Another year, another trainwreck. We are used to it and we expect it. After acquiring Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah, and Courtney Lee, I thought the Knicks could claw their way to a 6 seed in the East. Yet here we are at the end of the regular season, 31-51, a team that can’t even tank … Continue reading Goddamn It; Phil Jackson Isn’t Going Anywhere
And there concludes the 2017 NBA regular season. With every new season, the wait for playoffs only has been getting longer. We know who is getting to the NBA finals, so this is just a very long consolation ladder. I know that the Cavaliers have looked quite weak in the second half of the season, … Continue reading NBA Awards
When Big Little Lies premiered about two months ago, I went in excited seeing this all-star cast. Unfortunately, the first episode left me disappointed. This is a show that initially presented itself as being about the moms in Monterey, CA, and their daily Bravo reality TV level drama shown with HBO standard production value. The … Continue reading Big Little Lies: Starts Little, Ends Big
When you think of a new age Terrence Malick film, you think of succinct, introspective narrations whispered to you. You think of the stunning wide-angle shots lit gorgeously by sunlight. You think of how beautiful even the shaky handheld shots look in his films. You think of endless collage of scenes that act as a … Continue reading Song to Song: The Malick Conundrum
Even before airing the first season finale of Legion this past Wednesday, Noah Hawley and his team of writers have created some of the best work we have seen in television. It would not be a stretch by any means to say Legion is groundbreaking. It has vastly opened the horizons of what can be … Continue reading Legion: A Complete Revelation in Superhero TV
With the Philadelphia 76ers heading for yet another trip to the lottery in this June’s NBA Draft, it appears the fanbase is still bought into The Process. After seeing Joel Embiid and Dario Saric put out superb rookie seasons and knowing that Ben Simmons is on the way, it is understandable to have some excitement. … Continue reading Trust the Process = Stockholm Syndrome?