We need more than Autism Awareness--We Need inclusion

     April 2 is Autism Awareness Day and has been so since 2007 when the United Nations general assembly passed a resolution confirming Apri...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Adam Hits ASD on the Button but is a Bit Slow (Retroactive Review)

 Even though Adam is a slow-moving story, Hugh Dancy is phenomenal as an autistic person. Adam is about a young autistic man who likes astronomy and the issues he experiences with Rose Bryne's character as they embark on a budding asexual romantic relationship. Intermittent scenes of excitement keep viewer interest alive in the movie. I give Adam a B

Friday, February 2, 2018

Temple Grandin is not Perfect but Keeps Audience Involved

Temple Grandin is a biographical drama that focuses on three facets of her life:

  • Her Autism
  • Her career as animal husbandry professional
  • Her invention of the hug machine 
    The movie shows how Grandin fought as a woman on the autism spectrum in all three facets from her rights as an autistic woman to the right to keep her hug machine invention in her dorm.
    Temple Grandin hit all three themes right on the nail. Although not a perfect movie, it is an engaging movie and keeps the audience involved. I give the movie a B+.