Category: Movies

The Five Coolest Guys 1990-2010

The Five Coolest Guys 1990-2010
  This ran last year.  If it were to be republished, we could probably add Steve McGarrett (the 2.0 version) to this list. Girls love him, and guys want to be him.  Australian Alex O’ Laughlin has brought back the cool TV cop. Entertainment Weekly Magazine just came out with it’s list of the 100... Read more »

Movie Review - Take Shelter

Movie Review - Take Shelter
I thought long and hard about the movie “Take Shelter” before writing this review. I waited for a few days because I just wasn’t sure I liked it or not. Even now as I’m writing this blog I’m somewhat indecisive but here goes anyway. “Take Shelter” is basically about a man who is tormented by his... Read more »

Movie Review: "The Ides Of March"

Movie Review: "The Ides Of March"
The movie “The Ides Of March” is portrayed as a political thriller, but it’s hardly that. Thriller…perhaps. Political…not really. Rather it is a behind the scenes look at the back-stabbing, chess playing, and the all around dirty pool of what goes on behind the scenes during a political campaign. The cast in this movie is... Read more »
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Movie Review - Real Steel

Movie Review - Real Steel
“Real Steel” is a combination of a bunch of movies. It’s part “Rocky.” It’s part “Transformers.” And it’s part of any one of a thousand movies where a Father and Son find their way back together. The movie takes place in the near future (roughly ten years from now) and revolves around the world of... Read more »

Movie Review - What Is Your Number?

Movie Review - What Is Your Number?
Recently there have been a rash of movies with female comedic leads. Kristen Wiig was very successful in “Bridesmaids” while fellow Saturday Night Live alum Amy Poehler has done well in a couple of flicks.  Now comes Anna Faris trying her hand in “What Is Your Number?” It almost seems as if there is a... Read more »

Movie Review - "50/50"

Movie Review - "50/50"
  “50/50” is a comedy,  and so much more,  about a young man fighting cancer. What’s that you say? How can they make a comedy about fighting cancer? The answer is that this movie has many different layers including humor. This is also a movie dealing with friendship. illness, family, love and survival. Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as a... Read more »
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It's Not Moneyball, It's Shamball

It's Not Moneyball, It's Shamball
Shamball by Phil Meyers Propaganda. In the most simple of terms, that’s how the concept—commonly known as “Moneyball,” reveals itself.  Ideally, Moneyball is a system that is predicated on emphasizing mathematical analysis, putting a premium on not conceding outs. Therefore, the process weighs its importance heavily upon on base percentage (OBP). Walks thus come to... Read more »

Movie Review - Moneyball

Movie Review - Moneyball
“The Natural”, “Bull Durham” and “Field Of Dreams.” All 4 star movies and now comes “Moneyball” continuing the long line of great baseball movies. “Moneyball” is about baseball, but it’s also about a sense of belief when few, if any, share that belief. Brad Pitt (in one of his best performances ever) plays Billy Beane, the... Read more »

Movie Review: "Drive"

Movie Review: "Drive"
I’ll say it right up front, the movie “Drive” was a huge letdown. I was led to believe that this was a modern day version of “Bullitt” which starred Steve McQueen and his famous 1968 Mustang. The acting and the story in that flick was topped only by the great chase scenes. So now 43... Read more »
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Movie Review - Contagion

Movie Review - Contagion
Everyone needs to see this movie, that is except for the one person I know who is a major germophobe.  This is his worse nightmare, a deadly flu virus that becomes a pandemic, and kills millions of people around the globe. This is really scary, but it’s no horror film.  It’s horrific, not from a... Read more »
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