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Tom Hanks is great.

Tom Hanks is great. If he were British he’d be knighted. Seriously. Michael Caine has got a knighthood for God’s sake. All for saying, “You was only supposed to blow the bloody doors off” and a few other  803 more words


Yesterday, I watched one of my favorite films, Cast Away. I enjoy the middle portion of the film, when Tom Hanks’ character is alone on a desert island. 220 more words


At some point
Having nothing to give got to me.

So I gathered stacks of artifacts
Crusted crowns and stolen thrones
And (hoarder that I am) 204 more words


A Year of Smiles - Day 80

Reason to SMILE #80: DUCT TAPE

If you were stranded on a deserted island, what one thing would you want to have with you?

Uhm.  That’s easy.  199 more words


Nicolas Cage vs. The World - Level 1

Today, we’ve got something a little different for you which we call Movie Mirrors. What happens here is we take the general plot of an existing movie and retell the story with something pulled from the sleep-deprived regions of our minds. 726 more words

Nicolas Cage

"Cast Away": How to do a centuries-old story in a modern movie.

This article originally appeared on MovieRob’s blog, here.

I was invited to do this article by MovieRob for his Genre Grandeur series for February, and he asked me to choose the genre. 1,208 more words



Rain drapes everything
In a veil of wistful longing,
A yearning for something lost
Many moons ago,

About the same time
Solitude became more
Pleasing than company, 54 more words