The Pursuit Of Happyness (2006) “You Want Something, Go Get It. Period.”

RATING: 3/5 DIRECTOR: Gabriele Marcino Everyone has dreams and aspirations. What one does to pursue that dream and how much strength of character is needed is examined in The Pursuit Of Happyness. Chris Gardner (Will Smith) is a salesman trying to sell bone density scanners to no avail, he has a young son Christopher (Jaden … Continue reading The Pursuit Of Happyness (2006) “You Want Something, Go Get It. Period.”

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The Two Minute Bio: Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey is an American businessman best known as the founder of the social networking site Twitter. Inventor of Twitter Jack Dorsey was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on November 19, 1976. Growing up in St. Louis, Dorsey became interested in computers and communications at an early age and began programming while still a student … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Jack Dorsey

Star Wars VI: Return Of The Jedi (1983) – Understanding The Audience

RATING: 4/5 DIRECTOR: Richard Marquand Return of the Jedi has the most fun with its story. Any person who you talk to about the film will no doubt bring up the Ewoks within a breath and say how they destroyed the film. Dare I say it, George Lucas knew how to capture an audience. Firstly take all the … Continue reading Star Wars VI: Return Of The Jedi (1983) – Understanding The Audience

Life Quote #10

Stephen R Covey (October 24, 1932 – July 16, 2012) Over his lifetime, Stephen inspired millions with the power of universal principles. As he traveled the globe many times over, his message was a simple one: for true success and meaning in life, we must be principle-centered in all areas of life. A teacher at … Continue reading Life Quote #10

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?

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!