Archives for: "March 2005"

The Sea Inside

March 31st, 2005
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film of 2004, The Sea Inside is a fact-based story of Ramón Sampedro, a quadriplegic man who petitions the Spanish government for his right to die. Without the use of his body for 27 years, Sampedro… more »

Peanuts

March 30th, 2005
Just an FYI. There is a "best before" date on containers of peanuts. (I wish I had known that prior to 3/2/05. Maybe that explains how I've been feeling over the past few days.) more »

Eulogy

March 29th, 2005
Three generations of a deliciously dysfunctional family gather to bury the family patriarch, the beloved granddaughter of the deceased is given the task of delivering the eulogy. In the days leading up to the funeral, family secrets are revealed, old… more »

Ripley's Game

March 29th, 2005
Mr. Ripley (two-time Academy Award Nominee John Malkovich) emerges from retirement to preside over one last deadly game, but can he persuade an innocent man to commit murder? Tom Ripley is an eccentric, American art lover living in Europe. He is viewed… more »

Collateral

March 28th, 2005
With Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith, Mark Ruffalo and Peter Berg. Directed by Michael Mann. A cab driver becomes an unwilling accomplice to murder when he picks up a contract killer for his next fare. This movie and I had our ups and downs… more »

The Servant: A Simple Story About the True Essence of Leadership - James C. Hunter

March 27th, 2005
In this absorbing tale, you watch the timeless principles of servant leadership unfold through the story of John Daily, a businessman whose outwardly successful life is spiraling out of control. He is failing miserably in each of his leadership roles as… more »

Villanova Wildcats

March 27th, 2005
I really look forward to seeing the maturity of freshman guard Kyle Lowry and sophomore forward Will Sheridan. These two players have already far exceeded my expectations and done so in such a short time. It is hard to say where this year's team would… more »

Mamma Mia!

March 24th, 2005
This was the first time seeing Mamma Mia! I had heard such great things as amongst many other things, it is my dad's favorite show. Having seen it now at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, I will tell you that I did like it, but it is not my… more »

Gallagher's Steakhouse - Las Vegas, NV

March 24th, 2005
Gallagher's Steakhouse is located in the New York-New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. A steakhouse that was highly praised on a few occasions to my boss; we were set to have dinner there Monday night. Seating was quick once the table was ready for our… more »

Book of the Month - April, 2005

March 23rd, 2005
Gideon by Russell Andrews Writer Carl Granville -- down on his luck personally and professionally -- is approached one day by a hotshot publisher who says she'll pay him a startling amount of money to turn a top-secret diary into a novel. Gift from God… more »