Archive for Greek Mythology

MBTI: ZEUS- ENTJ

Posted in MBTI Rationals, MBTI Stuff with tags , , , on 09/01/2015 by McCutcheon

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The father to many of Greek mythologies’ most famous figures, Zeus, god of the sky and thunder, is also king of the gods and Mount Olympus, their home. He’s just got it all, doesn’t he? What a jerk. A very sexual jerk.

Seriously though, if there’s one thing that’s always mentioned about Zeus aside from his thunder-throwing, it’s how he gets it on with everyone under (and above) the sun. He helps to exemplify the best and worst in the ENTJ personality. On one hand- he’s the king of the gods. Need I say more? On the other hand, he’s a complete douche. Continue reading

Movie Review: Hercules

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , , on 07/25/2014 by McCutcheon

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Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, John Hurt, Rebecca Ferguson, Askel Hennie, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Reece Ritchie, Joseph Fiennes

Rated PG-13 for for epic battle sequences, violence, suggestive comments, brief strong language and partial nudity, Running time 98 minutes, Action/Adventure

Compare to: Clash of the Titans (2010), 300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

Placing Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (I never know what to call him anymore) in a film is similar to placing Arnold Schwarzenegger in a role; no matter what the script originally called for, however simple or complex the character was meant to be, it’s now The Rock. He hardly changes from film to film, which is to be taken however you feel about him to begin with.

So the strength of the film itself lies with Johnson’s performance and presence. He certainly looks the part of a demigod but the guts and grit it pretends to have is overcome with cliches in a desire to make something safe and formulaic. Unfortunately. Continue reading