Archive for the ‘Film’ Category

one of the most powerful movies i have seen in a long time

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Secretariat photo With my schedule, I don't get to watch nearly as many movies as I would like (older or newer) but I recently had the chance to watch the movie Secretariat and I LOVED it.  It is only fair to tell you that I am a bit biased because 1. I LOVE horses and 2. I am a sucker for anything remotely inspirational but, in my opinion this movies still moves to the top of the list.  

Most biographical movies    Read More

the fragility of life

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

The fear of death follows from the fear of life.  A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.  ~Mark Twain

Natasharichardson Like many of us, I am deeply shocked and saddened at the death of Natasha Richardson.  I am sure there was a time in my life in which I would hear    Read More

what did you want to be when you grew up?

Sunday, February 3rd, 2008

Astronaut_farmer Yesterday, I caught part of the movie "The Astronaut Farmer" with Billy Bob Thornton and to give you a brief summary, the movie is about a man who has a dream to personally build a spaceship (think NASA) and launch it into orbit (himself).  I won't give away the ending but as you might guess, he encounters lots of trials, tribulations and obstacles along the way not the least of which is the US Government.  I wasn't particularly impressed with    Read More