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

15 March 2017

Federer and Jack Sock Win Close Matches 2017 Indian Wells

Good stuff from #SteveJohnson who gave #Federer a good fight. Next up - #Nadal! Uh-oh! PS. Standing O to #JackSock in edging out #BabyFed.

12 March 2017

Federer Easy First-Round Win 2017 Indian Wells

Poor #StephaneRobert, the veteran was no match for #Federer in full-#GOAT mode. #GroupOfDeath only gets harder with #Djokovic, #Rafa looming

10 March 2017

Lawrence Timmons Leaves the Steelers

Sad to see #LawrenceTimmons go. Underrated and essential part of the #Steelers defense, always there when you needed him. Sigh...#HereWeGo

Personal Shopper

#PersonalShopper: Scared the h*ll out of me…& forced me to think deep existential thoughts…so, a *French* "horror" film! Well done #KStew.

09 March 2017

The Khans of Bollywood

Funny tongue-in-cheek cluelessness from @mallika_rao re: #Bollywood Khans #Irrfan replaces #Salman in Holy Trinity?! https://t.co/tXpcbyhDjC

08 March 2017

Barcelona Incredible Comeback Against PSG

So...#Barca?! With what's been happening over the last year we shouldn't be shocked! Still not ready to put #Messi over #Maradona tho...#UCL

07 March 2017

India Incredible Comeback Against Australia

Maybe not as legendary as the #Laxman-#Dravid #EdenGardens epic but pretty close! Incredible heart from #Kohli's boys, esp #Pujara! #INDvAUS

06 March 2017

RIP Robert Osborne

RIP #RobertOsborne. Absolutely essential to my love of classic Hollywood in my early years in the US. Leaves a massive void for film lovers.

05 March 2017

Matt Pond PA (Resident DTLA)

#MattPondPA (@ResidentDTLA): Achingly beautiful and emotional folksy indie-rock, perfect in the intimate setting. Bonus points for the cello

03 March 2017

Logan

#Logan: Best (Post-Dark Knight) Superhero Movie, Ever! Director Mangold *completely* changes the paradigm for comic-book movies! Incredible!

02 March 2017

Federer Collapses Against Donskoy

To quote #LeeCorso: Not so fast my friend! #Federer collapses in very un-#GOAT-like fashion against #Donskoy Is it too early to panic?! #ATP

28 February 2017

Federer Beats Paire 2017 Dubai

No post-#GOAT-legacy-cementing dip for #Federer. Brutally efficient win over stylish Frenchman (aren't they all?) #BenoitPaire. #Dubai #ATP

27 February 2017

Get Out

#GetOut: Come for the meta-horror thrills, stay for the (truly) vicious social satire! Well done Peele! Gabriel & esp Lil Rel steal the show

26 February 2017

Moonlight Wins Best Picture Oscar in HUGE Upset?!

#Moonlight?!!!! #LaLaLand?!?!! Wait?!?! What!!?!?! #Oscars ?!?!!

RIP Bill Paxton

RIP #BillPaxton. Very sad. Great character actor, & leading man when given the chance. Fantastic director with potential. Gone way too soon

25 February 2017

Australia Upsets India 2017 Test 1

What hath #Patriots wrought?! Against-all-odds back-from-the-dead former world-beaters #AUS *thrash* #IND...in India! #OKeefe who?! #INDvAUS

24 February 2017

2016 Top 10 Films: 1-5

2016 #Top10 Films: 1. #Silence. 2. #LaLaLand. 3. #Schmitke. 4. #AmericanHoney. 5. #Nocturama

2016 Top 10 Films: 6-10

2016 #Top10 Films: 6. #ToniErdmann. 7. #Paterson. 8. #HuntForTheWilderpeople. 9. #Elle. 10. #MyLifeAsAZucchini

2016 Top 10 Films: 11-15

2016 #Top10 Films (11-15): #Moonlight. #Christine. #TheLobster. #Divines. #Arrival.

