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Soul Surfer

[youtube=www.youtube.com/watch?v=npz5eZ4-ehc&feature=player_embedded]   Soul Surfer is an American film about the life of Bethany Hamilton, an award-winning surfer from Hawaii who had lost her left arm in a shark attack. Struggling with faith, appearance, and getting back to the waves, she pulls through to fulfill her dream of becoming a pro-surfer. […]

The Hunger Games review

I wouldn’t say I read a lot of young adult fiction but every now and then I’ll pick up the latest craze. I read the first four books of the Harry Potter series, then stopped. Read one of the Twilight books then put it down. With those books I felt […]

Charlie Sheen in March 2009

What Charlie Sheen can teach us

While driving to work this morning I tuned in to the local radio show. The hosts began their usual Hollywood gossip segment and of course the topic of the day was Charlie Sheen. They played a few clips of his interview with 20/20 and commented about how he was living […]

Manga Messiah Review

The face-consuming glistening eyes. The gravity-defying hair. The exaggerated facial expressions and overly dramatized text. These are things that could characterize the artwork found in manga. For those who are unfamiliar with manga, manga is the Japanese styled comics and cartoons. Think Pokemon, Sailor Moon or Dragon Ball Z. It’s […]

Oscar Night

There was so much hype surrounding the decision to give hosting duties to Anne Hathaway and James Franco for this year’s Academy Awards. It was a bold decision by the Academy. I thought they were a good pairing–the eccentric indie actor and the talented yet safe movie darling. The previews […]