22 September 2017

Laver Cup Day 1

Cracking #LaverCup day! #Federer post-#tennis career already in #GOAT territory!πŸ˜‚ #Kyrgios-#JackSock should play dubs fo real! Wait, post?!😨

Battle of the Sexes

#BattleOfTheSexes: Well-made, entertaining movie that only hints at the *vast* legacy of #BillieJeanKing. Stone, Carell, Silverman all good.

21 September 2017

India Beat Australia 2017 ODI 2

Don't look now, but #IND is 2-0 vs (once-)mighty #AUS, 14-2  & 11-0 runs since #CT Finals! πŸ‘€Impressive no matter opposition/venue! #INDvAUS

Dodgers ESPN Magazine Cover Story

Good G*d! If #SICoverJinx weren't enough #Dodgers now get @minakimes-esque (poor #AaronRodgers!) @ESPN #CoverJinx! https://t.co/vmzu1Fqgb6

20 September 2017

mother!

#mother!: Bl**dy H*ll (literally?)! Well, the thing is... Okay, let me see.. How do I put this... What I'm trying to say... #Aronofsky!?!? 😳

17 September 2017

Steelers Beat Vikings

Good, solid win for #Steelers over a tough #Vikings defense, sure... but welcome back #MartavisBryant! πŸ‘€ #HereWeGo #KillerBs

16 September 2017

USC Beats Texas Thanks to a True Freshman Walk-On Placekicker

Not sure if #SamDarnold's gonna win his #Heisman but he better get down on his hands and knees and thank #ChaseMcGrath! Man, #USC 😳 #USCvTEX

Canelo and Golovkin Fight to a Draw

Poor #Canelo, came out firing, got gassed, & #GGG took him apart. Close fight but #Golovkin won. 118-110?! That's what makes #boxing a joke!

Canelo-Golovkin Match Completely Overshadowed

What happened tothe #Mayweather-#McGregor #ESPN #boxing "experts?!" #Canelo-#GGG gets nary a mention on @PTI, @AroundtheHorn or @HQonESPN?!

15 September 2017

RIP Harry Dean Stanton

RIP #HarryDeanStanton. No one in American movies had a face, & a screen presence, quite like he did. Hollywood's a lot less interesting now.

Brad’s Status

#BradsStatus: Wow! Bow down to the indie film G*d that is Mike White! Hits so close to home that it hits bone. Kids Abrams & Raja steal it.πŸ‘

14 September 2017

RIP Frank Vincent

RIP #FrankVincent. He was so good in the Sopranos... and Goodfellas... and Raging Bull... and Casino... and Do the Right Thing and...!

It

#It: Good old-fashioned #StandByMe-Meets-#TheGoonies fun masquerading as a "horror" movie. Muschietti knows how to make a crowdpleasing hit!

13 September 2017

Clayton Kershaw (Who Else?!) Ends Dodgers' Historic Losing Streak

Forget #CyYoung, ending #Dodgers historical losing-streak is #MVP-level for #ClaytonKershaw! PS Is @ThisShowStinks #Scherzer's PR manager?!

11 September 2017

Rafa Unsurprisingly Wins 2017 US Open

Congrats to in-credible/exorable/defatigable/...sufferable(I mean, slightly, right?πŸ€—) #Rafa #Nadal on #USOpen. PS Good run by #KevinAnderson

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

#CuriousIncident: Fan-bl**dy-tastic! Funny/sad/thought-provoking/moving/overwhelming/sensory-overload theatrical experience! Langdon - wow!πŸ‘

10 September 2017

Tracy McGrady Inducted into NBA Hall of Fame

You Know You're Too Old When: #TMac (aka #TracyMcGrady )'s a #NBA #HOF-er! PS. Some of @BillSimmons's best writing: http://bit.ly/1kOevD3

Steelers Squeak by Browns in Season Opener

Got rid of #SammieCoates/#RossCockrell (sigh). Hardball with #LeVeon. Huge deal to #JoeHaden. Man, #Steelers are *not* messing around... 😳

09 September 2017

Wonderful Post-Match Celebration at the US Open

#Sportsmanship, er #sportswomanship ;-)

Best Post-Match Celebration, Ever! (No chance the Men's Finals matches it!) #Sloane #Madison #USOpen



Sloane Stephens Beats Madison Keys to Win 2017 US Open

Goodness! Brutal stone-cold efficiency by #SloaneStephens (from No 957 to #USOpen champ in 6 wks!πŸ˜ƒ). Poor #MadisonKeys better days are ahead

