Tag Archives: P. Ray

What I am Watching: The Mechanism (Netflix’s Brazilian political drama) and La Casa de Papel (a Spanish heist show).

When news hit that Netflix would produce a series based on the Brazilian CarWash (Lava Jato) corruption probe, I was not very interested at all. Here in Brazil, I have lived through the investigations, which have just included the arrest … Continue reading

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Ranking all of the “A Nightmare on Elm Street” Movies

I am by no means a horror movie super-fan, but I do enjoy a good horror film now and again. The horror films that marked my childhood – and scared me enough to never want to revisit the series again – … Continue reading

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What I am Watching: Kids and movies that actually came out this year!!!

Kids (1995) When Kids originally premiered in 1995, it created quite a stir. It was called everything from exploitative to borderline child pornography. It was slapped with an NC-17 rating, and a bunch of my classmates ran around quoting bits … Continue reading

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What I am Watching: Moonlight and Doctor Who

Moonlight Awards season is afoot, and like every year I catch up with the non-blockbusters that got buzz the previous year. Moonlight, written and directed by Barry Jenkins, has been a critical darling, and I couldn’t wait to get around … Continue reading

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A List of Things We Should Not Talk About – because talking about them only makes them worse

How I came to discover that there is a list of things we shouldn’t talk about has a bit of a back story. It mainly begins with the infamous Race Card. Is it real? Is it an illusion? Perhaps it’s … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – fresher than ever more than 20 years later

To celebrate 50 years of Star Trek I decided to watch all of the Trek I could. Some of it I had already seen many times over while some of it I was watching for the first time. So far, Star … Continue reading

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That’s How Life Is

Breakup song. I dated someone who couldn’t be with me anymore because his religious background made him feel guilty about it. He has since grown out of that, but it was more funny to me than anything. Translation from Portuguese. … Continue reading

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