Archive for February, 2015
On February 19, 2015, famed film director Spike Lee came to Binghamton University. I wish I could say that I know far more about Mr. Lee, but I can’t. I would like to say that anyone who missed the Spike Lee event at Binghamton University tonight missed something special, but I cannot. It could have just been an off night, we are all just human. But I can only comment on the brief time I shared with Spike Lee.
What we need is to simply, and seriously, regain the pride and societal drive for improvement that education can fulfill. Not just as a means of low- to mid-level employment, but in gratifying life-long affirmation of self fulfillment.
Kingsman is immediately aware of the nature of the genre it is in. This is about spies, intrigue, and gadgets. But adding to this standard issue, Kingsman throws in a bit of the fish-out-of-water, a touch of class rivalry and bias, and multiple helpings of the outlandish.