Drums and Words

A collection of poetry, essays, and a unique perspective on philosopher John de Ruiter

Movie Reviews

All In

All In

Loss, Love, and Transformation in District 9 The world is flawed; humanity is corrupt ─ we know that ─ and we wonder what we can do about it. Neil Blomkamp’s District 9 suggests we be the change, even if change…
Being Differently

Being Differently

 Alternative Modes in The Princess Bride In The Princess Bride, no pain nor danger can diminish the courage and humour of the heroes. The classic fantasy spoof succeeds as a captivating yet hilarious tale of true love. Wesley’s conviction upholds…