TV

Boardwalk Empire (It’s Back!)

Director: Timothy Van Patten Starring: Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly MacDonald, Michael Shannon So the awesomeness that is Boardwalk Empire returned for it’s second season this past Sunday, and it’s still easily one of the top 5 television shows currently in existence. For those of you who don’t know what this show is (in that … Continue reading

Film Review

Contagion

Director: Steven Soderbergh Starring: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law (and many, many others).  What struck me about Steven Soderbergh’s thriller about an outbreak of a deadly disease was how fast everything moved, but also how well constructed the film was so that the fast pace and the shear amount of people involved didn’t become … Continue reading

Sports

NFL Quick Picks

Thought I’d go ahead and post my picks for this week in the NFL, so here they are (home team in CAPS): New England over Buffalo (+8.5) CINCINNATI (-2.5) over San Francisco Miami over CLEVELAND (-2.5) TENNESSEE (-6.5) over Denver Detroit over MINNESOTA (+3.5) NEW ORLEANS (-3.5) over Houston New York Giants over Philadelphia (-7.5) … Continue reading

Film Review

Drive

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn Starring: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston I have a feeling Drive is going to be one of those movies that I consider a favorite of my own, yet those around me will be saying, “really? Why?” Audiences are going to go into this film expecting an action packed experience, but … Continue reading

Sports

NFL Preview

So the NFL is coming back on Thursday and I normally like to write about the NFL rather than my favorite sport (baseball) because football is the easier sport to follow with less of a time commitment. I was actually hesitant towards the idea of continuing writing about the NFL this year due to the … Continue reading