From the very start Seven Pounds (2008) is a complete mystery and that is what makes this such a good film. For that reason, writing a review about it is extremely difficult, because I do not want to spoil the plot for you. Therefore, let me say that if you’re looking for a film with a purpose, one that will challenge you sense of what is right and wrong and how we should repay our debts, then Seven Pounds is for you.
Regardless of your personal opinion of Glenn Beck, we can probably agree on at least one thing; if Beck promotes a book, it’ll be sure to skyrocket to the top of the charts. We’ve seen this happen again and again in recent years, as Beck promoted both his own books and the works of other authors that he just happened to like (or so he says).
Has anyone noticed just how many bloggers blog about blogging? This subject is commonly known as metablogging and it also includes blogs about making money by blogging or blogs about blogs that blog about blogging. Uh, it’s just that confusing.
There are few discussions that result in as much heated debate as those that revolve around the use of the death penalty. Although the concept of taking an individual’s life for the commission of a crime has been around since the dawn of organized civilization, it is not something that can be easily agreed upon. Why is it that some people oppose the death penalty, while others strongly support it? Does the death penalty work in deterring crime, while punishing the offender for the crime that has been committed? What are the chances that an innocent person will get sentenced to death?
Yesterday, I saw Toy Story 3 and it was excellent. While not as good as the first or second films, it carried a heavy and important message about growing up, friendship and loyalty. With that being said, this is not a movie review of the animated feature.
What if we need to rethink the way we gather information on the Internet? There is a fundamental shift going on as we speak that is challenging the domination of search engines, as we move from an age of limitless searching to an age of limitless sharing.
If you’re a Twitter user, you’ve probably seen this iconic image many times before, but what does it mean and where did it come from? In this post we will take a look at the origins of the Fail Whale and how this simple illustration launched an entire Internet subculture.
Every once in a while you’ll see a movie that really challenges your perceptions and makes you think. Memento (2000) was one of these rare films. This early work of director Christopher Nolan takes you inside the mind of someone who cannot form new memories as he tries to discover who murdered his wife.
Let’s face it; the criminal justice system is a slow and painful place to be stuck in. To help speed up the processing of an ever-increasing number of cases, a certain relationship forms in courtrooms between the main actors in the system, including the judge, defense counsel and prosecutor.