Star Wars III: Revenge Of The Sith (2005) – Who Has A Chip On Their Shoulder?

RATING: 3.5/5 DIRECTOR: George Lucas So this is the film everyone has been waiting for. The film in which Anakin Skywalker is turned to the Dark Side and becomes Darth Vader. This film is the most successful of the prequel trilogy perhaps because of the above statement or because it finds pace, adventure and tension … Continue reading Star Wars III: Revenge Of The Sith (2005) – Who Has A Chip On Their Shoulder?

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Star Wars II: Attack Of The Clones (2002) -The Film Is On Repeat

RATING: 2/5 DIRECTOR: George Lucas Ten years have past in the Star Wars Universe since Episode I and you watch the film and if you're like myself , you wonder if Lucas should just call his franchise over. Yes, it's space opera but the opera is what happens behind the camera. George Lucas can not separate … Continue reading Star Wars II: Attack Of The Clones (2002) -The Film Is On Repeat

The Christmas Gift

A group of friends decided to catch up over a coffee and lunch meal. We met in the mall and quickly decided to go to the coffee shop next door. Smiles all over our faces as we hadn't seen each other in months and enjoyed the comradarie. We sat down and ordered our morning teas, … Continue reading The Christmas Gift

Star Wars I : The Phantom Menace (1999) – The House Of Cards

RATING: 3/5 DIRECTOR: George Lucas Everyone writes off the prequel trilogy and  you read fanboy sites that say "Don't bother, it sucks."  The Phantom Menace isn't telling the same story as the original films nor does it want to do that.  A librarian told me " It's eighteen years ago people, get over it!"  George Lucas … Continue reading Star Wars I : The Phantom Menace (1999) – The House Of Cards

Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) – “The Rebel Film”

RATING: 5/5 DIRECTOR: Irvin Kershner Watching Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back makes me ponder and ask myself were some of the story elements intentional and would a few more acting lessons enhanced a certain performance. So at the start of the film left the characters are helping The Rebellion against the Empire. Young … Continue reading Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) – “The Rebel Film”

Star Wars IV A New Hope (1977) – A Space Opera Fantastic!

RATING: 5/5 DIRECTOR: George Lucas A long time ago in a galaxy far far away there was one film that began it all. Star Wars is not only a set of films but a complete movement and religion unto itself. In 1977 George Lucas created an ambitious space opera story that any man could follow … Continue reading Star Wars IV A New Hope (1977) – A Space Opera Fantastic!

How To Make A Splash In Social Media

In a funny, rapid-fire 4 minutes, Alexis Ohanian of Reddit tells the real-life fable of one humpback whale's rise to web stardom. The lesson of Mister Splashy Pants is a shoo-in classic for meme-makers and marketers in the Facebook age.   https://www.ted.com/talks/alexis_ohanian_how_to_make_a_splash_in_social_media  

Eminem – Not Afraid

Eminem is an American rapper, record producer and actor known as one of the most controversial and best-selling artists of the early 21st century. Born on October 17, 1972, in St. Joseph, Missouri, rap musician Eminem had a turbulent childhood. He released The Slim Shady LP in early 1999, and the album went multi-platinum, garnering Eminem two Grammy … Continue reading Eminem – Not Afraid

Up In The Air (2009) “I’m Fired?”

RATING: 3.5/5 DIRECTOR: Jason Reitman Ryan Bingham is the antithesis of Tyler Durden in the executive business world. He represents a craving to have it all, be alone and not needing any help from anyone. If in Fight Club Tyler Durden created the moral code that consumerism was wrong then here Ryan Bingham's belief in … Continue reading Up In The Air (2009) “I’m Fired?”

The Two Minute Bio: Indra K. Nooyi

Indra K. Nooyi is the president and chief financial officer of PepsiCo. Best known for its Pepsi soft drinks, the international powerhouse that Nooyi oversees is actually one of the world's largest snack-food companies. It makes and sells dozens of other products, including Doritos-brand chips, the Tropicana juice line, and Quaker Oats cereals. Nooyi is one … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Indra K. Nooyi