Archives for: "September 2007"

Book of the Month - October, 2007

September 25th, 2007
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen Though he may not speak of them, the memories still dwell inside Jacob Jankowski's ninety-something-year-old mind. Memories of himself as a young man, tossed by fate onto a rickey train that was home to the Benzini… more »

Movie of the Month - October, 2007

September 25th, 2007
Blood Diamond An ex-mercenary turned smuggler (Leonardo DiCaprio). A Mende fisherman (Djimon Hounsou). Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value… more »

Death at a Funeral

September 24th, 2007
When I went into this movie, I knew nothing about it. I believe that this is the best way to see this particular movie. I sometimes prefer not to know, but I legitimately hadn't heard of this movie before it came out. I saw it under a recommendation of,… more »

Kung Fu Hustle

September 12th, 2007
The Axe Gang goes where it wants, does what it wants, and harrasses and oppresses whoever it wants. One day the gang shows up in a small town -- a town which tried to stay out of trouble -- to see about a small disturbance. Instead of imposing its will,… more »

Movie of the Month - September, 2007

September 11th, 2007
Tombstone A sizzling, star-studded cast brings to life the legendary battle to deliver justice to TOMBSTONE! Kurt Russell (Backdraft) turns in a gripping performance as U.S. Marshall Wyatt Earp, and Val Kilmer (The Doors) ignites the screen as the… more »

September 11th, 2007
It's such a shame to waste time. We always think we have so much of it. more »

On Chesil Beach - Ian McEwan

September 10th, 2007
It is July 1962. Florence is a talented musician who dreams of a career on the concert stage and of the perfect life she will create with Edward, an earnest young history student at the University College in London, who unexpectedly wooed and won her… more »

September 7th, 2007
"Have you ever noticed yourself smile? You look like an old soldier." He shifted slightly in his seat, embarrassed. "I don't know how an old soldier smiles." "Well, I do." The girl's eyes darkened. She was searching in her memory. "Once I knew ten… more »

The 2007 Man Booker Prize (Shortlist)

September 6th, 2007
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction represents the very best in contemporary fiction (from the UK, Ireland, and the Commonwealth). One of the world’s most prestigious awards, and one of incomparable influence, it continues to be the pinnacle of ambition… more »