Training day is the story of Jake Hoyt (Ethan Hawke), a man hoping to get on the fast track to becoming a detective by taking a shot at joining the narcotics division of the police force. Hoyt meets up with Alonzo Harris (Denzel Washington) for his first day to see if he is worthy of being part of Harris’s… Read More Training Day Review: Worst First Day of Work Ever.
Burn After Reading is a dark comedy directed by the Coen brothers with a large ensemble cast including: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, J.K Simmons, Richard Jenkins, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, and others. One of the only other Coen brother movies I have seen is Fargo so I had high hopes for this movie… Read More Burn After Reading Review: Burn After Watching
Tim Burton’s Big Fish is just another example of his bizarre yet intriguing story telling capabilities. His mix of fantasy and reality weave into the central theme of the movie about the way people see the world and their past. Tim Burton’s creative genius is clearly the sole driver of the movie. In the in-between… Read More Big Fish Review
Imagine yourself as a reporter for a big news site like ABC, NPR, MSNBC, etc. Someone comes up to you and asks, “Is Obama Muslim and was he born in the U.S?” Presumably if you would tell them the truth: “Obama isn’t a Muslim and he was born in the U.S.” This is a completely… Read More Deciding What to Report On: A Discussion on the Spread of Misinformation
Finally a year after it’s release(I’m a little late to the party), I’ve finally been able to play Shadow of Mordor: Game of the Year Edition. Firstly, a thumbs up to the developers for making a disc with all the DLC instead of making you download it on the side! Shadow of Mordor (SOM) is… Read More Shadow of Mordor Game of the Year Review
Beast Of No Nations is a gripping film that follows a boy Agu as he is forced in to becoming a child soldier during a civil war in an unnamed African country. He is under the command of the Commandant who leads them through many battles and pillages. The tragic yet telling tale Beast Of… Read More Beast Of No Nation Review: A Story of Child Soldiers