James Anderson Joins 500-Test-Wicket Club

Congrats to (underappreciated) #JamesAnderson on becoming 6th(!) member of 500-wicket club. Remember when *300* was a big deal?! #cricket

08 September 2017

Sania Mirza Knocked Out of US Open by Ex-Partner Hingis

Bad luck for #SaniaMirza, beaten by #Hingis (um, what happened *there*?!) Still, nice to see Indo-China cooperation for a change! 😁 #USOpen

The National - “Day I Die”

PS To my untrained ear @thenational's #DayIDie = #Alligator + #HighViolet which makes it pretty awesome!#TheNational https://t.co/z0PA2KC9My

All the Media “Discovers” The National 3/3

Apparently, @Variety (even!) "discovered" what TBH has known all along: @thenational are awesome! [https://t.co/YjEP56Xfmu] #TheNational 3/3

All the Media “Discovers” The National 2/3

Apparently @nytimes (@JonPareles) "discovered" what TBH knew all along: @thenational are awesome! [https://t.co/4ECSDjvxXX] #TheNational 2/3

All the Media “Discovers” The National 1/3

Apparently @NewYorker (@amandapetrusich) "discovered" what TBH knew all along: @thenational rock! [https://t.co/TJrPtgb6Hh] #TheNational 1/3

07 September 2017

Bryan Brothers Knocked Out

PS. Tough loss for #BryanBrothers to #Lopez Non-Brothers πŸ˜‚ *If* this is their last year, then, man, that was one *h*ll* of a career! #USOpen

US(A) Open Semifinalists!

Wait, wha? All 4 #USOpen Semifinalists are American women...the men (as usual?;-) are lagging behind... #Venus, #Madison, #CoCo, #Sloane!

Federer Sad End to Grand Slam Season

All those glossy spreads leading up to #USOpen. We *all* want #Federer to win but post-#Wimbledon trouble was there we didn't want to see it








Federer & Dodgers 2-For-1 SI Cover Jinx!

I'm gonna blame @SInow & (the excellent) @jon_wertheim for the #Federer & #Dodgers swoons. The #SICoverJinx (2-For-1!) strikes again! 





06 September 2017

Federer's Dream Year Comes Crashing Down at the Hands of Del Potro

D*mn you (Sir)#AndyMurray d*mn you to h*ll! Blame him (& #Federer's awful play) for murderers-row-draw-loss to #DelPo #GOAT gone at #USOpen😭

05 September 2017

American Women Making an Impact at the 2017 US Open

Wait, wha? 4 American women in #USOpen QFs?! #Venus, #Madison, #Sloane & #CoCo - maybe the post-#Serena landscape isn't so bleak after all!

Wind River

#WindRiver: Rare thriller that never loses sight of its humanity. Superbly directed by Sheridan. Sensmeier, Birmingham & esp Renner - great!

04 September 2017

Federer Workmanlike Win Over Kohlschreiber PS. That Insane Del Potro-Thiem Match!

Hope-the-#GOAT-back-is-ok win for #Federer vs #Kohlschreiber 😳Next up #DelPo! PS The #DelPotro-#Thiem match shows why #tennis rocks! #USOpen

03 September 2017

Kvitova Redlines For a Massive Win Over Muguruza

Not sure if #Kvitova will win the #USOpen, but given everything that's happened to her, the win over #Muguruza has to be one of her biggest!

RIP Walter Becker

RIP #WalterBecker. Found out about him thanks to TBH (she absolutely *love*s/ed #SteelyDan). Expertly subverted pop music & rockstar-dom.

02 September 2017

Federer (Finally Gets a Straight Set Win at the 2017 US Open

Not sure if #Federer got #GOAT-train back on track but I'll take a non-5-set win!#Feliciano still going strong huh?#USOpen Week 2 gonna be 😰

USC Squeaks By Someone Called Western Michigan University

Ya know, there's way too much pressure being put on poor #SamDarnold's young shoulders. Let's calm down and let #USC's season unfold. #WMU?!

01 September 2017

What Makes West Indies Beating England a Grand Upset 4/4

Maybe #WIndies upsetting #ENG not hugely historically significant but the sort of feel-good sports story we could use more of these days 4/4

What Makes West Indies Beating England a Grand Upset 3/4

#WIndies: Everyone's sentimental favourite team, played with bold determination and panache after *no* one gave them any chance. #ENGvWI 3/4

What Makes West Indies Beating England a Grand Upset 2/4

#WIndies: No 8(/10), 2-19 away, missing all their big-names, lost last test to #ENG within 3 days (losing 19 wickets in 1 day!) #ENGvWI 2/4

What Makes West Indies Beating England a Grand Upset 1/4

#ENG: No 3, 22-7 at home last 5 years, efficient highly-paid Test #Cricket *machine*.  #ENGvWI 1/4

31 August 2017

Federer Almost Manages to Lose in Round 2!

