Tag: Movies

Tears in Rain

Blade Runner (1982) is a great movie, not just a fantastic sci-fi film! It’s a visually stunning film and voted by the American Cinematographers Association as one of the ten best films ever made in the last 100 years. Sure, it is replete with exciting action…

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The Beauty Inside

One of the best things that I love about movies is the way that you get blind sided every once in a while and totally shocked by what you experience. You know, you expect one thing and then all of a sudden you get the rug…

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Beautiful Girls

Beautiful Girls (1996) is a vastly underrated movie in my book. It’s one of my favorites that I watch from time to time. There are so many wonderful performances but Natalie Portman stole the show as the precocious Lolita. She captivates and confuses Will (Tim Hutton)…

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Say What You Need To Say

I love John Mayer’s “SAY” from “The Bucket List”. He wrote it after being moved to tears from reading the script. What a beautiful song and powerful message. We should all make a bucket list and say what we need to say while we still can…

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TRUST

Hal Hartley’s”Trust” (1990) is one of my favorite movies ever. It’s unusual, like the director himself, so I know it’s not for everyone. It’s dark humor and full of quirky dialogue but I just love it all. The two leads Martin Donovan and the late Adrienne…

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Phenomenon

One of the most underrated movies has to be “Phenomenon” starring John Travolta. It is one of my all-time favorites. There are so many things that I love about this movie. The performances by everyone in the cast, especially Travolta and Forest Whitaker. Robert Duval was…

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It Could Happen To You

I just love “It Could Happen To You” starring Nicholas Cage and one of my favorites, Bridget Fonda. It reminds me so much of a Frank Capra movie. The story is so uplifting and the performances by everyone in the cast was wonderful. The music throughout…

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The Graduate

One of my favorite movies of all-time is “The Graduate” (1967) starring a young Dustin Hoffman. Everything about the movie worked perfectly together. The direction from Mike Nichols (Oscar winning), the acting, the coming of age theme, romantic twists and most of all the music! Simon…

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Twitter is this generation's CB Radio

Everyone is going ga ga over twitter these days but it reminds me of a similar communications craze that swept the country way back in the 1970s when I was tiny little Pai. I’m talking about CB (Citizens’ Band) Radio which reached its peak of populariy…

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Lust for Life

I’ve always loved Vincent van Gogh, but not just for the beautiful paintings he created. I’ve always been amazed by his life story and how he was able to create such wonderful works of art in the midst of such severe pain and torture. What a…

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