NFL Picks – 2012: Week 8

Alright, I’m doing quick picks because, quite frankly, I’m too tired to do anything else within the time allotted before the games start. Carolina Panthers 23 – Chicago Bears 17  San Diego Chargers 27 – Cleveland Browns 17  Seattle Seahawks 13 – Detroit Lions 28  Jacksonville Jaguars 10 – Green Bay Packers 27  Indianapolis Colts … Continue reading

Film Review / Movies

Cloud Atlas

Directors: Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski  Starring: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent  Cloud Atlas is an ambitious film, with many different intertwining plots and beautiful visuals. From the duo formerly known as the Wachowski Brothers (those responsible for the Matrix trilogy), this film is a movie that is trying to be so much more … Continue reading

Film Review / Movies

Dark Shadows

Director: Tim Burton  Starring: Johnny Depp, Eva Green, Michelle Pfeiffer This movie is just a mess. I’m really disappointed in this less than stellar effort from Tim Burton and company, not because I was expecting much, but because of how truly awful Dark Shadows turned out to be in the end. This is a film (if you … Continue reading

Film Review / Movies / TV

The Girl

Director: Julian Jarrold  Starring: Sienna Miller, Toby Jones, Imelda Staunton  The Girl is HBO’s original film about Alfred Hitchcock and his obsession with actress Tippi Hedren during the filming of The Birds and Marnie. While this is an interesting attempt and more focused on one part of a great filmmaker’s career than what is sure to come with this winter’s … Continue reading