17 July 2019

Crawl

#CrawlMovie


Good, clean, lean-mean-B-movie-killing-creature-feature-machine fun! Full marks to screenwriters (ace high-concept pitch!), camera operator, prod designer(πŸ‘), Pepper, Scoledario, & course, #CsoCso 🐢🀩!

PS. When is the great #SamRaimi going to direct again?!



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15 July 2019

Federer Loses in Heartbreakingly Close Finals!!!!! 2019 Wimbledon

😭😒


What a heartbreaking loss for the #GOAT...*this* close to finishing off one of the greatest victories of all time!πŸ₯Ί


But for #Federer to fight to the bitter *end* against #Djokovic in *top*(πŸ‘)-back-alley-brawler form...well, hope always does spring eternal, no?

#Wimbledon




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14 July 2019

England Finally Win Historic 2019 Cricket World Cup

πŸ‘ to #Stokes for *finally* giving #ENG something to cheer about!


#Buttler & young #JofraπŸ‘!


But *all* our hearts go out to #BLACKCAPS. Heroic effort from #KaneWilliamson & #Ferguson & #deGrandhomme & #Neesham &...well, all of them!


Best #Cricket Match, Ever!


#NZvENG #CWC19 




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13 July 2019

Excellent Simona Halep New Yorker Profile

If that delightfully charming post-match interview by #Simona didn't turn you into a #Halep fan then try this excellent profile by @louisahthomas (man, #Grantland used to have *excellent* tennis coverage, RIP indeedπŸ™)!


Via: @newyorker


#Wimbledon


https://t.co/L58o6ugc7x



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Simona Shocks Serena to Win 2019 Wimbledon

Bad luck for #Serena😩


But when #Halep's in #Nadal-esque human-backboard form on a slow-as-molasses so-called grass court, well there's not much you can do, eh?


PS. #Simona... *3* unforced errors against the #GOAT?'πŸ˜³πŸ‘πŸ‘✊


#Wimbledon




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12 July 2019

Federer Beats Nadal in Incredibly Close Match!!!!!!!! 2019 Wimbledon

Duuuuuuude!!!!!!!


I'm so here for the rage-against-the-dying-of-the-light #GOAT phase!


No matter what happens from here on out we're *all* gonna enjoy this win!


For #Federer to beat a scintillatingly-in-form #Nadal at this stage in his career...πŸ‘πŸ€©


#FeDal #FeDalXL #Wimbledon




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RIP Rip Torn

RIP #RipTorn


Oh man, one of my *favourite* I-*love*-that-guy/gal character actors. I saw him in a ton of stuff before finally recognising him in his high-profile roles. What an unmistakable screen presence (& an apparently legendarily tumultuous offscreenlife!). He'll be missed.



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10 July 2019

India Come Up Heartbreakingly Short in Semis Against New Zealand 2019 Cricket World Cup

Bad luck for #INDπŸ˜–


Kudos to everyone's 3rd-fave #NZL. Captains' knocks from #RossTaylor & #KaneWilliamson & great bowling from #Boult/#Santner/#MattHenry overcame #Dhoni & #TeamIndia


PS. If #AUS-sies win their semis then we're *all* going to #BACKTHEBLACKCAPSπŸ˜‡


#INDvNZ #CWC19




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Serena / Andy Murray Lose (But Federer Wins to Set Up Massive Clash) 2019 Wimbledon

It sure was fun while it lasted, no?😩


Bad luck for #Serena & #AndyMurray (#MuRena/#SerAndy). More next year?πŸ‘


PS. #Federer needed some of that old #GOAT magic vs tenacious-#Kei(πŸ˜€)... hope he saved some of it for his next vs young up-and-comer...#Nadal!🀩


#Wimbledon #FeDal




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Spider-Man: Far From Home

#SpiderManFarFromHome


Good, clean, #Marvel-meets-John-Hughes-meta-takedown-of-#MCU-until-the-end-when-it-becomes-a(nother?)-validation summer movie fun! Great job by the kids (love the pair-ups!), Jakey, & music supe. PS. #NightMonkey🀣 



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09 July 2019

Serena Wins Twice in One Day 2019 Wimbledon

Fantastic double-duty by #Serena! First taking out feisty young #Riske(πŸ‘) then taking charge with #MuRena / #SerAndy in mixed! What a day for her...and #Wimbledon!


