• Movies/Entertainment,  Quick 5/Top 10

    G-S-T Quick 5 – Favorite Movie Monologues

    One of my favorite elements in a film is a succesful (and memorable) monologue. When an actor can deliver a series of lines and carry the scene on the talent of that speech, it brings a certain weight to the movie. Many times in movies a monologue can consist of throw away lines or be a cheesy sequence all together, but I have assembled some of my favorites that are truly great below because they really are standout performances. They are impressive, dramatic and in a few cases stand the test of time but yet they all  exist on a level that showcases the actor’s true talents and is an example of how…

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Off the Shelf

    Off the Shelf…'The Treasure of the Sierra Madre'

    Just when I wonder if Humphrey Bogart could be any better or cooler than his turn as ‘Rick’ in Casablanca, I give this DVD a spin and find a role which almost takes that hallowed top spot.  I’ll say right out that I like the character of ‘Dobbs’ in a way that most people probably love ‘Darth Vader’ or ‘Dr. Jekyll/Mr Hyde’. Now, like those other two, ‘Dobbs’ isn’t all bad and he’s not even a villain but certain events continue to unfold before him and he choses to allow himself to slip so far from the proud man he once was.  ‘Dobbs’ is nowhere as slick as the legendary ‘Rick Blaine’…

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Off the Shelf

    Off the Shelf…’The Treasure of the Sierra Madre’

    Just when I wonder if Humphrey Bogart could be any better or cooler than his turn as ‘Rick’ in Casablanca, I give this DVD a spin and find a role which almost takes that hallowed top spot.  I’ll say right out that I like the character of ‘Dobbs’ in a way that most people probably love ‘Darth Vader’ or ‘Dr. Jekyll/Mr Hyde’. Now, like those other two, ‘Dobbs’ isn’t all bad and he’s not even a villain but certain events continue to unfold before him and he choses to allow himself to slip so far from the proud man he once was.  ‘Dobbs’ is nowhere as slick as the legendary ‘Rick Blaine’…