24 July 2017

RIP John Heard

RIP #JohnHeard. Discovered him in Big & Home Alone…& continued to "discover" him in all manner of fantastic old/new movies/tv shows. Sigh.

Dunkirk Should Win All the Oscars

#Dunkirk not a political-statement-making indie so no Best Picture. At least give #Nolan Best Director If not then Screenplay right? #Oscars

23 July 2017

Cricinfo Lists Female Cricketers as BatsMEN

PS. @ESPNcricinfo still has the scorecard listing them as...batsMEN! 😂😳 #WWC17 #WWC17Final 





India Loses Women's Cricket World Cup in Agonising Fashion

 Bad luck for #IND *this* close to winning #WWC. Credit to #ENG for holding their nerve (for once? ;) & #Shrubsole (6-46!). Women's #IPL yes!

Matt Kuchar Very Sporting in Loss

PS. Very sporting of #MattKuchar to let #Spieth off the hook for that 20-minute shot. PPS. #NBC showed an absurd no. of ads down the stretch

Jordan Spieth Amazing Win at the (British ;-) Open

What an end to the #TheOpen! #JordanSpieth goes birdie-eagle-birdie-birdie (-5 over 4 holes) to somehow go from collapsing to winning. Nice!

Jordan Spieth Goes Birdie-Eagle-Birdie(!) to Re-Take the Lead at the Open

#Spieth!!!!!!!  #TheOpen

22 July 2017

Andy Roddick & Kim Clijsters Inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame

You Know You're Too Old When: #AndyRoddick & #KimClijsters get inducted into the #Tennis #HOF. They both look like they could still play!👍🎾

Dunkirk

#Dunkirk: #Nolan confirms once & for all that he's #GodOfCinema. Nerve-wracking bone-jangling teeth-rattling visceral cinematic experience!

21 July 2017

Dunkirk in IMAX 2D 70MM is a Nerve (& Wallet)-Shredding Experience!

Dear Hollywood for the love of G*d give #ChristopherNolan his #Oscar! My heart cant take many more of these $50(!) IMAX 70mm epics! #Dunkirk

RIP Chester Bennington

RIP #ChesterBennington. Liked his music because I thought it was catchy, & then when I paused to listen to the lyrics...Only 41, so very sad

Kyrie Irving Wants Out of Cleveland

Whaaaaaa?! Say it ain't so #Kyrie, say it ain't so! Millennials...it's why we can't have nice things. Sigh...😳



Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

#Valerian: Come for the VFX 👀…stay for #Besson's universe-creating ambition that keeps pushing cinema forward! Cara steals the film...wha?!

20 July 2017

Harmanpreet Kaur Singlehandedly Thrashes Australia WWC 2017

Has to go down as one of the greatest knocks in #cricket history! #Harmanpreet 171 no (115 balls, 20x4, 7x6!)! #IND in #WWC finals! #INDvAUS

RIP Red West

RIP #RedWest. Absolutely broke your heart in #GoodbyeSolo. Co-wrote an Elvis hit. Golden Golden boxer. Man, what a  varied life he lived.

Dunkirk Day!

What day is it? Why #Dunkirk-Day of course! Join me & rest of us #ChristopherNolan-aholics on our eternal quest to get the man his #Oscar!

19 July 2017

Dodger Stadium Selling Naming Rights

I, for one, welcome our #WileECoyote overlord! #AcmeField at #DodgerStadium has quite the ring no? Via @BillShaikin http://ow.ly/UGCw30dLCDM

18 July 2017

RIP Martin Landau

RIP #MartinLandau. Knew him before I knew it was *him*, which is usually how it goes for great character actors. Singular screen presence.

17 July 2017

RIP George A. Romero

RIP #GeorgeARomero. Created his own genre, how many people can say that?! Scared the [bleep] out of me…and, as I grew older, made me think.

16 July 2017

Roger Federer is the Greatest Tennis Player of All Time* (*with caveats ;-)

Becoming the oldest man to win a Slam in the Open Era without dropping a set?! #GOAT...well, until #USOpen rolls around. #Federer #Wimbledon

Venus Loses to Muguruza in 2017(!) Wimbledon Finals

Too bad another ageing legend, #VenusWilliams, couldn't join #Federer at the Ball. But future-star #Muguruza was too strong. #Wimbledon

Roger Federer Wins Wimbledon for the Eighth Time!

