Daily Archives: May 22, 2006

Control Room * * * *


This superb documentary takes us inside Aljazeera TV during the early coverage of the Iraq war and reflects the tensions, biases, trials and tribulations of the Arab world's top news source.   Aljazeera is preparing to launch a major US … Continue reading

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So I Married an Axe Murderer * * *


OK, so I've been sick for the past few days, sitting around watching movies. Might as well blog the reviews so I can pretend I'm being productive…. I watch a lot of movies so I'll start rating them with stars … Continue reading

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War of the Worlds – Tom Cruise Edition * * * *


War of the Worlds – the Cruise and Spielberg version, is an excellent special effects movie that manages to preserve enough of the real H.G. Wells classic to be a very entertaining exploration of that timeless theme we Sci Fi … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of Narnia – The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe * * * *


This excellent film pulls you into C.S. Lewis' magical world of fantasy where four children encounter marvelous creatures and battle evil in an effort to bring balance to the magical world of Narnia. Lewis and Tolkein were both in a … Continue reading

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Flight Health tips


This just in from that bastion of journalistic objectivity, FOX news – Health tips for frequent (or infrequent) flyers – Swelling of intestines means avoid overeating? Avoid junky food? [C'mon, flying's a new great excuse to nab some fast food … Continue reading

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