PS. Very instructive to see the contrasting play between her & #AndyMurray at the end of 1st set...πŸ€”




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08 July 2019

Coco Gauff Loses (But Federer Wins His 4th Rd.) 2019 Wimbledon

Sad to see #CocoGauff's wild ride come to an end but #Halep's a tough out. Hope CG gets baskets of wildcards this #USOpen season!


PS Woah! That was some #GOAT stuff from #Federer over up-&-comer #BerrettiniπŸ‘ŠFed's gonna need all his stamina for marathon-#Nishikori😰


#Wimbledon




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07 July 2019

USWNT Win the 2019 Women’s World Cup

Congrats to #USA ... & esp #Lavelle! The sparkplug stoke the show from her more famous counterparts!πŸ‘


Bad luck to #NED...so close (yet again). Courageous stuff from keeper #VanVeenendaalπŸ‘


PS. #AlexMorgan...keep sipping that tea dude!🀣☕️⚽️✊


#FIFAWWC #USWNT #USANED




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06 July 2019

Serena + Andy (& Federer😁) Win Their Matches in Awesome Style 2019 Wimbledon

Looks like #Serena / #AndyMurray stole the show at #Wimbledon!πŸŽΎπŸ€©πŸ‘πŸ‘


Leave it to, ahem, Sir Andy to come up with a perfectly #GoT portmanteau: #SerAndyπŸ˜‚


PS. Fantastic #GOAT win for #Federer over flashy-tricky youngster #Pouille...only to set up w/ another one: #Berrettini😰




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Kawhi Joins Forces with Paul George at Clippers... wut?! 😱

So the quake hit *all* of SoCal, #Clippers & #Lakers included!


#Kawhi adds #OKC (et tu #PG13?) to his dynasty-killing (#Heat, #Warriors...#SpursπŸ˜‡). Sports-media industrial complex may as well entreat #PopeFrancis for his beatification 😏


PS. Here come those #LeBron hot-takesπŸ™„



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05 July 2019

Earthquake 2019!!!

#Earthquake!!! It's a long one!!!!

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Coco Gauff Continues Her Remarkable Run (and Federer Wins Second Round) 2019 Wimbledon

Yo! Remember that awesome #Stellastarr song

#MyCocoπŸ˜πŸ™Œ


#CocoGauff comes *all* the way back to beat flinty-slicing #Hercog!πŸŽΎπŸ‘


Another match, another #GOAT-scare from #Federer😲


Imagine if #Kyrgios ever fulfills his potentialπŸ˜‡


Yo #Wimbledon, we need #Serena-#AndyMurray!





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Godzilla: King of the Monsters

#GodzillaKingOfTheMonsters 


Good, clean monster-vs-(*all*!-the-)monster(s)-everything-including-the-kitchen-sink kaiju fun. Not sure where the director came from, but the kid has serious chops. Let's hope we'll still get the #KingKong v #GodzillaMovie we've been promised😁!



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04 July 2019

Happy Fourth of July 2019

Happy #FourthOfJuly y'all!


Sometimes the East Coast is alright, no?πŸ‘πŸ‘


PS. Please firework responsibly! πŸ˜€ πŸŽ‡ πŸŽ†




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03 July 2019

Save the Sunderbans!

Dear @UNESCO, please save the #Sundarbans!


One of the world's most beautiful natural habitats and an essential part of our  cultural heritage. 


Ask #UNESCO to list the Sundarbans as a World Heritage Site in Danger


#SaveSundarbans #43whc  @unesconorway


https://ctt.ec/y8emb+



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Toy Story 4

#ToyStory4


Comes *this* close to matching the gut-*wrenching* emotions of TS3... fanastic job! Thoughtprovoking, affecting stuff with some of the best animated action setpieces this side of #WallaceAndGromit!πŸ‘ Well done #AnniePotts...& #Keanu! #DukeCaboom foreverπŸ’ͺ✊πŸ™Œ!



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02 July 2019

India Edges Out Bangladesh to Qualify for Semi-Finals 2019 Cricket World Cup

Nervy win for #IND over always-game #BAN😬!


Well done #Rohit(my father must be over the moon!), #Bumrah (2 wickets off last 2 balls!!πŸ‘) & #Pandya(with the ball this time!).


On to the semis!


