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Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Originally published January 4, 2009 Heartwarming AND heart-wrenching. The lengths one will go to for love. All within the context of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” Who knew? Slumdog Millionaire had it all, as far as I’m concerned. Drama, comedy, family issues, romance, rising above what society expects of you to be. But what’s…

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The Adjustment Bureau (2011)

Originally published March 11, 2011 The trailer for “The Adjustment Bureau” paints the movie as an edge of your seat thriller. However, it was more of a slow burn thriller, if that makes sense. “The Adjustment Bureau” follows the life of David Norris (Matt Damon). He’s an aspiring politician with dirty laundry, and his “chance”…

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Watchmen (2009)

Originally published April 13, 2009 You can’t watch this movie just once. You’ll need to see it a few times to get everything. Wired was doing a LOT of constructive criticism during the marketing campaign for the movie. They filled in a lot of the blanks that I was bound to miss because I didn’t…

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Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure by Rachel Fershleiser and Larry Smith

Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure by Rachel Fershleiser and Larry Smith

Originally published August 26, 2008 Basically, the premise of the book is if you could write a memoir in six words, what would yours be? They were taking submissions from every writer: professional, non-professional, famous, and the not-so-famous. As I was reading it, I was laughing about how truly easy it was to sum your…

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silence (2016)

Silence (2016)

Originally published January 11, 2017 I had the pleasure of seeing Martin Scorsese’s newest picture, Silence, at the Red Rock Casino Regal Theatres yesterday. I got my pass through Gofobo. They are reliable for complimentary movie tickets. As with anything free, always arrive as early as possible, even if you have to sit around. I…

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