Christina Aguilera – The Voice Within

This 36 year old American singer rose to fame in the late 1990's and 2000s. She often cites other female vocalists like Whitney Houston, Celine Dion and Etta James as influences. She has gone through various musical stages throughout her career and The Voice Within is taken off her "Stripped" album. The best lyric    … Continue reading Christina Aguilera – The Voice Within

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Rocky (1976) “Gonna Fly Now”

RATING: 5/5 DIRECTOR: John G Avildsen Watching Rocky again one can instantaneously think of Bill Conti's "Gonna Fly Now" film score as the image of Rocky running up the 72 steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The scene springs to mind. There are a lot of memorable scenes in the film and even more … Continue reading Rocky (1976) “Gonna Fly Now”

The Two Minute Bio: Gary Vaynerchuk

Gary Vaynerchuk born in 1975, Russian by birth and immigrated to the United States of America in 1978. He is known as a social media entrepreneur pioneer and is CEO of VaynerMedia. His claim to fame was taking to e-commerce with his father's liquor shop creating Wine Library, an online website in 2006.  Wine Library … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Gary Vaynerchuk

Life Quote #3

Chris Gardner was born to Bettye Jean Gardner and Thomas Turner on February 9, 1954, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He has a stepsister, Ophelia from his mother's earlier marriage and two half siblings, Kimberly and Sharon from his mother's third husband Freddie Triplett. They had a harsh childhood with instances of separation from their mother when … Continue reading Life Quote #3

Brothers Prefer Chef Meow!

A young seven year old brother was watching Saturday morning television and enjoying every minute of it. The volume of the TV set had not woken up the parents, everything was going well. The curtains in the lounge were still drawn, his eyes had not adjusted to the light outside  nor did they want to. … Continue reading Brothers Prefer Chef Meow!

Walk The Line (2005) A Tested Love Story

RATING: 4/5 DIRECTOR: JAMES MANGOLD Rewatching "Walk the Line" again after a few years, I  enjoyed seeing two performers sinking themselves in their roles. Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon play Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash respectively. Phoenix won a Golden Globe for his work and Witherspoon,  an Academy Award. Phoenix wasn't too much of … Continue reading Walk The Line (2005) A Tested Love Story

Hollywood Loves Their Disaster Films

Over the last twenty years there has been a ton of disaster films shown in cinemas whether it be Deep Impact, The Day After Tomorrow, Armageddon, Twister, or 2012. Excluding all the doomsday epics like War of the Worlds or 28 Days Later, people still crave for the excitement of a disaster film. The disaster … Continue reading Hollywood Loves Their Disaster Films

Ed Sheeran – Shape of You

This 3:53 second song has peaked in most places at number one on the charts, although it may have dropped a few places, it has stayed on the charts since January this year. People love Ed Sheeran and this is one of the songs that shows his groove. The best lyrics: Come over and start … Continue reading Ed Sheeran – Shape of You

The Two Minute Bio: Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington was born on July 15, 1950, in Athens, Greece. She studied economics at the University of Cambridge before moving to the United States.She was a conservative commentator before switching to liberal politics and started the Web site The Huffington Post in 2005. The site, purchased by AOL in 2011, has gone on to become a … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Arianna Huffington