Man! This weird, wide-open #USOpen is gonna be the death of me! #Federer's un-#GOAT ~70 UEs! squeak by warrior #Youzhny. It only gets harder

Joywave at the Troubadour

#Joywave (@theTroubadour): Great to see nice kids from Rochester go out & become indie-electro-rock-pop-extremely-catchy-dance-y rockstars!

30 August 2017

Bangladesh Upsets Australia

Another day another massive Test #cricket upset Plucky #BAN beat (once) almighty #AUS. #Shakib half-century+10w (for the 2nd time!) #BANvAUS

Logan Lucky

#LoganLucky: Good ol' #Soderbergh-ian ironic Ocean's Eleven-Meets-Talladega Nights-Meets-Masterminds heist-film fun. Daniel Craig well done!

29 August 2017

Kid Tiafoe Almost Creates One of the Biggest Upsets in US Open History!

Yo #Tiafoe, love ya kid, but please don't do that again!  #USOpen is gonna be the death of me if #Federer doesn't get into #GOAT-mode quick!

West Indies Astonishing Upset of England!

Un-bl**dy-believable! #WIndies pull off one of the greatest upsets in Test #Cricket history v #ENG. #ShaiHope! #JermaineBlackwood πŸ’ͺ! #ENGvWI

28 August 2017

RIP Mireille Darc

RIP #MireilleDarc. Unforgettable head-turning screen presence in all those amazing French movies made with some of the greatest directors.

RIP Tobe Hooper

RIP #TobeHooper. Changed horror forever...& scared the [bleep] out of me! I'm still terrified of #Poltergeist & #TheTexasChainSawMassacre.

27 August 2017

Game of Thrones (Awesome) Season 7 Finale!

Bl**dy H*ll! Begun #TheGreatWar has! #TheTrueHeir! #IceDragon! #BlueFire #Tormund? #BericDondarrion? #WinterIsHere! #GameOfThrones!!!

26 August 2017

Mayweather "Beats" McGregor

For once in your life #Floyd - knock him the h*ll out! Still, entertaining "fight" right? #traveshamockery #Mayweather #McGregor

25 August 2017

Federer Getting Tons (Too Much?! As If!) of Journalist Love 4/4

Uh-oh #Federer getting *all* the love...& a murderers-row draw. Making me very nervous! #USOpen #GOAT 😳🐐4/4

@Tennis: http://ow.ly/uybw30eEMmO

Federer Getting Tons (Too Much?! As If!) of Journalist Love 3/4

Uh-oh #Federer getting *all* the love...& a murderers-row draw. Making me very nervous! #USOpen #GOAT 😳🐐3/4

@WSJ: https://t.co/LpzsB2Aamo

Federer Getting Tons (Too Much?! As If!) of Journalist Love 2/4

Uh-oh #Federer getting *all* the love...& a murderers-row draw. Making me very nervous! #USOpen #GOAT 😳🐐2/4

@nytimes https://t.co/J662mwZlLg

Federer Getting Tons (Too Much?! As If!) of Journalist Love 1/4

Uh-oh #Federer getting *all* the love...& a murderers-row draw. Making me very nervous! #USOpen #GOAT 😳🐐1/4

@SInow: https://t.co/I7u2B0hATl

Icarus

#Icarus: Woah! Ultimate right(wrong?)-place-at-the-right-time! Stunning, eye-opening, nerve-racking, you-have-to-see-it-to-believe-it movie.

24 August 2017

RIP Dick Gregory

RIP #DickGregory. Discovered him thanks to my sister-in-law. I always thought he was hilarious-insightful...the activism I learned later.

The Dark Tower

#TheDarkTower: Ya know, not only was it not bad, it was actually kinda fun. I'm down for a Elba-kid buddy-comedy being chased by McConaughey

23 August 2017

Rich Hill Loses a (Perfect) Game in the Most Heartbreaking Way Possible!

