‘The King’ Review- Heavy Is The Head That Wears The Crown

The King is a partial adaption of William Shakespeare’s “Henriad” (a collection of plays regarding Henry IV and Henry V) directed by David Michôd who co-wrote it with Joel Edgerton. In England, Prince “Hal” Henry (Timothée Chalamet) is told by his father, the warmongering King Henry IV (Ben Mendelsohn) that his younger brother Thomas (Dean-Charles…

‘Murder Mystery’ Review- A Few Chuckles, But No Laughs

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston team-up for Murder Mystery, directed by Kyle Newacheck and written by James Vanderbilt. Sandler has a skill for producing low brow comedies that are either massive hits or dubs. New York policeman Nick Spitz (Adam Sandler) lies to his wife, hairdresser and mystery novel obsessed Audrey (Jennifer Aniston) about passing…

FDR’s D-Day Prayer

On June 6th, 1944, the Allied Nations, including the United States, Britain, Canadian, and several other soldiers from various nations came together to launch an ambitious attack on the beaches of Normandy, France in occupied Nazi Germany. Troops from America landed on what became known as Omaha Beach to assist with the invasion. This helped…

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A Brief History: The Dark Side Of Earth Day

April 22nd is the date for the international holiday known as Earth Day. Its proponents say it reminds us to pay homage to the planet we all share and to raise awareness for the environment. Little do they know that one of the first proponents of the holiday was involved in a brutal murder and an international…

Documentary Review- Amanda Knox

I remember the story of Amanda Knox. Though I did think she acted peculiar at her trial, I never once doubted her innocence. I knew she had nothing to do with the murder of her British roommate Meredith Kercher. It was nothing more than trial by media and a bunch of salacious headlines. I watched a…

Movie Review Flashback- The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

Based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel of the same name, ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley‘ is a psychological thriller directed by Anthony Minghella, who also wrote the screenplay. Miramax and Paramount Pictures released it in 1999 for the Christmas season. Con artist and piano turner Tom Ripley (Matt Damon) runs into shipping magnate Herbert Greenleaf (James Rebhorn)…