film

what’s up chuck

Today is Chuck Palahniuk’s birthday. Chuck is one of my favorite authors, not only because of his unique writing skill, but he has this uncanny ability to see through the bullshit and show you things as they are, not as people wish they were. The author of Fight Club was born on this day in …

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come closer

Unless you have been living under a rock the last year or so, you have to know that Showtime has been catching up to HBO when it comes to interesting and well-done shows. Dexter is the show based on the quietly successful series of books written by Jeff Lindsay featuring a serial killer who hunts …

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don’t let the sun go down on me

The maui film festival recently ended, but not before I had a chance to take yet another in a long line of pictures of sunsets. During the festival this year, we saw two relatively interesting films. The first was I Could Never Be Your Woman and the second was La Môme, or as it is …

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since you been gone

I may not know everything, but the things I do know catapult me up into very thin air. Few people possess the random collection of information that courses across the miles of synapses that make up my brain. One of the many stories that I’ve been fascinated by is the historical account of the ancient …

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It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp

My Academy Award Picks for 2006! Lot’s of long shots this year: Best Picture: Crash Best Director: George Clooney for Good Night, and Good Luck. Best Actor: Philip Seymour Hoffman for Capote Best Actress: Judi Dench for Mrs. Henderson Presents Best Supporting Actress: Michelle Williams for Brokeback Mountain Best Original Screenplay: Crash – Paul Haggis …

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Moving Pictures

My Top 5 Films of 2005 05. The Wedding Crashers 04. Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire 03. History of Violence 02. Crash 01. King Kong Discuss?

seven nation army

There are two stories that I have always been fascinated by. The first is the history of the aztecs and maya. The second is the history of king kamehameha. While Duane “the rock” Johnson is awaiting a viable script to play the title role in Kamehameha, Mel Gibson has satisfied (at least theoretically) my request …

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all she wants is

 In case you’ve been under a rock for the last two years, you know that Peter Jackson is working on a remake of the first blockbuster in film history. King Kong promises to be a bigger, faster, meaner version of the 1933 movie that already inspired one remake back in 1976 with Jeff Bridges and …

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strangelove

I like zombies. Anyone who pays attention to the way I operate will probably say, “It figures.” See, I believe zombies are the perfect human machines*. No longer tied to the rules that hold humanity back, zombies are free to explore the undiscovered territory of their potential. Humans are, by and large, held back by …

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