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Big Names Up For Grammys

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Music’s biggest night will take place on Monday February 15 and this past year was full of great music. Many of your favorite artists are nominated and it seems like it will be too hard to tell who will walk away with the coveted award. Kendrick Lamar leads the pack…
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Hail, Caesar! and Hail the Coens!

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

By now kidnappings should be familiar territory for the writing/directing duo Joel and Ethan Coen, with such films under their belts as: Raising Arizona, Fargo and The Big Lebowski. By all accounts, Hail, Caesar! should feel stale, and yet this Hollywoodland farce is one of the Coen’s most exciting and…
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SOCIAL MEDIA DETOX

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

We spend a startling amount of time in front of screens—phones, TVs, tablets, laptops, the list goes on. The growth in technology in the last two decades has provided some important conveniences and distractions for the human race. We can watch TV shows and movies anywhere, engage in virtual realities,…
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NEW MUSIC ALERT

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

This past week, the world was blessed with some great new music. Some came as a surprise while others have been teasing us while we waited for their release. Here are a few albums and a song that were released. Charlie Puth – Nine Track Mind: Busting into the music…
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‘The Finest Hours’ Review

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

There’s a certain earnestness that I think ought to be commended when considering Disney Pictures’ latest – a retelling of a startling Coast Guard rescue in The Finest Hours. However, I would say that the pluses of this movie never really rise above earnest. Everyone’s game (mostly) and it looks…
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In Memoriam

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Since the end of December, celebrity deaths have seem to become the norm with the passing of legendary actors and musicians. All of them came as a surprise to many and ultimately rocked the entertainment industry. Here is a look at those who have left us way too soon. While…
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The Boy Dead on Arrival

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

I suppose it’s not worth burying the lead: I didn’t like The Boy. I could be cute and I could savagely stick it to this movie, but at the end of the day it really isn’t worth that level of vitriol. The only problem is that it isn’t worth really…
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The Revenant Review

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Man is the cruelest animal…. It seems the whole cast and crew of The Revenant has taken this kernel of Nietzscheian knowledge to heart in crafting the recent Golden Globe winning and Oscar nominated film. Despite the fact that the movie has mostly been promoted around the fact that bears…
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#OscarsSoWhite Trending for Second Year in a Row

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Last year, the hashtag #OscarssoWhite had the misfortune of trending on Twitter. This year, the tag has made a strong and disappointing comeback, pervading social media along with declarations from black actors and directors to boycott the award show. Jada Pinkett Smith (Gotham) is one actress who has made her…
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Pinterest

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

With  Christmas coming up I thought it would be an interesting exercise in the holiday spirit to try out some of the many recipes offered on Pinterest, a place where obsessive materialists, culinary connoisseurs and DIY homebodies converge to digiatlly scrapebook and share their ideas and interests.  Let me just…
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