24 April 2017

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

#TheImmortalLifeOfHenriettaLacks: Very well made & touching. Byrne is very good, but man is this #Oprah's, ahem, show from beginning to end!

23 April 2017

Nadal and Messi Win Monte Carlo/El Clasico

So, the reports of #Nadal's & #Messi's demise(s) have been greatly exaggerated? 50 Clay Court titles & 500 goals...not dead yet! #ElClasico

Cavs Sweep Pacers 2017 Round 1

Not pretty, but a sweep is a sweep. #LeBron (i.e. #Cavs) overcome plucky #Pacers. PS. #OKC-#Rockets game?! Will someone please guard #Nene?!

21 April 2017

Free Fire

#FreeFire: Good, sub-#Tarantino-esque fun from young Wheatley & Co. Riley's hilarious & the rest of the cast is drop-ahem-*dead* awesome.

20 April 2017

Huge Comeback win for Cavs Over Pacers

So...#JR was the answer all along?! Great comeback by #LeBron (i.e. #Cavs)! PS If they let #Pacers put up 100+ what will #Warriors do?! #NBA

19 April 2017

Chris Gayle 10,000 T20 Runs

"The universe boss is still here and still alive" - how can you not love #ChrisGayle?! Well done on 10,000(!!!!!) #T20 runs! #Gayle10000

18 April 2017

The Fate of the Furious

#TheFateOfTheFurious: Sit back & mainline the adrenaline rush! You know you're in good hands with Gray when the franchise jumps the sub!

17 April 2017

Steve Johnson Wins Houston

PS. Congrats to #SteveJohnson for fighting to the *bitter* end to win Houston. Unfancied coming out of #USC he's having quite a career. #ATP

Cavs Squeak by Pacers in Game 2

#LeBron better thank the Lord for #Kyrie, #KevinLove...& those dodgy calls at the end of the game. #Pacers aren't making this easy. #Cavs

Girls


#Girls: Never understood the hate, it was always a decent show. Kudos to #LenaDunham on making such a success of herself at such a young age

15 April 2017

Cavaliers Squeak By Pacers in Game 1

You know, it's about time #LeBron started taking this seriously. Based on the match today the #Cavs are in for a very bumpy ride! #Pacers

Gifted

#Gifted: Very nice Ted-Melfi-esque bounceback from young Webb. Moving story, gently directed. Kid Grace is great & Duncan steals the movie.

14 April 2017

RIP Dan Rooney

RIP #DanRooney. Patron Saint of #Steeler Nation (of which TBH is a charter member). Great owner with a *huge* impact on the NFL. #RooneyRule

The Lost City of Z

#TheLostCityOfZ: Very good stuff. An "intimate" epic movie. Huge kudos to Gray for shooting on 35mm in the jungle with the great #Khondji.

13 April 2017

Russell Westbrook da Real MVP

Dear #NBAMVP voters: please don't pull a #BBWAA & overthink things. #Russ #Westbrook, not thirsty #Harden, is da real #NBA #MVP!

RIP Michael Ballhaus

RIP #MichaelBallhaus. One of *the* greatest cinematographers. DP-ed some of the greatest movies ever made. What a long & incredible career.

12 April 2017

Life

#Life: Terrific Alien-Meets-Gravity fun! Deserves way better than its sorry box office fate Tremendous work by Deadpool, McGarvey & Ekstrand

10 April 2017

T2 Trainspotting

#T2Trainspotting: Fantastic! Melancholic mournfully nostalgic meta-sequel. Boyle hasn't lost a step Lads are great Bremner steals it (again)

09 April 2017

Sergio Garcia Wins the Masters!

Final-bl**dy-ly! #Sergio!!!! Glad to see US golf fans cheer him! Good fight from #JustinRose. PS. #Spieth/#Fowler wha happened?! #TheMasters

08 April 2017

Graduation

#Graduation: Another superb #Mungiu! Very few can do his expert blend of neo-naturalism/realistic thriller/social critique. A must-watch!

KKR Blazing Start to 2017 IPL

Now that's how you start off your #IPL season. #Gambhir & #ChrisLynn (who?!) score 184-*0* for #KKR! PS. @almuthu - #Lynnsanity?! Love it! 😂

07 April 2017

Rickie Fowler Leads 2017 Masters Round 2

Great grown-up round by #Fowler. Lotsa big names lurking: #Sergio, #Lefty, #Spieth, #AdamScott, #Rory…& #FredCouples?! Fun #Masters weekend.

Colossal

#Colossal: Weird, crazy, funny fantastic stuff from Vigalondo! Hathaway's great. Sudeikis steals the movie in a role he was *born* to play!

