I think in order to best encapsulate this week, and the range of emotions that have also been dealt with over the past couple, I will include this excellent montage of photos of Robin throughout his career that has been put together by a personal friend of Steve Oedekerk (the man responsible for one of … Continue reading OCMC: Robin Williams, what a concept. . .
Beginning next Monday, I will kick off my week-long tribute to Robin Williams, a man whom the title 'genius' or any other lofty descriptions most certainly apply but still somehow don't seem to do justice. The news of his passing on Monday, August 11 hit me like a tidal wave. Not an entirely unpredictable reaction either, … Continue reading O Captain, My Captain: A Tribute to Robin Williams
Release: Friday, June 6, 2014 [Theater] For every hundred or so saccharine romances that Hollywood will churn out in a year, probability suggests there will be the odd exception or two that comes along and says "enough is enough." The cinematic adaptation of John Green's best-selling novel, The Fault in Our Stars, is at once a … Continue reading The Fault in Our Stars
Today is a strange day. On the one hand, there's the world's biggest stage being set for football, as Superbowl XLVIII kick-off is only a few hours away, a colossal event taking place in the New York Area. However, in that very same nook of this nation we have experienced an unthinkable loss. Philip Seymour … Continue reading A Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman