A Silent Voice

I really enjoy Japanese anime especially the excellent films made lately. Koe No Natachi (A Silent Voice) is an outstanding story about a bullied deaf girl and the impact of the bullying not only on her but also on the bully and all those around them…

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BladeRunner 2049

Blade Runner (1982) is an all-time favorite film for me and so I was super excited to go see the new requel Blade Runner 2049! It’s set 30 years in the future (but filmed 35 years later). Harrison Ford reprises his iconic role as the original…

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Brand New

Every once in a while I hear a song and it just blows me away. It doesn’t even have to be a new song either like this one from Ben Rector called “BRAND NEW”. I first heard a version of it on the TV show “So…

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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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