OK, I’m not excited about the brand split, but if done right, it could really help WWE satisfy multiple fan bases. I think they should make RAW the traditional and family friendly show and make Smackdown the “smark” wrestling show. RAW’s goal should be to completely obliterate what’s left of TNA Impact Wrestling and Smackdown’s […]
The best movies of 2015, in alphabetical order. Ant-Man Superhero fatigue was starting to set in last year. Thankfully, Ant-Man scales down the usual bombast into a relatively simple heist film. It’s incredibly well cast, and actors like Michael Pena and Evangeline Lilly outshined their smaller roles. Also, before Deadpool came along, this was the […]
And now, for the final “Best of 2015” wrestling entry, the year-end awards. Moment of the Year – Seth Rollins breaks John Cena’s nose during RAW match 7/27/215 – WWE RAW Yes, Pro Wrestling is scripted. But sometimes things legitimately go wrong. Rollins wasn’t supposed to break Cena’s nose, but he did. Cena was supposed […]
November 11/7/2015 NJPW: Power Struggle – Tomohiro Ishii vs Tomoaki Honma This match may have been the best back-and-forth of the year. Honma relied too much on his headbutt gimmick, but the crowd loved it and it was undeniably fun. Ishii and Honma are two of the most entertaining wrestlers in the world right now. […]
This is a musical (yes a musical) about an aspiring actress (Emma Stone), an aspiring jazz pianist (Ryan Gosling), and their relationship. The soundtrack is quite good. The choreography may not be up to an Astaire or Gene Kelly movie, but director Damien Chazelle makes it visually interesting with camera movements, color patterns, and abstract […]
The Eagle Huntress is a documentary about a girl who wants to be the first female eagle hunter in Mongolia. It is an inspiring and humorous tale of female empowerment. However, the narrative feels too tidy. It almost seemed like it was a staged or narrative film and not a doc.
Loving is based on the true story of the interracial couple that helped overturn Virginia’s miscegenation laws. Their case eventually made it all the way to the Supreme Court. However, the movie concentrates more on the couple in question and how the law and the trial affected their lives. Though the movie tries to be a […]