Archives for: "April 2006"

Ned Kelly

April 28th, 2006
Gripping action and powerful performances by some of today's hottest stars come together in this epic story of a real-life outlaw who defied the law and inspired his people. Actor Heath Ledger (The Four Feathers, A Knight's Tale) brings a raw intensity… more »

Elizabethtown

April 25th, 2006
Drew Baylor (Orlando Bloom) has just had a very difficult day at work. He received the hard-to-swallow news that a product he designed, though it made him a hero in the office prior to its announcement to the public, was a disaster and would cost the… more »

April 24th, 2006
This detachment was absolutely vital... He called it touching the ice. Several years ago, sitting in Hanrahan's gin mill on Forty-eighth Street ... a huge Negro pushed through the door, making the daily delivery of ice. Most icemen use tongs and carried… more »

Mrs. Henderson Presents

April 24th, 2006
Academy Award winner Judi Dench (Shakespeare in Love) received her fifth Oscar nomination for her saucy, hilarious performance in Mrs. Henderson Presents. Laura Henderson (Dench) may be a widow in London but she is certainly not going to spend the rest… more »

Thank You For Smoking

April 21st, 2006
Nick Naylor (Aaron Eckhart) is the Vice President of an organization created by the cigarette conglomerate, a position that carries with it responsibility of being the chief spokesperson for Big Tobacco. He does not have the advanced degrees that other… more »

Book of the Month - May, 2006

April 20th, 2006
As Simple as Snow by Gregory Galloway It is said that Anna (Anastasia) Cayne was born in a thunderstorm. A slightly spooky and complicated high school girl with a penchant for riddles, shortwave radios, Houdini tricks, and ghost stories, Anna spends… more »

Movie of the Month - May, 2006

April 20th, 2006
The Tao of Steve Want to be irresistible to women? The charismatic, overweight, amateur philosopher Dex -- brilliantly played by Donal Logue (The Patriot, TV's "Grounded for Life") can help. He'll teach you all about "The Tao of Steve," a code which he… more »

A Death In Belmont

April 19th, 2006
I do not read much non-fiction, but I enjoy the work of two non-fiction writers. Neither has written many books, but the few they have written are worth reading. The first is Jon Krakauer. The second is Sebastian Junger. Over the years, Junger has given… more »

The small-town elderly don't get my jokes.

April 19th, 2006
This may come as a surprise when I tell you that my sense of humor, at 25 years old, is lost on a woman of 75+ from a small town in Northern Michigan. I was in a small market between Petoskey and Harbor Springs on Monday with my mother. We had decided… more »

Sale on Mystery Books

April 14th, 2006
Amazon.com is offering a 4-for-3 Promotional Sale for Mystery books. The selection is HUGE, but don't be overwhelmed, you can search for the books you want or browse through the selection. Click here to be taken to the sale. The sale appears to apply to… more »