2016 Top 10 Films: 16-20

2016 #Top10 Films (16-20): #LoveAndFriendship. #NocturnalAnimals. #ABiggerSplash. #CaptainFantastic. #DarkNight. (21): #HellOrHighWater.

2016 Top 10 Films: Misc (1/2)

2016 #Top10 Films #MemberBerries: #RogueOne. Biggest #Catfish: #Fraud(!). Inspirational: #TheDarkHorse.

2016 Top 10 Films: Misc (2/2)

2016 #Top10 Films Too Real: #DoNotResist. Best Indian: #Dangal. Worst: #KnightOfCups (sigh!) / #TheNeonDemon

2017 Oscar Pics (1/7)

2017 #Oscar Picks Pic: La La Land. Dir: La La Land. Actor: (The Other) Affleck. Actress: La La Land. Supp Actor: Remy Denton. #Oscars

2017 Oscar Pics (2/7)

2017 #Oscar Picks Supp Actress: Viola (or is that Lead Actress?!). Screenplay (Orig): MBTS. Screenplay (Adap): Moonlight. #Oscars

2017 Oscar Pics (3/7)

2017 #Oscar Picks Foreign: Salesman (aka Trump Travel Ban). Docu: OJ (or is that an Emmy?!). Toon: Zootopia (aka Trump Election). #Oscars

2017 Oscar Pics (4/7)

2017 #Oscar Picks DP: La La Land. Edit: La La Land. Music: La La Land Song: City of Stars (aka La La Land - Same Song, Second Verse) #Oscars

2017 Oscar Pics (5/7)

2017 #Oscar Picks Sound Edit: Hacksaw Ridge (Mel?!). Sound Mix: La La Land. FX: Jungle Book. #Oscars

2017 Oscar Pics (6/7)

2017 #Oscar Picks Prod Design: La La Land. Costume: La La Land. Makeup: Star Trek. #Oscars

2017 Oscar Pics (7/7)

2017 #Oscar Picks Toon Short: OITNB...I mean Piper. Docu Short: White Helmets (aka Trump Travel Ban). Film Short: Ennemis Interieurs #Oscars

23 February 2017

Nocturama

#Nocturama: A most disturbing movie. Haunting, unnerving you'll be talking this one over for weeks Directed with chilly precision by Bonello

22 February 2017

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki

#OlliMaki: A most unusual boxing pic. Beautifully crafted. Wonderful lived-in performances Incredible award-worthy cinematogprahy by Passi!

21 February 2017

Magic Takes Over Lakers

Ultimate strategery by #Magic - took him almost three years but he has his ultimate revenge! #Rockets better watch out! #Lakers

@MagicJohnson
Happy days are here again! Mike D'Antoni resigns as the Lakers coach. I couldn't be happier!
4/30/14 18:56


John Wick: Chapter 2

#JohnWick2: Awe-bl**dy(literally!)-some! Throw away romantic notions as plot, character, plausibility...enjoy the (pure!) adrenaline rush!

20 February 2017

RIP Richard Schickel

RIP #RichardSchickel. Part of the golden generation of old school film critics. Loved his authoritative writing. We could use more like him.

16 February 2017

Hello, My Name Is Doris

#HelloMyNameIsDoris: Delightful comedy that goes beyond its seemingly sketch-ish premise. Field is fantastic. Deft direction by Showalter.

15 February 2017

Bill Walton & Dickie V Call the Cavs-Pacers Game

heav·en: #BillWalton & #DickieV extolling the (many) virtues of #LeBron (& #Korver?!) calling the #Cavs game! Most fun I've had all year! 😂

The Lego Batman Movie

#TheLegoBatmanMovie: Terrific fun! Somehow manages to make fun of & remind us why we love #Batman in the first place. Your move #Batfleck...

14 February 2017

RIP Bobby Freeman

RIP #BobbyFreeman. "Do You Wanna Dance" was one of my *favorite* songs growing up. What a lovely voice. http://ow.ly/74Zb3090Mhr

13 February 2017

Trainspotting Oral History

Brilliant #Trainspotting oral history by the too-young-to-remember @alexritman. 90s were the *best* for Indie film! http://ow.ly/14EO308SKua

10 February 2017

Land of Mine

#LandOfMine: Stunning, nerve-racking piece of superior craftsmanship. Raises many uncomfortable questions. Gut-wrenching perfs esp the kids.

