Monthly Archive:: October 2013

Captain Phillips movie review: Tom Hanks versus Somali pirates

Captain Phillips starts out terrific, mainly because the director immediately brings you into the world of piracy and you feel the tension mount, as Captain Phillips (Tom Hanks) must quickly rally his crew to avoid capture from Somali pirates.  But this is only the first attempt. The real-life story of Captain Richard ...Read More
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Gravity movie review – It’s no 2001: A Space Odyssey

Gravity fails to inspire If you’re planning on seeing Gravity, directed by Alfonso Cuaron, you might want to read this review first. As most of you cinema fans know, the American movie industry is based largely on hype. In order to generate that hype, you have sites like Rotten Tomatoes, which amalgamates ...Read More
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Republican party stupidity: John Boehner leads the way

Republican party dingbats! In reviewing the comments made by Republican party house leader John Boehner (and those of his colleagues) it boggles the mind just how stupid the Republican party leadership must be. Raising the debt ceiling is not about signing a blank check. It’s about signing a check to pay for ...Read More
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