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Sully: A Triumph Amidst Adversity. Metaphysical Review

Metaphysical Review by Jacklyn A. Lo: Biographical Film “Sully”. Director: Clint Eastwood Writers: Todd Komarnicki, Chesley Sullenberger, Jeffrey Zaslow The film “Sully” (2016) stands out as one of the finest examples where the main character confronts a problem and transforms it into a triumph. Spiritual Choice Sully, the protagonist, faces a difficult situation where he must make a life-defining decision i.e. Spiritual Choice, within a… Read More »Sully: A Triumph Amidst Adversity. Metaphysical Review

Metaphysical Review - The Day of the Jackal (1973)

The Dark Soul of the Jackal. Film review

Film Review: The Day of the Jackal By Metaphysical Reviewer Jacklyn A. Lo The Day of the Jackal is a 1973 political thriller film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Edward Fox. The film is based on the 1971 novel of the same name by Frederick Forsyth. Mature and Dark-Souled The assassin, code-named “The Jackal” accepted an offer to kill a high-ranked politician. It is… Read More »The Dark Soul of the Jackal. Film review

Metaphysical review - The Drop (2014)

The Drop (2014). Metaphysical in Film

Metaphysical Movie Review by Jacklyn A. Lo – The Drop” (2014). Director:  Michael R. Roskam. Writer: Dennis Lehane. False Pride The key phrase in this film is False Pride. Bob’s current life is realized in the harsh environment of Brooklyn, infested with low-level mafia gangs. Bob makes a reasonable living working as a bartender in a pub that was previously owned by Cousin Marv. At… Read More »The Drop (2014). Metaphysical in Film

Elina: As If I Wasn't There (2002)

Elina: As If I Wasn’t There (2002). Metaphysical Review

Metaphysical review Jacklyn A. Lo for the film Elina: As If I Wasn’t There (2002). Original title: Elina – Som om jag inte fanns. This is a very exciting film with metaphysical elements where the main character – a little girl confronts an adult authoritarian woman who is fit for her grandmother. Mature Soul The protagonist Elina is a school-age girl with a mature soul… Read More »Elina: As If I Wasn’t There (2002). Metaphysical Review

Ann and Rob

Redemption Novel. Excerpt Six

  In the sixth excerpt from the Redemption novel, Ann continues to ask Rob about Fate, Free Will, and their relationship to Spiritual Choice. ***** Ann thought about this as she disconnected from the tunnel’s SmartDrive and headed towards the exit. Could this really be true? Had her life in twenty-first-century America really been shaped by the lives of Mi, Ra, and Isabelle? Had there… Read More »Redemption Novel. Excerpt Six

Ann and Rob. Redemption

Redemption Novel. Excerpt Five

  In the fifth excerpt from the Redemption novel, Ann requested Rob to explain the reincarnation principle to her.   *****   “Tell me all about it,” Ann asked, steering her car through the city center. “I want all the info you’ve got on the reincarnation chain thing.” She’d left the café slightly later than expected and decided it wasn’t worth returning to the office.… Read More »Redemption Novel. Excerpt Five

Ann and Rob, Redemption novel by Jacklyn A. Lo

Redemption Novel. Excerpt Four

  In the fourth excerpt from the Redemption novel, Rob explains to Ann the spiritual purpose of sacrifice, the connection of positive karma with redemption, and the intangible value of Freedom and Love. ***** “I don’t understand it, Rob,” said Ann as she stepped out of the shower. “I had expected these nightmares to stop after going to the psychic. Several weeks have passed but… Read More »Redemption Novel. Excerpt Four

Ann and Rob. Novel Redemption

Redemption. Excerpt Three

  In the third excerpt from the Redemption novel, Ann questions Rob about Spiritual matters such as God’s purpose for humans, Karma, Nirvana, and how many lives one needs to reach it.  ***** “Well, that was a most enjoyable vacation,” Ann said as she steered her car away from her apartment building. “Though I’m not entirely certain I could call it restful!” Rob’s face appeared… Read More »Redemption. Excerpt Three

Illustration from Redemption novel "Ann with Rob in night Chicago"

Redemption. Excerpt Two

  In the second excerpt from the Redemption novel, Rob, Ann’s Artificial buddy, helps her understand the concept of reincarnation and confirms the existence of her past lives. ********* “You appear to have missed your turn again, gorgeous.” Startled out of her daydream, Ann glanced across at her e-device, sitting in its holder on the dashboard. Rob waved to her from the screen, the background… Read More »Redemption. Excerpt Two