Un-bl**dy-believable! Who woulda thought #Federer would pass #Nicklaus's 18 before #Tiger?! #SW19 is now #RF19! Sad for #Cilic. #Wimbledon

15 July 2017

Dos Lobos

#DosLobos: Well, that's one off my LA bucket list! Cesar Rosas & David Hidalgo still going strong after all these years! 👏#LosLobos



War for the Planet of the Apes

#WarForThePlanet: *Fan*-bl**dy-tastic! Good stuff from Reeves, DP, composer. Sure, VFX supes deserve Oscars...but so does the great #Serkis!

14 July 2017

Federer Keeps the Dream Alive and Reaches His 11th(!) Wimbledon Final

Whew! #Federer needed all his #GOAT-guile vs #Berdych...he'll need all that & more vs tough #Cilic! Great effort from #SamQuerrey #Wimbledon

Lady Macbeth

#LadyMacbeth: Woah! Chilling Mills & Boon by way of Merchant Ivory. Jarvis & Ackie are great. Pugh gives a star-making perf for the ages!👏

13 July 2017

Water & Power: A California Heist

#WaterAndPowerACaliforniaHeist: AKA #Chinatown The Documentary. Slickly-made terrifying look at the machinations behind..wait for it...water

12 July 2017

Federer Gets Much-Needed Revenge While Querrey Shocks Wimbledon

Methinks #Federer enjoyed that #GOAT-esque win over #Raonic.  Tough breaks for #Djokovic/#AndyMurray PS #SamQuerrey - take a bow! #Wimbledon

India's Mithali Raj Becomes Highest Run-Scorer in ODI History

Congrats #MithaliRaj! Between her and #JhulanGoswami, India has the highest run-scorer & highest wicket-taker in ODI history! 👏 #Cricket

11 July 2017

The House

#TheHouse: Ya know, it's always good to see Ferrell & Poehler together. 

10 July 2017

Rafa in Epic Upset While Federer Cruises 2017 Wimbledon

Just another #Wimbledon #ManicMonday: #Rafa epic upset. #Federer flashes #GOAT form. Big wins by #CoCo, #Venus & 17-yrs-younger #Ostapenko!

Spider-Man: Homecoming

#SpiderManHomecoming: Best YA Superhero Movie, Ever! Speaks to the 14-year-old boy in us. Holland, Zendaya, Batalon, that car scene…great!

09 July 2017

RIP Nelsan Ellis

RIP #NelsanEllis. He really was the best thing about #TrueBlood & was fantastic in Get On Up...& The Butler...&... Gone way too soon at 39.

08 July 2017

Federer Not Firing On All Cylinders...But Gets Through to 2nd Week 2017 Wimbledon

Yikes! #Federer (definitely *not* in #GOAT-form) gets tough win vs (the other) #Zverev 😳 Draw just gets harder...next: #BabyFed! #Wimbledon

Epic Cheteshwar Pujara Profile

Sidharth Monga reminds us that we really need to appreciate #Cheteshwar #Pujara while he's still here. #Chesistance! http://ow.ly/qPTx30dsax2

07 July 2017

Transformers: The Last Knight

#TransformersTheLastKnight: You could say that, in his own way, Bay is an...auteur?! Anyhoo, it's always good to see Sir Tony have some fun.

06 July 2017

Justin Turner Makes All-Star Team

Congrats to TBH's fave #JustinTurner on #ASG. #Kershaw, #Kenley, #Bellinger, #CoreySeager...hope #AlexWood (10-0!) joins the list! #Dodgers

Federer Wins Second Round 2017 Wimbledon

Good, much-needed testy #Federer win (not quite in #GOAT-form). Bad luck for #Isner, #JackSock, #Pliskova & esp poor #MattekSands #Wimbledon

04 July 2017

Ivo Karlovic Crazy First Round Loss 2017 Wimbledon

PS. Anyone see @ivokarlovic's crazy scoreline?! 6-7(7), 7-6(6), 7-6(9), 6-7(9), 8-6?! #Wimbledon won't be the same w/o him. PPS #Tiafoe! 👍

Federer Off to an Easy Start 2017 Wimbledon

Nice to see #Federer (#GOAT?) get through easy 1R Tough stretch for poor/once-promising #Dolgopolov. Begun, the Quest for 19 has! #Wimbledon

03 July 2017

Okja

#Okja: Fantastic! Sweet, scary, eye-popping, melancholy, unique movie. Director Bong & (the great) DP Khondji are great...& Ahn, well done!👍

01 July 2017

What Happened to the Last Eight Seconds?!

