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A Hologram for the King (2016) Movie Review

A Hologram for the King is a comedy drama directed by Tom Tykwer. Alan Clay (Hanks) is a depressed American salesman who’s in Saudi Arabia on a business trip selling a holographic telecom system to a Saudi King. 334 more words


The Circle

Mae works in cubicle hell until she lands a job at social media giant Goocle. I mean The Cirgle. No, one more go: The Circle. It helps that she has a highly placed friend there, of course, but that’s the power of social media, eh? 165 more words

Short Movie Review

Thanksgiving Confessions from 28 & Holding

Thanksgiving… a day we are told to be thankful for food and family. Both of which are destined to make us very uncomfortable on Thursday. In the true tradition of this day I thought it would be appropriate to kick it off by sharing some weird things I did as a kid and still do as an adult. 706 more words

28 And Holding

The Future in Sci-Fi, Asian Anglophone Fiction, and more...

Why is science fiction so afraid of the future? (The Verge)

It’s not just Trek, either: over the past 20 years, mainstream science fiction creators have largely handicapped their work by situating their stories within known timelines.

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Ode to Tom Hanks

I was watching a movie the other day that referenced Sleepless in Seattle. There are so many time when you hear that some civilian met a celebrity and they were mean or rude. 86 more words

Deep Thoughts

Uncommon Type: Short Stories.

Who would have thought Tom Hanks would also be good at writing? Is there anything he can’t do?

Tom Hank’s first book was launched a couple of weeks ago and of course, I had to buy it.   544 more words


Oscars: Steven Spielberg's 'The Post' Arrives With the Zeitgeist in Its Sights

When producer Amy Pascal first acquired Liz Hannah’s spec script “The Post” she thought, “Hillary Clinton is going to win , so this will be perfect,” the former Sony Pictures head said at the film’s first west coast screening on Sunday night. 946 more words