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Moneyball and Wallstreet

One of my favourite sporting movies is Moneyball.  Those outside of the US may not have watched it or even heard of this oscar nominated picture. It’s a movie about the adaption of innovative sabermetrics which changed how the game

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I think Neil deGrasse Tyson just invented Intellectual Porn

Watch from 3.44 on mute… Warning the following You tube viewer comment may offend some readers:

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The greatest cover up in history – The unheralded Robert Zimmerman

Few Hollywood insiders know that Robert Zimmerman’s deftly nuanced acting performance in The Night We Called It a Day landed him a lot of movie scripts. If you have seen Robert in this; his manner holding the gun beside his

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Did the RIO Olympics Deliver?

Just finished reading this article on BBC about Rio Olympics 2016: Did the IOC’s gamble pay off or did Brazil fail to deliver? What are your thoughts? I personally feel the Olympics didn’t pay off. Sure there are always stellar

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Hail, Caesar! – The Latest from the Coen Brothers

I finally saw the Coen Bros latest Hail, Caesar! (click for IMDB overview). It’s very  playful, multilayered, satirical and witty as you would expect from the highly original Coen duo. At times, stylistically and comedically it reminded me of a

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Bridge of Spies 2015

While it is indeed a political drama about the cold war, I just didn’t expect it to be so entertaining. It feels more like watching Indiana Jones, as James Donovan travels to Berlin at the time the wall was being

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Heaven Knows What (2015)

Every two weeks or so I check out the movie database Rotten Tomatoes which lists amongst other things – latest release DVDs and the movie info of this one caught my eye. ‘HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT blends fiction, formalism and raw

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The Wonder Years and Catch The Wind

I was a prepubescent, high octane, emotionally fragile youngen when I started to watch the 1980s American TV series The Wonder Years. I had never seen a show that encapsulated so accurately the frenetic and potent thoughts of a young boy, like

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Bob Dylan on one of David Letterman last shows

Last night Bob Dylan appeared on David Letterman’s penultimate show. I was overawed by Dylan’s performance of the aptly titled, The Night we called It a Day from Dylan’s latest album masterpiece, Shadows In The Night. He was like an

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5 reasons Bob Dylan is a god and the new Star Wars teaser.

This article 5 reasons Bob Dylan is a god from the Tampa Bay Times was a fun read especially the following section: 5. The truth The Dylan I’ve always loved is exactly like the one encountered by a 24-year-old cop in

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