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Reverend Jones Not Going to Burn the Koran

September 10, 2010

The Reverend Terry Jones has decided not to go ahead with his planned Koran-burning on Saturday.  Reverend Jones was going to use the ninth anniversary of 9/11 to have his anti-Islam, anti-mosque protest. However, after intense pressure from just about everyone and coming to an agreement with those in charge of the proposed Ground Zero [...]

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The Hurt Locker Wins Best Picture

March 8, 2010

Yesterday, Iraq had another in a series of successful parliamentary elections, moving them closer to a functioning democracy which can police itself and defend it’s territorial integrity. It’s wasn’t a perfect situation, dozens were killed in attacks on election sites, but the people seem determined to take the path of democracy. In unrelated news, yesterday, [...]

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Movie Review — Avatar

December 21, 2009

Because of all the snow and craziness of this past weekend, I only now finally got to see possibly the most anticipated movie of the holidays, James Cameron’s Avatar.  This movie cost roughly $300 million and was Cameron’s long-awaited dream vision of an epic story of his own creation;  his space opera, his Star Wars [...]

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Avatar Trailer Released

August 22, 2009

This December a much-anticipated film from writer/director James Cameron called Avatar is slated to shake things up at the box office.  Cameron, most noted for Titanic (1997), Aliens (1986) and Terminator (1984), has pushed the limits of CGI (computer generated imagery), mixed in major innovations in 3-D technology and spiced it all up with a reportedly thoughtful storyline.  [...]

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