Being a Man of Action: Tenet

June 09, 2021 | IN HIS WORDS

We find ourselves in an interesting dilemma here at RV discussing this film. This film is about as apolitical as one can be, but the circumstances surrounding its release could not be more ample fodde


Ronald Reagan Memorial Day Speech

May 26, 2021 | IN HIS WORDS

Memorial Day is a time for the country to reflect and remember—on the men and women who have sacrificed for our country, on the principles upon which the nation was founded and on the role we all have


Managing Relationships: Heat

April 28, 2021 | IN HIS WORDS

Action cinema has long been a genre that glorified strong and silent heroes. Classical stoics who work through their inner struggles by leaving a trail of bodies in their wake and being the coolest gu


Walking the Righteous Path: The Equalizer Series

April 07, 2021 | IN HIS WORDS

“What do you see when you look at me?” This question is on the surface of Denzel Washington’s The Equalizer films as a source of intimidation for his adversaries. However, the meaning beneath these wo


Leveling the Playing Field: Irresistible

November 19, 2020 | IN HIS WORDS

“Liberal and conservative have lost their meaning in America. I represent the distracted center.” – Jon Stewart                                                                                         


Did Reaganomics Help Ronald Reagan Win a Second Term?

November 04, 2020 | IN HIS WORDS

When Ronald Reagan was elected to his first term, the country was in dire economic straits: The nation was deep in a recession, inflation was soaring, jobs were being cut and the middle class was stru


Ronald Reagan featured in 'That Hagen Girl'

September 09, 2020 | IN HIS WORDS

Ronald Reagan’s filmography is something that the current generation are more than likely aware of, but have never explored to great depth. His career as president of the nation is more familiar to us


Hypocrisy Exists Within Your Minority Report

August 12, 2020 | IN HIS WORDS

MyReelValues identifies the moralism behind the social evolution of mankind through film. Click here to read more.


The masterful portrayal of Agent 007

July 28, 2020 | IN HIS WORDS

My Reel Values looks at James Bond as a symbol of patriotism and national pride. Read more here.


Expectation, Forgiveness, and Rebirth in Born on the Fourth of July

July 21, 2020 | IN HIS WORDS

The Academy Award winning film by Oliver Stone that shows parallels with the current climate in America and perseverance of an American soldier during the Vietnam War as portrayed by Tom Cruise. Click