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“Elysium” Review: Raging Against the Space Machine

“Elysium” Review: Raging Against the Space Machine

When I listed the movies I was most looking forward to this year, this was the movie that topped the list.  And back then, all I had to go on was that it was writer/director Neil Blomkamp’s follow-up to District 9, that it was set in the future and that it starred Matt Damon.  And […]

Dispatches from a Hospital Waiting Room

Dispatches from a Hospital Waiting Room

Just a quick note to bring y’all up to speed. I’m still working on my Elysium review.  I hope to have it out before the week is out.  I also wanted to respond to Arsenal’s first game, but, given today’s great result in Turkey, I think I will wait like I did last year for […]

2013-14 Premier League Primer, Predictions & Pretty Pictures

2013-14 Premier League Primer, Predictions & Pretty Pictures

The time is upon us to welcome back the English Premier League.  And this year, it will be a vastly different Premier League.  Gone from the sidelines is one of its biggest figures ever.  The retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson from Manchester United can’t help but change the way the league will look and feel.  […]

Warning Bells Aboard the SS Arsenal

Warning Bells Aboard the SS Arsenal

Back in early June, I called this “The Summer of Reckoning for Arsenal.”  (Don’t believe me? Take a look right here). In there, I laid a few recommended steps towards improving from the team that needed 10 wins out of its last 15 games in order to just barely qualify for Champions League football.  And […]