Yo, did I see :08 magically disappear from the last round as #Horn was *laying* into #Pacquiao or did I imagine that?! #PacHorn #Hornet! 🙌

Horn Beats Pacquiao in Monumental Boxing Upset

OMBG! What the what?! #Horn beats #Pacquiao?! Greatest Upset, Ever?! Holy Bl**dy Mother of G*d! What a boxing match @espn! #Hornet!! 🥊 💪

RIP Barry Norman

RIP #BarryNorman. Taught me about cinema at 1:30am(!) when BBC appeared like magic on my TV. Loved Siskel/Ebert but Barry was the best.😔

30 June 2017

The Little Hours

#TheLittleHours: Oh, you know, just your everyday 14th-century Tuscan monastery bawdy farce! Shannon, Reilly & esp DP #QuyenTran are great.

29 June 2017

Amitabh Bachchan and Mrinal Sen Among Great Indian Filmmakers Invited to Join the Academy

Congrats to #Bollywood joining @TheAcademy esp #Amitabh #Bachchan. Kudos to great Bengalis #MrinalSen(!) #BuddhadebDasgupta & #GoutamGhose.👏

28 June 2017

Baby Driver

#BabyDriver: Fan-freakin-tastic! I, for one, welcome Wright's Look-Ma-No-Hands! directing with a Capital D! Oscar noms for DP Pope & editors

27 June 2017

RIP Michael Nyqvist

RIP #MichaelNyqvist. Discovered him as (the perfect) #Blomkvist. Loved him in #JohnWick & #MissionImpossible. Gone (way) too soon at 56. 😔

Mike D'Antoni Wins 2017 NBA Coach of the Year

Congrats to #MikeDAntoni for #NBA #COTY. Who coulda seen him resurrecting his career years after #Suns....with #Harden?! Not @MagicJohnson 😂

26 June 2017

Russell Westbrook Wins NBA MVP!

Whew! #NBA #MVP voters get it right with #Russ #Westbrook! While he was disappointingly gracious, let's hope he's not so nice on the court 😂

CARNE y ARENA (Virtually present, Physically invisible)

#CARNEyARENA (@LACMA): Wowza!!! Completely immersive/*intensely* emotional bold step forward for cinema. #Inarritu, #Chivo - mad respect!

25 June 2017

Kvitova & Feliciano Win Grass Titles

PS. Congrats also to #Kvitova (great comeback story!) & "ancient" #FelicianoLopez (35 is ancient?! #CmonMan!) winning titles. 👏#ATP #WTA

Federer Hammers Young Sascha to Win 9th(!) Halle Title

Yo! #Federer in full-#GOAT-flight is still too much! Poor (Sascha) #Zverev gets hammered in #Halle. "Not sure I'll win this again"...wha?!😭

23 June 2017

Federer Into Halle Semi Finals

Nice. #Federer slowly rounding into #GOAT form makes it into #Halle final four (& #Wimbledon #Big4 reunion :-). Up next: #Khachanov (6'6"!).

The Beguiled

#TheBeguiled: Oh Sofia, you've done it again! Kidman, Farrell, Dunst, the kids, the DP, sound designer, everyone - take a meta-Gothic bow!

20 June 2017

Federer Wins First Grass Match of 2017

Phew! #Federer gets the #GOAT-campaign back on track with cracking #Halle win. After the 1R massacre at #Queens this was a relief. #ATP

The Mummy

#TheMummy: Hey, I'm always down to see Cruise running, saving the world. Can't wait for #AmericanMade - now, *that* is a  #TomCruise movie!