Monthly Archives: January 2006

Movie: The Escapist

Strong B-movie about the lengths that a man will go to venge the death of his wife. Tweet This!TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Movie: Say Anything

Warm sweet movie about adolescent love with a great cast. Tweet This!TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Movie: Two For the Money

Over the top movie about the sports betting information business. Based on a real person. Partially captures the mania of sports betting but only partially succeeds as a movie. Still, worth watching. Tweet This!TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Movie: The Constant Gardener

Aggravating film about corruption in the pharma business in Africa. Unfortunately, the protagonist, played by Ralph Fienes, tunrs out to be a wimp and a loser. Emotionally disappointing. Tweet This!TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Movie: Happy Endings

Interesting ensemble movie about relationships. Starts out a bit trite but ends up being quite profound. Tweet This!TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Movie: Secuestro Express

Harrowing movie about quick kidnappings in Caracas Venezuela. Brutal and surprising. I remember visiting Maracaibo, Venezuela in the mid-1990’s. I was picked up at the airport by some very very rich people. As our Mercedes would to red lights, the … Continue reading

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Alas, the Bears do not make it to the Super Bowl

Ah well, there is always next year. Tweet This!TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Movie: Secuestro Express

Harrowing film about quick kidnappings in Caracas, Venezuela. Scary. This is a real horror movie. Tweet This!TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Technology and Poker

I have always been totally fascinated with technology and investing. How can technology be used to create more profits and reduce risk? The same questions apply to gambling. I recently started a new blog related solely to the use of … Continue reading

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Movie: 9 Songs

Sex, drugs, and rock and roll. Explicit sex. The usual drugs. Live performances by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Von Bondies, Elbow, Primal Scream, The Dandy Warhols, Super Furry Animals, Franz Ferdinand, and Michael Nyman at the Brixton Acadamy. Rock … Continue reading

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