After taking a break from Netflix for several months, Jody and I signed back up again over the holidays. In addition to having a steady stream of movies that way, my sister brought a few movies with her to watch during her visit. As a result, I’ve seen my fair share of flicks lately. A few worth mentioning are “Crash” and “March of the Penguins” which I will write about in the two posts that follow.

I finally saw Crash this weekend. SYNOPSIS: A provocative, unflinching look at the complexities of racial conflict in America, CRASH is that rare cinematic event – a film that challenges audiences to question their own prejudices. Diving headlong into the diverse melting pot of post-9/11 Los Angeles, this compelling urban drama tracks the volatile intersections of a multi-ethnic cast, examining fear and bigotry from multiple perspectives as characters careen in and out of one another’s lives. No one is safe in the battle zones of racial strife. And no one is immune to the simmering rage that sparks violence – and changes lives… Wow. WhatRead More →