Joy – The Year’s Biggest Disappointment

"The world doesn't owe you anything." David O. Russell had the best weekend of his career with $17.5 million for Joy, but the inspiring true story of Joy Mangano, a self-made millionaire who created her own business empire, left me bored and uninspired. With the exception of 2010’s commercially successful The Fighter, director David O. Russell's resume consists… Continue reading Joy – The Year’s Biggest Disappointment

Hilarity and Adventure Ensue With “Guardians of the Galaxy”

"So here we are: a thief, two thugs, an assassin and a maniac. But we're not going to stand by as evil wipes out the galaxy. I guess we're stuck together, partners." After two years of anticipation following San Diego Comic Con 2012 where Guardians of the Galaxy was announced, it is finally here. After a summer… Continue reading Hilarity and Adventure Ensue With “Guardians of the Galaxy”

The Place Beyond the Pines

"Not since Hall and Oates has there been such a team."  If you ride like lightening, you'll crash like thunder. With as much speed and adrenaline as handsome Luke's motor riding, The Place Beyond the Pines navigates a complex trail of twists and turns that creates an unavoidable crash course in fate. After I stumbled upon… Continue reading The Place Beyond the Pines

Silver Linings Playbook…most uplifting of 2012

"This is what I believe to be true...you have to do everything you can, you have to work your hardest. If you stay positive, you have a shot at a silver lining." Life doesn’t always go according to plan. I think we can all relate to that at least. It’s only when you hit rock… Continue reading Silver Linings Playbook…most uplifting of 2012