The Post (2018) “The Search For True News Amongst Fake News”

DIRECTOR: Steven Spielberg RATING: 3/5 Oscar season is upon you and with that comes films that scream Oscar bait. Pick me. Pick me Mr. Oscar. The Post says it all. It has the director in Steven Spielberg, the regular Oscar go - to's Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep. The best of all three categories directing,  best … Continue reading The Post (2018) “The Search For True News Amongst Fake News”

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The Hidden Power Of Smiling

Ron Gutman reviews a raft of studies about smiling, and reveals some surprising results. Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you'll live -- and that a simple smile has a measurable effect on your overall well-being? Prepare to flex a few facial muscles as you learn more about this … Continue reading The Hidden Power Of Smiling

The Rolling Stones – You Can’t Always Get What You Want

This English Rock band knows a thing or two about music. Formed in 1962 and still around. They won't be in a retirement village anytime soon. This song speaks for itself. The best line "But if you try sometimes you just might find, You get what you need."  Most people aren't willing to try anything in … Continue reading The Rolling Stones – You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Boyhood (2014) “A Divorced Parents Reference Guide”

DIRECTOR: Richard Linklater RATING: 5/5 Film can be more than moving, it can give you an experience  where you contemplate your own experiences and perspective of the world. It can shift your thinking and way of life. In Linklater's film you watch a drama that is relevant to any 21st century family whether it be … Continue reading Boyhood (2014) “A Divorced Parents Reference Guide”

The Two Minute Bio: Larry Page

Internet entrepreneur and computer scientist Larry Page teamed up with grad school buddy Sergey Brin to launch the search engine Google in 1998. Born in Michigan in 1973, Larry Page's parents were both computer experts, so it was no surprise that he studied computer engineering at Stanford University. That's where he met Sergey Brin. Together, … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Larry Page

Life Quotes #16

Author Oscar Wilde was known for his acclaimed works including The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Importance of Being Earnest, as well as his brilliant wit, flamboyant style and infamous imprisonment for homosexuality. Born on October 16, 1854 in Dublin, author, playwright and poet Oscar Wilde was a popular literary figure in late Victorian … Continue reading Life Quotes #16

Gone Baby Gone (2007) “Right Versus Wrong?”

DIRECTOR: Ben Affleck RATING: 3.5/5 Casey Affleck has won acclaim by winning the Best Actor Oscar for Manchester By The Sea (2016), and critical acclaim in other roles like I'm Not There and Ain't Them Bodies Saints. Casey Affleck, the younger brother of Ben Affleck has a quiet pathos and genuinity  in his acting that … Continue reading Gone Baby Gone (2007) “Right Versus Wrong?”

The Beatles (Ringo And Paul) – With A Little Help From My Friends

The song is great. Ringo has it down right to the bone. Joe Cocker loved and covered it. An instant pick up for anyone who's depressed, anxious, on mood stabilisers or simply needs that lift. You can't beat a simple message. BEST LYRIC: Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqGnBVUIw1w