06 April 2017

RIP Don Rickles

RIP #DonRickles. Oh man, I loved that guy even before I knew about standup. Sure, he was funny & fearless, but also a very underrated actor.

05 April 2017

Nineteen Eighty-Four

#1984: As if you needed another reason to miss the great Hurt & Burton. (Hamilton's great too). Starkly meditative, moving...& terrifying.

04 April 2017

Tony Romo Retires

You Know You're Too Old When: #TonyRomo Retires. Sad sudden end to classic what-if career Always liked the kid's spirit & playmaking ability

03 April 2017

Dodgers Win 2017 Opening Day

#Kershaw: 1-0, 1.29 ERA, 8 K, 0 BB. #Seager: .400, 3 RBI, 1 HR. So, *this* is the year...again? 😂 #Dodgers #MLB #OpeningDay

Big Little Lies

#BigLittleLies: Come for the pulpy intrigue stay for the powerful exploration of womanhood. Standing O to the music supervisor & locations!

02 April 2017

Federer Beats Nadal to Win 2017 Miami Open!

What is there left to say?! #Federer dominates #Rafa (!!) to win #MiamiOpen & complete #SunshineDouble...11 years after the last one! #GOAT

01 April 2017

Federer Beats Kyrgios in Instant Classic 2017 Miami Open

#GOAT Comeback in fairytale phase with win vs #Kyrgios! No matter what happens tomorrow it'll go down as one of the greatest runs in sports!

31 March 2017

Mississippi State Upsets UConn!

UN-bl**dy-believable! One of the greatest buzzer-beaters/games/upsets...like ever! #MorganWilliam  leads #MSST to historic win over #UCONN!

Ghost in the Shell (2017)

#GhostInTheShell: Extremely cool jawdropping visuals! #ScarJo kicks a** & breaks your heart. Binoche & Beat Takeshi elevate proceedings.

30 March 2017

Federer Escapes Berdych 2017 Miami Open

The #GOAT-magic-carpet-ride just keeps getting better & better! #Federer *escapes* battlin #Berdych to set up a #GenNext showdown #MiamiOpen

28 March 2017

Federer Beats Bautista Agut 2017 Miami Open

Man, #Federer had to bring out the ornery-#GOAT in today's B-game-win over #BautistaAgut. Guy fought him harder than #DelPo! #MiamiOpen #ATP

India Wins Australia Test Series 2017

This isnt 01 but itll go down as 1 of #IND's greatest wins. Great for fiery #Virat understated #Rahane unsung #Umesh & esp #Pujara! #INDvAUS

25 March 2017

Federer Beats Tiafoe 2017 Miami Open

Well done #Tiafoe! 👏 Kid went toe-to-toe with #GOAT & made him sweat to the very end. Doesn't get any easier #Federer might get #DelPo next!

Devin Booker Scores 70!

#DevinBooker is only 20 & scored 70?! That 3.5 age-score-multiple advanced stat will never be broken! Wait #Wilt's century was 3.85. NM...

24 March 2017

Wilson

#Wilson: Perfect vehicle for Harrelson to showcase all of his considerable charm & an ensemble full of great actresses. Nice little film.

20 March 2017

Kong: Skull Island

#KongSkullIsland: Thank G*d for Hipster Millennial directors and their sense of meta-nostalgia. Thank G*d for John C(ene-Stealin') Reilly!

Great Performance by Pujara and Saha

#Pujara's our last "pure" Test batsman. Great to see the kid disprove haters. Kudos to fellow bong #Saha...& the blasted #AUS-sies! #INDvAUS

Federer Wins 2017 Indian Wells

Let's enjoy this #GOAT-fairytale while we can! #Federer beats #Stanimal to win #IndianWells. One of his greatest wins #QuarterOfDeath?! #ATP

19 March 2017

RIP Chuck Berry

RIP #ChuckBerry. Discovered him thanks to my parents. Maybe he didn't *invent* Rock 'n' Roll, but where would music be without him? Legend.

17 March 2017

USC Upsets SMU 2017 March Madness

Wait? Wha?! #USC upsets #SMU at the very last second?! Oh G*d, does that mean I have to jump back on the bandwagon?! #Trojans #MarchMadness 

Kyrgios Gives Federer a Walkover 2017 Indian Wells

Sigh it's always two-steps-forward-one-step back with immensely talented/mercurial #Kyrgios. #Federer momentum snapped. PS #Sveta-#Pliskova!

16 March 2017

Federer Thrashes Nadal 2017 Indian Wells

O me of little faith! When #Federer plays at *peak*-#GOAT level even the mighty #Nadal has no chance! #Kyrgios tho is playing smart...uh-oh