Oh no! Poor #RichHill, so close yet so bl**dy far (hopefully that doesn't become the coda for the #Dodgers' season!). PS. #LoganForsythe! 😳

Liverpool Win First Round of Champions League 2017

No #Coutinho no problem? 😁 No idea what a #Hoffenheim is, but #Liverpool's first #UCL win this year is a reason to celebrate! #Firmino! #LFC

Greatest Headline, Ever!: Afridi the beautiful freak completes his nonsensical career

"[B]eautiful freak completes his nonsensical career" - everything we love (&hate?) about #Afridi! #JarrodKimber πŸ‘ http://ow.ly/iDIM30eDfrp

22 August 2017

With Kyrie Traded LeBron Can't Be Far Behind

With the #Nets pick #Cavaliers essentially traded #Kyrie...& #LeBron in one fell swoop! Between this & #USOpen my heart's gonna give out! πŸ˜₯

Possible Kyrie - Isaiah Thomas Trade! πŸ™€


Dear #LeBron, I admire the h*ll out of #IsaiahThomas...but please don't trade #Kyrie for him, it'll only make #DannyAinge more insufferable😳


21 August 2017

RIP Jerry Lewis

RIP #JerryLewis. Loved him as a kid. Then grew up & learned he was an auteur all along. He was so good in #FunnyBones & #TheKingOfComedy.

20 August 2017

Dimitrov Beats Kyrgios for Maiden Masters 1000 Title

Great shotmaking win for #Dimitrov over mercurial #Kyrgios. Looks like #NextGen is, uh, Gen Now...#USOpen is gonna be pretty wide open fun!

Curtis Granderson Joins the Dodgers

Curtis Bl**dy #Granderson?! Always loved the guy & now the #Dodgers have him. You can never have too much of a good thing, esp outfielders!πŸ‘

19 August 2017

The Hitman's Bodyguard

#TheHitmansBodyguard: Good C-Movie fun. Thank G*d for Sam Mutha-[bleep]-in' Jackson, for Reynolds & for Hayek she's pretty d*mn awesome here

18 August 2017

Great Song from the Patti Cake$ Trailer

Yo @foxsearchlight where's the great cover of Springsteen's cover of Jimmy Cliff's Trapped from #PattiCakes trailer? http://ow.ly/GvLf30evX5s

Patti Cake$

#PattiCakes: Aw-bl**dy-some! Quite the debut from director Jasper, and breakthrough for Dhananjay, Athie...& the force-of-nature Macdonald!

17 August 2017

The Big Sick

#TheBigSick: South Asian man with Hollywood dreams falls for American therapist against his family's wishes...So my life the movie?! Funny!πŸ˜‚

16 August 2017

Oklahoma City

#OklahomaCity: Absorbing (& chilling) doc detailing both historical context & individual stories around the horrific bombing. Sadly timely.

15 August 2017

Usain Bolt Retires

You Know You're Too Old When: #UsainBolt Retires. Poor chap bad luck with the ending. Still, Greatest Modern Olympian (tied with #CarlLewis)

Happy Independence Day

Happy 70th(!) #IndependenceDay! What better time to revisit that historic speech by #Nehru: http://ow.ly/LGqj30eqH87

14 August 2017

RIP Joseph Bologna

RIP #JosephBologna. My sister & I discovered him thanks to #RagsToRiches...and then so many awesome 80s movies. Loved his easygoing charisma

13 August 2017

Matsuyama Loses PGA Championship to Justin Thomas

Bad luck for #Matsuyama too many errors down the stretch. Only a matter of time before #Spieth's pal #JustinThomas won one. #SquadGoals #PGA

Federer Loses Rogers Cup to ‪Kid Zverev

Sigh...it was only a matter of time before the kid got the old #GOAT. #Federer's dream season hits a snag vs #Sascha #Zverev. Not #RogersCup

12 August 2017

Federer Reaches Rogers Cup Finals

Hard-fought win for #Federer (#GOAT) to reach another Masters 1000 Finals. #Haase was tough. Next(Gen): 20yo #Zverev/18yo #Shapovalov! #ATP

Ingrid Goes West

#IngridGoesWest: So, the fact that this is on Twitter is very meta, no? Game changer for Plaza. #IceCube's kid great! Kurt's kid's good too

11 August 2017

Federer Through to Semis / Rafa Upset 2017 Rogers Cup

Un-#GOAT-like (much-needed) tough wins for #Federer (#DavidFerrer still going!). Poor #Rafa, huge upset by 18yo(!) #Shapovalov. #RogersCup

Good Time

#GoodTime: Good harmless Apatow-Meets-Mann fun. Safdie Boys know how to pay homage to their cinematic elders. DP & composer - bloody h*ll πŸ‘!

09 August 2017

Wait?' What?! Coutinho May Be Staying at Liverpool After All?!

Wait?! So you're saying there's a chance?! #Coutinho #LFC!! 



