• Editorials,  Movies/Entertainment

    Random Film Thought of the Day…12.28.09

    You know, I don’t know if I say this enough, but I just love me some Memento…actually, all Christopher Nolan films now that I think about it.  Anyway, as much as I adore the story of ‘Leonard Shelby’ trying to find his wife’s killer and the hope that he will remember it once he’s avenged her, I have one big problem with the film. Think about this:  A man is hit on the head.  When he wakes up in the hospital, and after the doctors assess him, they deduce that he has brain damage.  While not fully impaired due to his injury, he’ll never be the person he was either.…

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Quick 5/Top 10

    G-S-T Quick 5 – Replay Value on Movies with 'Twist Endings'

    For a time in my life I was very much into the types of movies that had twist endings, and it was all I talked about.  To this day, my favorite movie with an “ah ha” ending is And Then There Were None (which is such a well done film – I really have to watch it again soon).  However, with so many films out there trying to give the audience a shocker ending or some sort of twist they’ve never seen before, unfortunately there are only so many ways to fool someone.  After a while, you end up with cliche endings that just seem like lame knock-offs of a…

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Quick 5/Top 10

    G-S-T Quick 5 – Replay Value on Movies with ‘Twist Endings’

    For a time in my life I was very much into the types of movies that had twist endings, and it was all I talked about.  To this day, my favorite movie with an “ah ha” ending is And Then There Were None (which is such a well done film – I really have to watch it again soon).  However, with so many films out there trying to give the audience a shocker ending or some sort of twist they’ve never seen before, unfortunately there are only so many ways to fool someone.  After a while, you end up with cliche endings that just seem like lame knock-offs of a…