09 February 2017

13TH

#13TH: Expertly-made, eye-opening documentary that goes beyond the headlines. Compelling film from the always interesting DuVernay.

06 February 2017

Cavaliers Beat the Wizards

Yo, #LeBron, you'd better not trade #KevinLove ! #Cavs wouldn't have won last year w/o him & won't win another with...#Melo?! PS #Wizards?!

05 February 2017

Patriots Win Super Bowl (Again)

Our Dark Overlords win again #Falcons, well Falcon #Brady/#Belicheat/#Patriots  win #SB51   #JoeMontana has #GOAT taken away by #JamesWhite

04 February 2017

NFL HOF Voters As Bad As MLB

@jaydimes You're right. These guys's moral relativism is becoming worse than #BBWA. #Pudge gets into #MLB #HOF but not #BarryBonds/#Clemens.

Terrell Owens is Worthy of the HOF

@jaydimes In every universe known to man #TerrellOwens is a #HOF-er...even if he acted up. He lit it up in #SuperBowl ...with a broken foot!

Terrell Owens Doesn't Make It Into NFL HOF Again

Happy for #LaDainian,
#JasonTaylor & esp #TD for #NFL #HOF. But as much as I love his backstory #KurtWarner doesn't deserve it before #TO.

03 February 2017

Dark Night

#DarkNight: Sensational, sobering & incredibly thought-provoking from director Sutton & his talented cast. One of the best movies of 2016!

02 February 2017

RIP Bharati Mukherjee

RIP #BharatiMukherjee. Wonderful Bengali writer (from Loreto!) Blazed trail for all the Indian authors who have since found fame in the West

Chahal Helps India Beat England

Well done #Chahal(6 for 25!) #IND beats #ENG in Test, ODI & T20 series thanks to this kid (& uh, #Dhoni & #Raina - remember them?!) #INDvENG

01 February 2017

Future Islands - "Ran"

Yes! New @futureislands album  - #TheFarField! If this single's any indication, it's gonna be fantastic! "Ran": http://ow.ly/MwAh308AbBf

Split

#Split: Say what you will, Shyamalan knows how to elevate the heck out of a B-movie. McAvoy is mind-bending (um, *literally*?! Yikes!)!

31 January 2017

Greenidge-Haynes Interview

The most awe-inspiring dynamic duo: #GordonGreenidge & #DesmondHaynes. Great rollicking interview by @EdKempAOC: http://ow.ly/aOuw308qQqk

30 January 2017

RIP Emmanuelle Riva

RIP #EmmanuelleRiva. Sadly, I only know her from Hiroshima Mon Amour, Blue & Amour. Left quite an impression. Wonderful, brave actress.

29 January 2017

Federer Greatest Athlete I've Seen (2/2)

...and I can say unequivocally that I've never seen any athlete play any sport better than I've seen #RogerFederer play #tennis at his peak.

Federer Greatest Athlete I've Seen (1/2)

Ive been lucky enough to have seen the greatest athletes live (#MJ, #Schumacher, #Tendulkar, #Dravid being some of the notable omissions)...

Federer and Nadal Both Great

Hopefully people will realize that greatness is not a zero-sum game. #Rafa and #Roger are two concurrent all-time greats. *Both* celebrated.

Federer Gets 18 Slams!

Move one over #JackNicklaus - you've got company! Who would've guessed #Federer got to #18 before #Tiger did?! Incredible #GOAT performance!

Federer Wins 2017 Aus Open!!!!

#Federer!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #GOAT!!!!!!!!!!!!! Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #AusOpen !!!!!!!!!!!! Yaaaaaaaaaaasssss!!!!

28 January 2017

Celeb Sighting: Luis Guzman

(2nd)-Greatest Celeb Sighting, Ever: (The Great) #LuisGuzman. As polite and nice in person as he is crazy-awesome on screen!

