Imagine a Hollywood director obtaining the raw footage of your childhood. Pretend everything you did between age 6 and 18 was caught on film and someone wanted to piece together a 3 hour movie of your story.
What do you think the director would find? What do you think would be the story of your youth?
That’s the question director Richard Linklater tries to answer in his fascinating film experiment “Boyhood”, the front-runner in this year’s Academy Awards race.
You’ve probably heard by now the way Linklater gathered the same cast together for a week every year for 12 years to shoot the story about an ordinary boy growing up. It’s a well-deserving Best Picture candidate, and not just for the incredibly creative gimmick.
What’s truly beautiful about “Boyhood” is the way it captures just how important the ordinary moments in our life are. Continue reading
The Ultimate Warrior is finally going into the WWE Hall Of Fame this year.
The Warrior is a bit of a controversial candidate for induction. He certainly was not an outstanding in-ring performer.
But there’s a reason why The Ultimate Warrior is remembered so fondly by a certain generation of wrestling fans.
The Ultimate Warrior dared to be different.
While other wrestlers wore plain tights and boring boots to the ring, The Ultimate Warrior wore wacky tassels and neon colors and flashy face paint.
While other wrestlers walked slowly to the ring, The Ultimate Warrior rushed down the ramp like a wild animal unleashed.
While other wrestlers delivered promos like this: Continue reading
TRL was never really about the music videos.
TRL wasn’t really about the boy bands.
TRL, or Total Request Live by its full name, wasn’t even really about the requests.
TRL was all about the Shout Outs. Continue reading