~Tuesday~  The Butler finally made it to the $2.00 movie theater, so I checked it out tonight. From a rhetorical perspective, it’s interesting to me that the actual name of this film is not The Butler, but Lee Daniels’ The Butler. Apparently, this is one of Lee Daniels’ schticks. Similarly, the official name of the … Read more

They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?

~Thursday~ Although I had never seen the movie, "They shoot horses, don't they?" I love using the phrase in the context of experiencing something miserable, and intimating that being "put down" might be more merciful than enduring it. So, I welcomed the opportunity to watch the movie when Bob suggested it after learning that I'd … Read more