Celeb Sighting: Luis Guzman

(2nd)-Greatest Celeb Sighting, Ever: (The Great) #LuisGuzman. As polite and nice in person as he is crazy-awesome on screen!

RIP John Hurt

RIP #JohnHurt. I loved the guy! Fantastic actor great in everything he did made everything he did better That voice! 1 of the alltime greats

Serena Beats Venus to Win 23rd Slam

Move over #SteffiGraf, #tennis has a new #GOAT! Congrats to #Serena on getting to #SW23! PS. I was totally cheering for #Venus... #AusOpen 

27 January 2017

The Salesman

#TheSalesman: Another #Farhadi Neo-Hitchcockian special! Unbearably tense, jaw-dropping finale. Superb cast, esp Alidoosti & Hosseini. Phew!

26 January 2017

The Dark Horse

#TheDarkHorse: The Great Curtis gets his well-deserved lead showcase & boy does he deliver! Strong ensemble esp incredibly charismatic Hapi.

Mirjana Lucic Inspiring Comeback

Kudos to #MirjanaLucic for her inspiring comeback: "[Bleep] everything and everybody, whoever tells you you can't do it!" Words to live by!

Federer Beats Wawrinka 2017 Aus Open

This is too much! #GOAT in (not quite) full flight win for #Federer vs bro #Stanimal! Also, #Venus v #Serena! #AusOpen or #BackToTheFuture?!

25 January 2017

RIP Mary Tyler Moore

RIP #MaryTylerMoore. I knew her more from her movies than the legendary TV shows. Pioneering force both in front of & behind the camera

24 January 2017

2018 Oscar Predictions (2/2)

2018 #Oscars Predictions: #Guadagnino & #JamesIvory(?!) for Best Adapted Screenplay. #ArmieHammer(?!) for Best Supporting Actor.

2018 Oscar Predictions (1/2)

2018 #Oscars Predictions: #Kumail #Nanjiani for Best Screenplay, Best Comedy Actor at #GoldenGlobes, #TheBigSick for all the #SpiritAwards.

Federer Beats Zverev 2017 Aus Open

Golf clap for #Zverev on his comeback but poor chap had no shot against #Federer in #Maestro-#GOAT form. Next up: #Stanimal! Uh-oh! #AusOpen 

23 January 2017

Nadia Petrova Retires

You Know You're Too Old When: #NadiaPetrova Retires. Stylish, attacking player with loads of talent. Could've won more but had a good career

22 January 2017

Steelers Lose to Patriots 2017 AFC Championship

#Steelers never had a shot given the 3am wake-up, refs' ridiculous (non) calls, #Blount's non-karmic awfulness, #Belichick/#Brady shadiness.

Federer Comeback Win Over Nishikori 2017 Aus Open

#AusOpen! #Federer's #GOAT win vs #Nishikori! (Poor) Sir #AndyMurray out to (other) #Zverev! #Kerber upset by flamethrower #Coco #Vandeweghe

21 January 2017

Celeb Sighting: Chivo!

(2nd) Greatest Celeb Sighting, Ever: #Chivo!!! As in #EmmanuelLubezki!!!! As in Greatest DP, Ever! Marching in DTLA!! OMG!!!! 🐐

20 January 2017

Federer Beats Berdych 2017 Aus Open

C'mon #Federer, that vintage-#GOAT beatdown of #Berdych just gets our #AusOpen  hopes up..way too high! What a performance! PS Poor #JackSock

President Obama Leaves Office

You Know You're Too Old When: President #BarackObama "Retires." No matter what, we can all agree he was a true gentleman throughout his time

19 January 2017

RIP Miguel Ferrer

RIP #MiguelFerrer. One of my alltime favorite character actors/bad guys. Always the effortlessly cool bad-a**. Died too young Loved that guy

18 January 2017

Patriots Day

#PatriotsDay: Yes it isnt nuanced but so what? Very well made, affecting, terrific supporting cast & a you-are-*there* jaw-dropping shootout

Federer Beats Noah Rubin 2017 Aus Open

Kudos to young #NoahRubin on fighting hard. Distressingly tough for #Maestro this early in #AusOpen. #Federer v #Berdych - I'm not nervous 😳

17 January 2017

Hidden Figures

#HiddenFigures: Simply wonderful! Well-made, mid-budget mainstream story about recognizable humans-the kind of movie Hollywood used to make!

