Knowledge is Power: World Cancer Day

It’s rare when a movie touches a person so deeply that it draws them to tears. Not the kind of tears that are a sympathetic reaction, but tears of the deeply emotional kind. Tears of fear and regret for things that you’ve done or not yet done but regret not doing so. Sometimes a movie just grabs you and makes you think all sorts of what ifs. What if I had just done this? What would happen if I did this right now? Why did I not do this sooner? It was hard to not contemplate these ideas with World Cancer Day at hand.

A Little Bit of Heaven just gave me that feeling of emotional turmoil. The movie stars Kate Hudson and the story is that of a young woman in the prime of her life finding out she has a cancer that could take her life. Though I had watched the movie once before and knew the basics of the story, sitting here watching it brought on tears and deep feelings that I had not experienced in some time. As I shed tears, my biggest thoughts were that I did not want that to be me, but what I could do about it.

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Pillars of Eternity: Another Winner from Obsidian Entertainment

Score: 9.75

Obsidian Entertainment has developed another winning title despite the fact that their studio almost went under. Pillars of Eternity held me captivated and entertained for several hours and I am still in the midst of discovering everything the title has to offer. There are a myriad of classes that I’ve just barely touched the surface of as a PC and I am ready to discover them all. Continue reading “Pillars of Eternity: Another Winner from Obsidian Entertainment”

“The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough”

It’s good
it’s good enough
it’s good enough for me.
Good enough for you is good enough for me
it’s good enough. – “The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough” by Cyndi Lauper

This week, TCC is taking you back, way back, to the awesome geek cult classics of the 1980s. It was a decade of gaming revolution, geekery, and outrageous fashion (even today’s fashion can’t touch the 80’s). The Goonies was the ultimate kids’ movie. I am not a kid today but I still love to watch it. Continue reading ““The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough””