Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

The latest sports documentary to come to DVD is “Facing Ali“, based on the book by Stephen Brunt. Muhammad Ali defeated almost every top fighter of the golden age of boxing. Facing Ali turns the cameras on some of Ali’s biggest rivals including George Chuvalo, Sir Henry Cooper, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Larry Holmes, Ron […]

I usually have a loaded DVR as well as my Netflix subscription. But sometimes I end up mindlessly channel surfing. If I find these movies while I’m surfing, I’m staying right there. Add your favorites in the comments. Zoolander Great Line: “I feel like I’m taking crazy pills! I invented the piano key necktie, I […]

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It took a while but I finally watched the greatness that is Paul Thomas Anderson’s “There Will Be Blood”. Seeing as I am late to the party there is no need for dissection or the like; it’s simply an incredible film. That said, I have questions. – How in the world did this not win […]

“Yeah, sure. Old-time hockey!  Like Eddie Shore.” Great story in today’s Tribune about young Christian Hanson, the junior defenseman on the Irish hockey team. His dad just happens to be Dave Hanson, from the hilarious movie “Slap Shot”. “His father, playing with the World Hockey Association’s Birmingham Bulls in the mid-1970s, was about to square […]

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