We’ll have to return to numerology to explain the rather creative approach to Prince’s platinum-selling fourteenth studio album. I’m aware I run the risk of making myself sound like a crackpot, but if you’ve been following along since For You, then you’re probably a little loony as well. Regardless, 33 is considered a master number; […]Read more "Retroactive Review: Love Symbol Album (1992)"
No one I’m aware of is really excited for this movie, least of all me. That’s what I find truly disturbing about this, I find myself trying to promote this movie to casual moviegoers more than the trailers and other casual moviegoers. 90’s nostalgia is in full force currently, and 20th Century Fox is banking […]Read more "The Predator Review"
Mike Malone has been the head coach of the Denver Nuggets as long as Nikola Jokic has been on the franchise. Malone’s tenure with the Sacramento Kings was cut short after an 11-13 start to the 2014-15 season; 39-67 overall after a little over a season with the team. Malone was the only coach in […]Read more "Denver’s Specious Goldmine?"
Until the Blazers went on a monthlong 13-game win-streak from Valentines Day 2018 until March 18th, they were sitting on the sixth seed at 31-26. Great teams don’t usually string together four losing streaks of at least three games, mostly coming against playoff teams; they did. One of those losing streaks was a five-game skid […]Read more "Derailed Blazers"
It’s easy to say, and is often repeated verbatim, that this Finals was the “passing of the torch” between the ’80’s and the ’90’s. It’s hard to disagree, even when this sentiment is used mostly to prop up the beginning of Michael Jordan’s current demigod status. Before this, the Bulls franchise had never even been […]Read more "Game Film: 1991 NBA Finals"
Don’t call it a comeback, I’ve been here for years James Todd Smith proudly boasted on his smash hit “Mama Said Knock You Out”; released the year prior to Diamonds and Pearls worldwide release date of October 1st, 1991. The same could be said of Prince during the recording sessions for his thirteenth album. The […]Read more "Retroactive Review: Diamonds and Pearls (1991)"
Paramount Pictures’ sixth installment in their Mission: Impossible franchise hit theaters on July 27th to incredibly positive reviews. Christopher McQuarrie is the first returning director for the series, continuing where Rogue Nation ended; writing his fifth screenplay for a Tom Cruise film. His direction is noted, as the camera work and cinematography is very similar […]Read more "Mission: Impossible – Fallout Review"