What Film To Watch Tonight

So just in case you have haven’t heard of it, Twitter is a recent addition to the Social Network spectrum which involves posting (or tweeting) small messages to a group of self proclaimed followers. Twitter exploded specifically through the Arab uprisings and has become a de facto real time News source for many people. The thing that most interests me about this is that people are starting to ask questions of the twitter-sphere like ‘what film to watch #decisions’ being a common one.

Long Way Around Review

I’ve been watching this TV series called Long Way Around, where Charlie Boorman and Ewan McGregor (a.k.a. Obi Wan Kenobi) ride their cross-country BMWs from London to New York- the long way around. Charlie and Ewan set up an office in London several months before departing and hired a small staff to help plan their route, get the paperwork set up, consult with them on border crossings, and many more activities.

Music Soundtracks Are Essential to the Best Film Experience

Films are considered a mainly visual experience, and many people don’t stop to consider just how important music is in movies. Audiences don’t just watch; they also take in auditory stimuli. During the time of silent films, music was an essential part of telling the story, and live pianists were employed by theaters to accompany the visual feast.

At World’s End Review

Jack Sparrow’s back! Along with his nemesis Hector barbossa, and the love couple Elizabeth Swann and Will Turner. These characters provide both plenty of humor that is worth sitting back in your recliner and crack up the pop corn.

Wreck-It Ralph: It Sure Must Be Nice, Being the Good Guy

The movie involves the arcade being some kind of video game society, where characters from each game are free to wander from one game to another through a mainframe. The catch is, if they get killed outside their game they die for real. Also, if they fail to show up for work, the arcade owners will assume the game is on the fritz, it will be marked “out of order” and you run the risk of being permanently unplugged, leaving them homeless.

Is Television Positive or Negative for Our Society?

Should we throw out the television or let it influence us in our day to day lives? It’s all up to us now. Analysis of the costs and benefits of watching television.

Book to the Future: What Book Would You Memorize for Humanity?

If all books are destroyed and keeping them is illegal, what book would you risk your life to memorize? Your choice reveals surprising things about yourself and what you most value.

The Man With The Iron Fists

Are you in the mood for checking out an old school King-Fu flick? How about one with an update that includes hip-hop music and stylish visuals? I was, as I went to check out the latest movie release at the local cinema “The Man With The Iron Fists.”

Marilyn Monroe’s Most Famous Happenings

Marilyn Monroe was an American film actress who was born on June 1, 1926, and died on August 5, 1962. Although her career was commercially successful back in the 1950s and early 1960s, she remains a household name to this day. Notable events in Monroe’s life include her multiple marriages and her death from barbiturate overdose.

Movie Stars’ Continuous Migration to TV

In 1988, when Dustin Hoffman won his second Oscar for his brilliant portrayal of an autistic savant in “Rain Man,” few would have predicted that he would be starring in a television show later in his career. Big-name actors would never consider playing TV roles-ever. Yet, the list of top movie stars making their way to the small screen continues to grow each year.

Relaxing With a Classic On Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving table is filled with excitement each year. Good food, family, and friends all take center stage during the celebration. After dinner is over, many choose to turn their attention to the numerous college and professional football games that flood the television, choosing a side and sticking with the cheering section assigned to their favorite team.

American Movies Centered On Cars

Why are cars so important to the American narrative? Perhaps because America was built on travel: the voyage from the homeland to the land of opportunity; the trek across the vast, unexplored land, creating new settlements and new opportunities along the way. Building roads of steel and asphalt to encourage and speed the westward push.