PS. πŸ‘ #Shakib


#CWC19 #BANvIND




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Federer Overcomes Heartstopping Scare to Win Round 1 2019 Wimbledon

Yo #GOAT, don't give us a(nother) heart-attack this early into #Wimbledon!😱

#Federer overcomes plucky youngster #LloydHarris. My nerves!😰


PS Bad luck for #Venus, but talk about a star-is-born perf from #CocoGauff!πŸ‘


PPS Bad luck for young #Osaka, #Thiem, #Zverev, #Tsitsipas!




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01 July 2019

India and Afghanistan Lose Close Matches 2019 Cricket World Cup

Bad luck for #IND, but beating #ENG at home when they're playing to their full potential is a tough ask, no matter the boundary 🀣


Hope #TeamIndia rebounds quickly, #BAN's tough😰


Bad luck to #AFG, *this* close to another historic upset! Max effortπŸ‘


#CWC19 #ENGvIND #PAKvAFG




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30 June 2019

Yesterday

#Yesterday


Best Exactly-What-You-Need-To-Take-Your-Mind-Off-Your-Troubles Summer-Movie, Ever! #DannyBoyle+#FourWeddingsAndAFuneral+ #TheBeatles...forget basu! Movie Heaven, I might be in the actual Big H in the Sky! *Incredible* cast, esp the leads James & #HimeshPatelπŸ™ŒπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ€—



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27 June 2019

India Knocks West Indies Out of 2019 Cricket World Cup

Ha! Our #Tendulkar, who art in retirement, thy will still being done on #TeamIndiaπŸ˜‚! 


#Dhoni must've listened. Essential knocks from him, #Hardik & #Virat


#IND's sensational bowling: #Shami(4for16!) & #Bumrah(2for9😳!)πŸ‘


#CWC19's a less fun place w/o #MenInMaroonπŸ₯Ί


#WIvIND





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25 June 2019

Andy Murray Mounts Remarkable Comeback to Win Doubles 2019 Queens

Wait, wasn't his career over?!


Well done #AndyMurray!


I'm not sure if his Mum is happier that he's miraculously back, winning titles on home soil...or partnering with #Deliciano...er I mean *F*eliciano, I mean #FelicianoLopez!πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ˜πŸŽΎπŸ‘πŸ‘


#QueensTennis



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23 June 2019

Federer Wins the 2019 Halle

I'm not going to bring up the Big "W" but #Federer winning his 10th(😁!) #Halle title can't hurt, right? πŸ‘πŸ‘


Great #GOAT win! 102 and counting ... πŸ™Œ


PS. Awesome to see nice-kid #Goffin all the way back from injury. 


#RF102(!) #ATP #NoventiOpen



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22 June 2019

Incredible Upset Bids by Afghanistan and West Indies 2019 Cricket World Cup!

Good #IND win, but I'm sure #TeamIndia fans wouldn't have minded #AFG pulling off historic upset! Great fight from them, esp. #Nabi! Well done #Shami


Great show from everyone's 2nd-faves #NZL & #Windies, esp heroic #Brathwaite! Great catch by #Boult


#CWC19 #INDvAFG #WIvNZ





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Federer Makes It All the Way to the Finals 2019 Halle!

I'm *loving* the refusing-to-go-gentle-into-that-good-night #GOAT phase!


*Tough* wins for #Federer over always-fun #Tsonga, always-flinty #BautistaAgut, always-flashy #Herbert.


Hopefully he'll remember that nice-kid #Goffin dashed his dreams in London last time 😱


#ATP #Halle



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21 June 2019

Shadow (Ying)

#Shadow (#Ying)


Good, clean, palace-intrigue-meets-romance-meets-bratty-king-meets-backchannel-espionage-meets-plucky-heroine(s)-meets-eye-watering-costume-production-design-meets-some-of-the-best-extreme-slo-mo-water-based-martial-arts-choreography-this-side-of-Zhang-Yimou fun!




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20 June 2019

Chile and S. Africa Lose in Agonising Fashion 2019 Women’s & Cricket World Cup(s)

Yo! Bad luck for #Lara! Poor kid...#CHI was *this* close Credit #THA for not packing it in after that first match


PS Speaking of bad luck (& the other, ahemπŸ™ƒ, Lara's sport, poor #RSA(again😬?!). Credit to #NZL & #KaneWilliamson(againπŸ‘?!).


#FIFAWWC #THACHI(😁) | #CWC19 #NZvSA 




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