Category Archives: lists
There are lots of ways to win an Academy Award – or rather, things that can increase your chances. It helps if you’re talented, but if you’re in a serious drama, that helps even more. It also helps if you cry, cry during a monologue, have cancer, have something to do with Nazis… or, if you’re a guy, you can lose a ton of weight. Read the rest of this entry
Stop worrying about ebola, start worrying about heart disease, cancer and 8 other things that are killing Americans
A recent episode of The Daily Show pointed out that campaigning politicians and talk show hosts (or, if you prefer, “pundits”) have been calling for action regarding protecting Americans from being killed by the ebola virus, which isn’t really a thing that is happening. What is killing Americans is heart disease, cancer and 8 other things at a rate that will probably never be overtaken by ebola.
The Railway Man is a little known drama starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman that no one liked except me. Read the rest of this entry
We saw the third (and final?) film in the franchise you didn’t ask for (or didn’t know you wanted, depending on your point of view) in The Expendables 3 this weekend and I must say that, for what it’s worth, this is the best film yet in the franchise. Read the rest of this entry
We finally got around to The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and… hm. It was good – not great, but certainly good. It’s complicated, but I can at least say it’s better than the first one. Follow me after the jump if you dare – it’s going to be all spoilers, all the time!