Easy First Round Win for Federer 2017 Rogers Cup

Nice post-#RF19 win for #Federer (#GOAT) vs #Polansky (what happened to #Pospisil?!). Let's hope we'll get it to call it a true #RogersCup πŸ˜‚

07 August 2017

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

#AnInconvenientSequel: Al Gore, International Man of Climate Change Mystery, saving the world one COP21 negotiation at a time! Effective doc

05 August 2017

Columbus

#Columbus: Wistful gem of a movie that reminds you why you fell in love with indie cinema. #Kogonada & Richardson take a bow...well done!

04 August 2017

Detroit

#Detroit: Whew! Visceral, you-are-*there*(!) brutal gut-punch that leaves you... Bigelow knows how to direct the living h*ll out of a movie!

03 August 2017

Bhambri Upsets Monfils 2017 Citi Open

Yo! Great upset by #YukiBhambri who got all the way through qualies & then upset #GaelMonfils (#LaMonf!). Inspirational stuff #ATP #CitiOpen

Wladimir Klitschko Retires

You Know You're Too Old When: #Wladimir #Klitschko retires. Criminally underappreciated...leaves just when heavyweight interest is reignited

01 August 2017

RIP Jeanne Moreau

RIP #JeanneMoreau. Even as a little kid I was taught by my parents to say her name properly. What an impossibly cool cinematic goddess.

31 July 2017

RIP Sam Shepard

RIP #SamShepard. Simply put, an American classic. So many recent films where I've said, You know what would've made it better? Sam Shepard.

Atomic Blonde

#AtomicBlonde: Tremendous Theron a**-kicking, McAvoy scene-stealing, Euro-cool arty vibe, 80s soundtrack fun! PS. Stairwell sequence OMG πŸ˜³πŸ‘!

30 July 2017

Dodgers Rookie Beats the Giants in His First Ever At-Bat!

Welcome to the Major Leagues son! #KyleFarmer extra-innings walk-off against the hated #Giants in his first ever AB (down 0-2)! #Dodgers!

28 July 2017

RIP June Foray

RIP #JuneForay. Not only was she the voice of our childhoods as Rocky, Natasha, etc., she was also a pioneer. A long and fabulous career!

Brigsby Bear

#BrigsbyBear: It's always nice to be pleasantly surprised at the movies these days. Unusual, funny, touching(?!) proto-hipster-indie-comedy.

27 July 2017

Shikhar and Pujara Hammer Sri Lanka

#Sehwag:#Dravid::#Shikhar:#Pujara (190 off 168:153 off 265). As my father says, when #IND need to get back into form we play #SRI! πŸ˜‚ #SLvIND

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! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜³ #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!πŸ‘πŸŽΎ

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 πŸ‘€…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! πŸ‘#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!πŸ‘

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! πŸ‘ #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! πŸ‘

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!πŸ‘

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! πŸ™Œ

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!! πŸ₯Š πŸ’ͺ

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.πŸ˜”

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.πŸ‘

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. πŸ˜”

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 πŸ˜‚

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 πŸ˜‚

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. πŸ‘#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!

19 June 2017

Wonder Woman

#WonderWoman: Fan-bl**dy-tastic! Great chemistry between Gadot & Pine. #PattyJenkins - take a bow...well bl**dy done! Donner would be proud!

18 June 2017

Brooks Koepka Wins 2017 US Open

Too bad for #Fowler & #Harman. Whiny golfers, unless you're #Tiger #Woods you shouldn't be winning #USOpen with -16. #Koepka, 379yd drive?!

India Flame Out Against Pakistan in Champions Trophy Finals

Its not #Sharjah86 but for heavily-favoured #IND to lose against their biggest rival in a final πŸ˜” Good tournament overall tho #INDvPAK #CT17

17 June 2017

RIP John G. Avildsen

RIP #JohnGAvildsen. Directed two of my *favourite* movies (Rocky & The Karate Kid). Hopefully the others will be rediscovered like Joe(!).

Rough Night

#RoughNight: Good, ol'-fashioned #TheHangover-Meets-#Bridesmaids fun. #ScarJo's always great & Bell, man, she steals the whole da*n thing!

16 June 2017

Maudie

#Maudie: My allergies kicked into overdrive with this one! 😭 Fantastic little movie, by turns uncomfortable & sweet. Well done Hawk(e)ins! πŸ‘

15 June 2017

India Thrashes Bangladesh to Reach Champions Trophy Finals

A few weeks ago their participation was in doubt...& now #IND is romping through to #CT17 finals with all the big guns firing! Wow! #INDvBAN

14 June 2017

Federer Loses to Good Buddy Tommy Haas (Ranked 302!)

Congrats to #TommyHaas, still fighting the good fight...but this is a devastating loss for #Federer (#GOAT, still?)! I'm already panicking!😳