I just finished watching Jon Favreau’s Chef. I heard about this film a lot but I never was able to see the film whether because I couldn’t afford to rent or subscribe to a streaming site. First of all, I love food. One of my favorite things to do is to eat food that … Continue reading Chef’s Review
The cast is a powerhouse Rachel Brosnahan as Midge is so darn likable it’s no surprise she took her the gold at last year’s Emmys and Golden Globes. Tony Schalhoub as Abe brings a character I’ve never seen on television. Though he can be absentminded he’s not portrayed as a dullard instead he’s an accomplished professor. Marin Hinkle’s Rose Weissman has a grace about her that just oozes off screen. And even when chaos arises she can be cool and collected but as seen last season she has a limit and isn’t afraid of voicing her opinion. Joel though he’s no longer with Midge he still isn’t grating in fact I rather like him and am looking forward to what happens this season with Michael Zegen’s character. And of course Alex Borenstein as Susie Myerson is phenomenal. The jokes about her being mistaken for a man don’t bother her at all instead her character is so determined to make it as Midge’s manager. Her chemistry with Midge is second to none. It’s like our generations Lucy & Ethel.
If you know anything about me you know that I am enthralled with the concept of “love” and how that manifests can be from rooting for two celebrities to be together (Niley forever) or in my consumption of romcoms. So going into the series I was intrigued by the protagonist being not only a man but a fellow lover of the genre as well. I do wanna say that not every male who enjoys romantic movies including romantic comedies are secretly stalkers who obsess over strangers but within seeing the first episode I felt it did a great job of building up who Joe is and why he has his worldview.
This week I saw Adam McKay’s film VICE. Most known for his comedy classics Step Brothers, Anchorman & Talledega Nights he’s recently made a shift to bring his style to more serious topics. His film The Big Short earned him an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. This showed he could succeed out a Will Ferrell lead project and he’s continue to expand with his most recent film looking at Bush’s right hand man, Dick Cheney.
The NCAA would have to take a serious look at the lie that is ‘student-athlete’ and find ways to properly compensate these players who risk injury while biding their time. Let’s hope change truly comes because right now these players are getting screwed. And they truly need to be properly compensated for there talents and by that I mean receiving percentages of those billion dollar March Madness and hundred million dollar apparel deals.
Quincy is a legend. Winning 27 Grammys he’s the second most awarded and has contributed to the best selling album of all time, Thriller. Whether it’s philanthropy building 100 homes in Africa with Habitat for Humanity, speaking to the UN about eradicating extreme poverty or empowering Oprah and Will Smith he’s truly made the most of his 31000 days.
If you love romantic comedies then this is the film for you. It’s fun and is full of life. It’s critically loved and it’s gonna be a success at the box office. Go and get some friends and enjoy.
What I like most about these loosies is that it shows his depth and also the different ways he can approach records. That he can go from just rapping his tail off on 435 to taking a groovy song lie Prophet’s I Wanna Be Your Man and giving a new flavor with Peach Fuzz is awesome. I’ve loved these songs so much that I complied them into a playlist. You can find these songs on his Twitter page and his YouTube channel.
This album is one of the records where you can turn it on and play it all the way through. The songs blend right into each other and the theme of gardens is all throughout the album from Dropping Seeds with Lil Wayne to Garden Shed featuring Estelle. If you haven’t heard it you need to check it out. It was placed #2 on Billboard even after the album leaked two weeks before his release date and has now been certified Gold along with being nominated for Best Rap Album at this past Grammy’s.
Though it’s a comedy there’s a way they tackle issues that is refreshing. It remains itself and not a “Very Special Episode” whenever it talks about police brutality or gender roles. In fact it uses these topics as ways to bring even more jokes. There’s an episode where Diaz and Boyle are paired together and are wearing body cameras. Well shenanigans ensure and Boyle is caught in a compromising position and it’s all captured through the body cams. And because it’s a drug case and there are drugs in the background it’s used as evidence to bring a crook down.