16 January 2017

Federer Beats Melzer 2017 Aus Open

Un-pretty but good win against old pal #Melzer (who had to get through qualies?!) for #Federer. #GOAT retirement tour in full swing #AusOpen 

15 January 2017

Steelers Squeak By Chiefs

What a bl**dy match! Thank G*d for the #Steelers #KillerBs: #Bell, um, #Boswell(?!)...&, uh, Defense! #HereWeGo  #LeVeon!

14 January 2017

Serena Williams Oral History Article











Fantastic story on #Serena by @ESPN_Alyssa in celebration of the #AusOpen (wait, it's starting already?!). http://es.pn/2jaUyeX




13 January 2017

The Lobster

#TheLobster: Un-nerving/settling/comfortable/compromising…& all the other uns, especially unforgettable! Weisz, Farrell & cast are great!

12 January 2017

Why Him?

#WhyHim?: The question is Why (inflect this pain on) Us? Cranston, Mullally, Key do what they can, but...

11 January 2017

MS Dhoni Article











#MSDhoni - most under/over-rated cricketer (#Jeter of cricket ;-). @AndyBullatGNM looks beyond captaincy criticisms: http://ow.ly/8Kqw307V4oK




09 January 2017

Alabama Loses National Championship

You know, once in a (long) while, justice manages to get served. #NickSatan (/#Alabama) loses to #Clemson! Thank you #DeshaunWatson! #karma

La La Land

#LaLaLand: D*mn you Damien #Chazelle for making me leave the theatre with (allergy) tears in my eyes a smile on my lips a song in my heart!

08 January 2017

Steelers Beat Dolphins in the Playoffs

Thank G*d for the Defense and running the ball...sound familiar? Great stuff from #LeVeon/#AB/#BigBen/#JamesHarrison! #Steelers #HereWeGo

07 January 2017

Matt Bonner Retires











You Know You're Too Old When: #MattBonner Retires. #RedRocket/#RedMamba has a future in twee indie hipster comedies! http://ow.ly/6FBn307Ms4F




06 January 2017

A Monster Calls

#AMonsterCalls: That sound you hear is the sobbing coming from hipster Millennials. Strikingly dark & emotional "kids" film by young Bayona.

RIP Om Puri

RIP #OmPuri. Glad he got that second wind in Hollywood; the world found out what we in India had known all along - he could do everything!

05 January 2017

Elle

#Elle: Yikes! Most polarising movie of the year?! It's as if Haneke & Almodovar had a Verhoeven baby! Huppert is deserving of *every* award!

04 January 2017

Passengers

#Passengers: Always nice to see kids make something of themselves. (Perpetual Future Super) stars #JLaw & Pratt justify their huge paydays.

Future Islands at Coachella

To all #Millennials attending @coachella: You chaps are in for a treat w/ @futureislands! Guaranteed Best Show Ever! 










http://ow.ly/poWz307EGn3




03 January 2017

Fences

#Fences: Don't listen to the sneering critics. Tremendous effort from Denzel &, um, attention must be paid. Viola - give her the Oscar now!

02 January 2017

USC Wins the Rose Bowl

Yes! What a great #RoseBowl win for #USC thanks to #Adoree' & unflappable #Darnold! #PSU kids #Saquon & #McSorley did well #Trojans #FightOn

Federer Comeback Begins

He's baaaack! Great to see #Federer return in a sparkling win over #DanEvans. Maybe too early to say #GOAT-form is imminent but we can hope!

01 January 2017

Happy New Year 2017

#HappyNewYear  World! Let's hope 2017>2016! "Hang on to your hope. And wind the clock, for tomorrow is another day." - E. B. White