A Bunch of Mini-Reviews for January 2016

On a business trip to Germany last week, I had the opportunity to not only watch movies on my flights but catch up on some reading, so I thought I’d just do some mini-reviews of the things I managed to digest. Movies Jack Reacher: Never Go Back – If you liked the first one, you’ll… Continue reading A Bunch of Mini-Reviews for January 2016

Positivity and a Negative Mind

There’s a weird dichotomy when I look at the world from my point of view. I’m not the most positive guy in the world, really, but I find myself trying to help others look at the bright side of things more often than not. And it seems that perhaps that approach has rewired my brain… Continue reading Positivity and a Negative Mind

Review: La La Land

We’ve managed to see a few films over this Christmas break. Rogue One. Collateral Beauty. And the girls saw Sing. And now, for Mickey’s birthday, we went to see La La Land staring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. Essentially this is the Hollywood story. An aspiring actress, Mia (Emma Stone) works as a barista serving drinks… Continue reading Review: La La Land

Collateral Beauty, Some Observations

From the moment I saw the trailers for Collateral Beauty, I knew it was something I wanted to see. Will Smith has become an amazing actor in the days since the Fresh Prince oF Bel-Air. But more than that, he seems to pick projects that make you think. For every Men in Black or Independence Day, there’s a Seven Pounds… Continue reading Collateral Beauty, Some Observations

My 2017 Movie List

This is my first SWAG at a list of movies I’m either definitely going to see or may see… Top Films to See in 2017 John Wick: Chapter 2 (February 10) Logan (March 3) Kong: Skull Island (March 10) Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (May 5) Alien: Covenant (May 19) Wonder Woman (June 2) The… Continue reading My 2017 Movie List

A New Home

Once upon a time, I had my old blog – the Lair of the Green Knight – to serve as a home for the odds-n-ends I needed to get out of my head. It was a bit of a clearing house for reviews, poetry, and editorial content. And, as old websites must, it faded into… Continue reading A New Home