The Thinking Man's Idiot

The unruly brain and bad habits of a writer, artist, and grilled cheese sandwich-enthusiast.

I saw ‘Black Panther’ last night and My Life is Better for it (My Non-Spoiler Review)

Black Panther isn’t “a hero who happens to be Black”. Rather, Black identity is central and crucial to the story of his fantastic first MCU solo film.

Wednesday, 14 February, 2018 · 3 Comments

In the Swing of Things: Disney’s ‘Tarzan the Musical’ at Berkeley Playhouse

Berkeley Playhouse pulls out all the stops for Disney’s version of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ most famous character.

Friday, 28 July, 2017 · Leave a comment

Deafening ‘Silence’

Martin Scorsese brings a lifetime of Catholic guilt to his latest masterpiece about the power (and fragility) of faith.

Saturday, 11 February, 2017 · Leave a comment