The game of chess is not widely considered a thrilling spectator sport. For a brief period in history though, it was. During the ‘Cold War’ between the Soviet Union and the US the nations’ battle for dominance played out on … Continue reading

EVEREST Movie Review

The eternal question posed to mountain climbers, which has become a joke in sports lexicon, is “Why?” The classic response is, “Because it’s there.” And yet…there is far more to it for those who dare and, I surmise, reasons which … Continue reading

BLACK MASS Movie Review

There is the occasional film in which one performance is greater than the whole. One element stands out starkly against all else, even with a cast of notably skilled actors. This is true of Johnny Depp’s performance as James “Whitey” … Continue reading