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Tom Hanks, Happy Birthday

Tom Hanks has had an incredible acting career. Today he turned 60 and he does not appear to be slowing down.   I am sure that he has many more great years and great movies ahead.   73 more words


2016 Summer Movie Review: Swiss Army Man

I have been waiting for a movie like this for years! Something that is not based on a book or television. Something that is not a remake, a reboot, or a sequel. 500 more words


The Shallows Vs. The Martian - When Is A Thematically Relevant Backstory Unnecessary?

Spoiler alert for The Shallows, The Martian, Gravity, & Cast Away

Steven Spielberg once said that in the best movies someone “loses control and then somehow has to regain it.” Isn’t it funny, though, how in certain movies the character has some definitive past trauma which dramatically informs their attempts to regain control? 1,922 more words

Film Reviews

Hello loves.

This week has been a rough one for me. In a word, I have become “stuck.” I’m stuck in the place where I am at now, and it is not a good place for me or my family. 434 more words


Cast Away

Noosa (c) June Perkins

“Blessed is he who, in his sore longing after Thee,

hath cast away all else except Thyself.”

-Baha’u’llah, Prayers and Meditations… 9 more words


INFERNO (2016) - First Trailer

Academy Award® winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown’s (Da Vinci Code) billion-dollar Robert Langdon series, Inferno, which finds the famous symbologist (again played by Tom Hanks) on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself.  64 more words


Don’t Fear the Spoilers: A Defense of Movie Trailers

Author’s Note: This article first appeared on my tumblr and Moviepilot on September 8, 2015. 

Stop me if you’re heard this before:

“Trailers give away too much of the movie nowadays. 1,486 more words