Seabiscuit (2003) A Determined Spirit

RATING: 4/5 DIRECTOR: Gary Ross It is a sentimental film and does not try to disguise that fact. What gives Seabiscuit four stars is that it is sentimental with intelligence. The film follows three main characters in Charles Howard (Bridges), Red Pollard(Maguire), and Tom Smith (Cooper). These three men are living in depression era America … Continue reading Seabiscuit (2003) A Determined Spirit

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The Two Minute Bio: Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author best known for writing children's stories including "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling." Hans Christian Andersen was born on April 2, 1805, in Odense, Denmark. Hans Andersen Sr. died in 1816, leaving his son and a wife, Anne Marie. While the Andersen family was not wealthy, young … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Hans Christian Andersen

Life Quote #11

Inventor Thomas Edison created such great innovations as the practical incandescent electric light bulb and the phonograph. A savvy businessman, he held more than 1,000 patents for his inventions. In 1869, at 22 years old, Edison moved to New York City and developed his first invention, an improved stock ticker called the Universal Stock Printer, … Continue reading Life Quote #11