Shingeki no Kyojin: The “Final” Season | My Take(?)

Hi. I’m back from wiping the spit off my face that came from the creators of Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan). As a loyal fan who started watching this series back in its debut year, 2013, I don’t think I’m alone in thinking that this habit the creators have of making us believe that we’re finally at the end is really lame. Yes, even though it had been years, I actually thought, when Shingeki no Kyojin: The Final Season was announced last year, 2021, that we had finally made it to the end of this years-long saga. I thought, “Yes! We get to end this trip and get off this hellish gondola! We’ve won! At last, we can have our lives back!” [insert “laughing uncontrollably emoji” here] Well, as the season came to a close, and it became painfully evident that the story wasn’t about to be neatly wrapped up in a pretty bow (or even a clumsy, ugly bow! Any bow will do, at this point!), the last episode aired, and the words “part one” were suddenly suffixed to the title. [insert “mirthless smile” emoji here]

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Their Fear (A Stage Play) | My Take.

So I went to see another play! It was produced, written, and directed by none other than Lusapho Gqobo, now a friend and the man behind the first stage play I wrote about, titled Before You Echo Amen. Check that out if you haven’t yet. The play was held at the Joburg Theatre’s SPACE.COM, again, and so had a similar almost bare stage feel, but the cast used whatever props they needed. It was actually interesting the way they simulated a TV screen. People can be very creative. I liked it a lot. Also, Lusapho was interviewed about this play, if you’d like to see how that went.

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The Matrix Resurrections | My Take

It’s 2022 and I’m ready to write again. I haven’t been very consistent, and I’m sure you don’t care to hear my excuses, so I’ll skip that part. Today, we’re looking at The Matrix Resurrections, which was released in December of 2021. I just want to say, before my words become strong, I acknowledge the hard work that went into making this film. I think the people involved did their best, and that’s commendable. That said, I’m sure they are aware that they may not impress everyone, and people are allowed to have opinions about other people’s work. It’s not a criticism of the humans themselves who worked, it’s just criticism of the work they produced. You can be a cool human and produce something not everyone likes and still be a cool human. So please understand that my comments are not about the humans behind and in this film, they are just about the film itself. Okay, so I streamed this film, and it took me three attempts to

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Power/Leadership Simplified | My View

Power and responsibility go together like… sense and sensibility…? No? Well, I’m not a poet; you shouldn’t have had high expectations, to begin with. Anyway, I’m sure you’ve all been exposed to this sentiment at one time or other in life:
“… For everyone to whom much is given, of him shall much be required; and of him to whom men entrust much, they will require and demand all the more.” (Luke 12:48)
It’s more popularly known this way:
“With great power comes great responsibility.” Thank you, Uncle Ben (Spider-Man).
I want to talk about the gross misunderstanding of the meaning of power in society today. I’ve been shirking having to write on this particular subject lately, but I’ve also been plagued by God to just do it already. It’s a somewhat unpopular opinion, but I’m sure it’s shared by many. I’ll be blunt because I’m very irritated (euphemism) by what’s happening to people all over the world because of this thing.

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The Gentlemen | My Take.

Last week, I watched The Gentlemen. It’s quite an enjoyable watch, and I was very glad to see Hugh Grant play a pretty trashy character. Now, if you can’t handle a bit of strong language, I’d advise against this one, but it really is an enjoyable film. The writing is great; my absolute favourite aspect of the film! The Gentlemen is written, directed and produced by Guy Ritchie, who brought us films like The Man from U.N.C.L.E., King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and the Sherlock Holmes franchise, among a whole lot!

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