…Count It Down

Happy New Year’s Eve! I think we can all agree that 2014 has been a wild ride. In case you’ve been trapped under something heavy, here’s what you missed (in no particular order):


This is a big week for climate change.  Not in the catastrophic, apocalyptic weather event sense, but in a much more positive call-to-action way.  

…Leave An Impression

Tomorrow, the summer of blockbusters continues with a monster of a movie — “Godzilla.” It’s been 60 years since the terrible lizard first left its mark on the silver screen, and yet film makers are still fascinated by his story. Or at least the studios are interested in how much money it can make them.

…Let It Go

It’s been well over 24 hours since the curtain went down on the 86th Academy Awards.  Overall, it was a fairly successful event. Twitter records were set, pizza was ordered and devoured, Jennifer Lawrence tripped again, Matthew McConaughey even gave a moving acceptance speech which concluded with an “alright, alright, alright.” Of course all of…

…Act Surprised

Happy Oscar Sunday! For film lovers, there are few greater nights than Oscar night. For 3 to 4 hours we get to relive all of the great moments in film of the last year. The stories that inspired us, and made us laugh and cry, are celebrated as only Hollywood can. Unfortunately that involves an…

…Take the Helm

In 2009, when armed Somali pirates boarded the MV Maersk Alabama and took its captain hostage in the cargo ship’s lifeboat, the world was captivated. Captain Phillips, directed by Paul Greengrass, retells this harrowing tale, and manages to recapture our fascination, while shedding light on all that really happened that day. The magic of this film is…