*warning* Mild Spoilers lie ahead! With distinct tone and massive amounts of violent fun, director Matthew Vaughn (X-Men: First Class, Kick Ass) extrapolates the best of his personal style and revs it up to 140 km/h (get it?) in this stylish British spy movie. Going in, it felt like a bastard child of Wanted, Ender’s Game and a […]Read more "Film Review- Kingsman: The Secret Service"
Richard Linklater is a well-regarded director within committed movie circles. He has made some fantastic indie films that leave quite the impression- Daze & Confused, Bernie , Waking Life, A Scanner Darkly, School of Rock among others so there was quite the buzz when news was gathered that the Texas director over twelve years so that the cast could […]Read more "Film Review- Boyhood"
People vested in the arts enjoy opportunities to call fictional writing, ‘meta’ if it is properly sufficient on their self-referential scale. On some occasions, it is a contrived effort but other times fully applicable. Alejandro Iñàrritu´s auteur brainchild accomplishes so much in its run time and there is plenty of adulation to spread around, a collective […]Read more "Film Review- Birdman"
Creeping up on the NBA All Star Break teams are more familiar with the chemistry of new teammates and acquired philosophies. Once again, the Western Conference looks stacked and surprisingly, the Eastern Conference is finally starting to deliver on the previous offseasons of hype regarding their collective prowess. There are some surprises this season but […]Read more "NBA- The Road To The Playoffs"
Anybody who truly knows me is aware how great an impact music plays in life. I don’t necessarily have a favorite kind although personal listening tends to gravitate towards soul, hip-hop/ rap and folk-acoustic. Here are a few contemporary folk songs that are excellent and have enjoyed for as long as I have known about […]Read more "Media- Modern Folk Music"
A lot has been written, said and thought about these two vastly decorated back to back number one overall draft picks. They come from very different nationalities and cultures but one thing each shares, in part due to each other, is garnering attention as well as anybody in the sport. Exposure to ice hockey for […]Read more "NHL- Justified Hype: Ovechkin & Crosby"
Push is coming to shove a hot Patriots offense in the form of a Seattle defense that wants to cement a legacy in all-time great historical accomplishments. New England could be described as the unstoppable force to the Seahawks’ metaphorical immovable object, meeting in a game dripping with intensity that is sure to be memorable. […]Read more "NFL- Super Bowl XLIX Preview"