NBA Power Rankings and Predictions: Part I
NBA Power Rankings and Predictions: Part 2
Top Five Stand-Up Comedians Working Today
Top Five Title Tracks (Playing in My Brain Currently)
The Stanley Kubrick Stare

NBA Power Rankings and Predictions: Part 2


Here’s part 2 of the 2013-2014 NBA power rankings and predictions for the league’s best teams. 5. Oklahoma City Thunder The reason the Thunder aren’t higher is simple – no Russell Westbrook. Still recovering from that weird hit he took Continue reading

NBA Power Rankings and Predictions: Part I


As the NBA gets underway for the 2013-2014 season, there’s a distinct feeling that the league is an open-ended question this year as to who is going to walk away champion. The dynamic of the league has changed significantly over Continue reading

NBA Playoffs – Round Two Previews


The first round of the 2013 NBA playoffs changed the landscape for a lot of teams. And with eight teams remaining, it’s looking like the healthiest teams are going to get a free pass to the conference finals if the Continue reading

Top Five Title Tracks (Playing in My Brain Currently)

Purple Rain

  These damn lists are going to be the death of me. I’m a sucker for them. You’re a sucker for them. We all covet the moment when “number one” is presented so we can properly flip a gasket and Continue reading

Community, The Office, Parks and Recreation: Together For the Last Time


It was so nice to tune in for NBC’s Thursday Night programming last night, and for once, enjoy each episode. As of late, I haven’t expected much from a majority of the shows—shows which were part of perhaps the greatest Continue reading

Only God Forgives – Three Brutal New Clips Meant to Make You Feel Uncomfortable


For those infatuated with Nicolas Winding Refn’s 2011 crime drama, Drive, it’s time to grab your scorpion jacket from the closet, and dust it off, because we’re going to Thailand. Sometimes I think even Gary Cooper would be envious of Continue reading

Paul Thomas Anderson and the Great American Auteur: Part III


In my previous pieces about Paul Thomas Anderson, I’ve argued his filmic tendencies tend to be invested in historical contexts, where the narrative is driven by the collective experiences that surround its characters. Even in films where Anderson doesn’t concern Continue reading

Man of Steel Trailer

man of steel

I wasn’t around when the 1978 Richard Donner/Christopher Reeve Superman hit theaters, nor was I available to see the Donner turned Richard Lester sequel. I was still MIA when Superman III came out, and I only remember seeing Superman IV Continue reading