Let’s travel back in time to the age before the internet when singles adverts were placed in newspapers. Like Tinder but without pictures. How would you describe yourself? It was by asking myself this question that I came up with the idea to do a panorama of my room. To accomplish this, multiple photographs had to be taken and merged in editing. And my dogs had to stay still.
Malachi Salado aka OG Atmos, sent me an email last week with a single link in the message. That link was to the Dogwood Photography 52 Week Photography Challenge for 2019 posted on Petapixel. My response was a text: “Let’s do it together.”
If Act One of the Five Act Structure is essentially the exposition, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” nails it. This brings us to Act Two, or, “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”. Often referred to as the “Rising Action”, Act Two is where the stakes are raised. With the audience now thoroughly immersed in this period of history within the Wizarding World, the plot begins to build up some momentum.
The University of Hawai’i was my first choice school. It was the only college outside of the Marianas that had Chamorro language courses, it offered multiple majors I was interested, and with the Western Undergraduate Exchange at the time, I wouldn’t cost as much as some other “out of state” schools might have. I have family members that live on Oahu and really, who wouldn’t want to go to school in paradise if they could?
Directed by Paul Greengrass (“Captain Phillips”, “United 93”), “22 July” recounts the 2011 terror attacks in Norway which left 77 dead, hundreds injured, and an entire nation devastated.
I have watched it half a dozen times.
Let’s get this straight: this film is by no means easy to watch. It is heartbreaking, to say the least, and will undoubtedly anger a number of viewers given the true story subject matter and the current political climate of the world. But that’s exactly why you should watch it.
The bright blue shade of the beautiful morning sky helps the rich green hues of the grass and palm trees deepen against the Taitague family's white clay house as several children ranging in ages seven to seventeen skip down the cement steps outside the building's side door.
“Tell me again, Roman. The story about the moon,” Tomas begs with all the might a child of seven can possess. “It’s not just about the moon, Tomas. It’s about everything,” Roman reminds him. “Oh. Well, tell me again.” “Okay.” Roman clears his throat.
The sound of Claude Swanson, Secretary of the Navy, stamping his foot against the worn red carpet of the House of Representatives in his black leather oxfords threatens to drown out the voice of the Honorable Carl Vinson, Chairman of the House Naval Affairs Committee, as it echoes through the massive room. Swanson cannot help it. He’s nervous.