10 Word Review · Film · Opinion

10 Word Review – American Ultra

MV5BMTcwMTM1NDU1Ml5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwNDk5MTgzNjE@._V1_SX214_AL_Silly. Slow. Unrealized. Concept. Carnage. Misfire. Agents. Moments. Disappointing. No.

Daily Ray of Hope · Photography · Words Written

All of life is peaks and valleys. Don’t let the peaks get too high and the valleys too low. ~ John Wooden

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10 Word Review · Opinion · TV

10 Word Review – Making a Murderer (TV)

MV5BNTc4NjI4NjYyNl5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwNzk1NTczNzE@._V1_SX214_AL_Compelling. Interesting. Unbelievable. Evidence. Questions. Documentary. Conspiracy. Outstanding. Tragic. YES.

Daily Ray of Hope · Photography · Words Written

Look at everything as though you are seeing it for the first time, with the eyes of a child, fresh with wonder. ~ Joseph Cornell

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Icefields Panorama, Alberta, Canada

Daily Ray of Hope · Photography · Words Written

In seed-time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy. ~ William Blake

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Daily Ray of Hope · Photography · Words Written

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. ~ Edith Sitwell

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Daily Ray of Hope · Photography · Words Written

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that. ~ Lauren Bacall

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10 Word Review · Film · Opinion

10 Word Review – Maze Runner: Scorch Trials

 Dystopian. Flare. Wicked. Test. Desert. Action. World-building. Pace. Yes.

Daily Ray of Hope · Photography · Words Written

He now felt glad at having suffered sorrow and trouble, because it enabled him to enjoy so much better all the pleasure and happiness around him. ~ Hans Christian Andersen

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10 Word Review · Film · Opinion

10 Word Review – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

img_6632Action. Fight. Satisfying. Finale. Story. Lawrence. Dark. Acting. Classy. Yes.

Daily Ray of Hope · Photography · Words Written

Gone away is the bluebird,
Here to stay is a new bird
He sings a love song,
As we go along,
Walking in a winter wonderland.
~ Richard B. Smith

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Daily Ray of Hope · Photography · Words Written

When we old people speak it is not because of the sweetness of words in our mouths; it is because we see something which you do not see. ~ Chinua Achebe

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10 Word Review · Film · Opinion

10 Word Review – Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

img_6629Action. Stunts. Expected. Humor. Romp. Enjoyable. Pace. Cruise. Cast. Yes.

Daily Ray of Hope · Photography · Words Written

The eye should learn to listen before it looks. ~ Robert Frank

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10 Word Review · Film · Opinion

10 Word Review – Salt of the Earth

img_6628Documentary. Photographer. Beautiful. Images. Stories. Perspective. Adventure. Luminous. Fascinating. Yes.

10 Word Review · Film · Opinion

10 Word Review – Magic Mike XXL

Slow. Silly. Tedious. Light. Road. Humor. Tatum. Dancing. Tiresome. No.

10 Word Review · Film · Opinion

10 Word Review РMan From U.N.C.L.E. 

img_6626Slick. Stylish. Story. Action. Cast. Misses. Banter. Disappointing. Unrealized. No.

Daily Ray of Hope · Photography · Words Written

O it is pleasant, with a heart at ease,
Just after sunset, or by moonlight skies,
To make the shifting clouds be what you please.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Daily Ray of Hope · Photography · Words Written

Don’t get involved in partial problems, but always take flight to where there is a free view over the whole single great problem, even if this view is still not a clear one. ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Daily Ray of Hope · Photography · Words Written

A lake is a landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is Earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature. ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Daily Ray of Hope · Photography · Words Written

You just can’t beat the person who won’t give up. ~ Babe Ruth

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10 Word Review · Film · Opinion

10 Word Review – Ricki and the Flash

MV5BMTY1NzIxNzkzM15BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwMzAzNjIzNjE@._V1_SX214_AL_Fluff. Light. Predictable. Sweet. Hollow. Streep. Music. Cast. Disappointing. No.

10 Word Review · Books · Opinion

10 Word Review – Innocence

17797381Writing. Lyrical. Fairytale. World. Environments. Conversations. Magic. Pace. Compelling. Yes.

Daily Ray of Hope · Photography · Words Written

It was here that the romance of my life began. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

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Daily Ray of Hope · Photography · Words Written

On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock. ~ Thomas Jefferson

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