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My review of a new legal drama starring Michael B. Jordan as a lawyer trying to save the life of death row inmate Jamie Foxx, from the writer/director who made “Short Term 12.”
My review of “1917,” a new movie about two soldiers tasked with delivering a vital life-saving message on foot in the midst of World War I, directed by Sam Mendes.
Some thoughts upon seeing Joe Namath on a TV commercial and wondering, “How is he still getting endorsement deals?”
I just discovered this Song Exploder podcast, in which Lindsey Buckingham went into detail about the making of one of the hits he wrote for Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 “Rumours” album.
Remembering the quick NFL Films quizzes that ran adjacent to commercials on Monday Night Football. They haven’t been resurrected on TV, but there’s a new online version you can play (link included).
Remembering the late Neil Innes, co-creator of The Rutles, The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, and material for Monty Python, too.
Like every poker room I’ve ever played in, the gym locker room should be a No News Zone. Here’s why.
NOW you can stop saying Happy Holidays.
A few stories from a recent weekend in Las Vegas with my wife and daughter, including a stunning state park visit, a Harry Potter show, & a magical night of card tricks and mentalism.
My year is off to a good start because I chose January 1st as the starter in my 2020 Fantasy Calendar Draft.
In 2003, Vice President Dick Cheney, defending the US invasion of Iraq, claimed, “We will be greeted as liberators.” I’m just curious, considering today’s news: how’s that going?
Really glad that, before the new year begins, I invested a lot of money to protect my laptop and other devices from the Y2K2X bug. Don’t need a repeat of the nightmare we all barely lived through twenty years ago!
My thoughts on Don Imus, the Radio Hall Of Famer who died Friday at 79, leaving behind a mixed legacy at best and an undeniable influence on other on-air personalities.
I had to smile at this paragraph from an obituary of Allee Willis, who wrote the “Friends” TV theme song and the Earth, Wind, & Fire hit “September.”
Here’s my list of the ten worst movies I saw this year. Sadly, many of them starred actors whose work I usually admire — including one who appeared in two of these stinkers!
Here are the five best documentaries I saw this year. The top three were so good they could have been included on my overall Best Of 2019 list.
Here are ten more movies I really enjoyed this year, but not enough to include them on my Best Movies Of 2019 list.
These are the ten best non-documentary movies that I saw this year (my list of the best documentaries will come later this week).