LION

I finally decided to watch LION, the motion picture that got a lot of attention during last award season. It’s based on a true story about an Indian boy who gets lost one night on a train and eventually gets adopted by an Australian family and…

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The Greatest Seasons in NBA History

The Golden State Warriors went 16–1 in the 2017 NBA postseason which was statistically the best record in NBA postseason history. The old mark was held by the 2001 Los Angeles Lakers who breezed through that postseason with a 15–1 and if not for a miraculous…

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The Ratings Game

I find it interesting how movies are rated on Rotten Tomatoes which is rather deceiving. For example, I will use the following top 5 superhero films to explain how it works: The Dark Knight (2008) Iron Man (2008) Spider-man 2 (2004) Logan (2017) Wonder Woman (2017)…

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Wonder Woman

I went into this film on the heels of an avalanche of hype and hysteria you rarely see especially for a comic book movie so my expectations were through the roof but I have to confess that it more than lived up to all the praise.…

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Cast Away

Sometimes movies get better with time because we change and grow. That is the case with the movie “CAST AWAY” (2000) starring Tom Hanks. I remember really liking the film back when I first watched it but it wasn’t a perfect 10 at that time to…

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Clemson Wins the National Championship

What an amazing National Championship game between the top two teams in the country, Alabama Crimson Tide vs the Clemson Tigers. It was a rematch of the 2016 championship game that Alabama won 45-40. Last year Clemson was undefeated and ranked number one and Alabama was…

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The Voice without a Face

Marni Nixon passed away in 2016 at the age of 86. Most people won’t probably recognize her name or even her face but they surely will recognize her incredible talent and amazing career. She was the voice that sang on legendary films such as “The King…

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Rejection of the Election

Most Americans vote in elections and the majority have heard about the crazy electoral college system but very few truly understand how it works. This includes me until I watched this video by “Adam Ruins Everything” which covered our whole voting system. It has been very…

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Red Dive

I have always enjoyed the Olympics, the winter and summer games. I love seeing so many countries coming together in one place. While I don’t believe in being nationalistic or patriotic to the point that we feel separated and different than other human beings, I understand…

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The Messi Miss

As of right now, arguably this generation’s greatest soccer player Lionel Messi has retired from playing with his national team Argentina. This was an awful decision he made following their defeat in the 2016 Copa America to Chile in the dreaded Penalty Shoot-out once again just…

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