Review of The Fifth Risk

Review of The Fifth Risk by Michael LewisRating **** I’ll admit that I am not a Trump fan. Michael Cohen, Trump’s personal lawyer, described him as a con man, a liar, and a cheat. That says it all. I also knew that equally incompetent people surrounded him at every level. Michael Lewis’s book delves deeper […]

Moneyball: Book vs Film

Moneyball by Michael Lewis  – Rating **** 1/2 Moneyball the film directed by Bennett Miller and written by Steven Zaillian and Aaron Zorkin Rating **** I always enjoy having the option to read a book and then seeing that book come to life in film. This blog is full of examples of this. One that comes to […]

Review of The Blindside

This is one of the better sports films I’ve seen in a while. The last football related film I saw was Invincible with Mark Wahlberg. That story was also based on a true story, but the true story aspect was lame. The main character’s main claim to fame was that he played a couple of games on special teams. The climax of the film was when the main character scores a touchtown on a fumble recovery after a kickoff. The filmmakers glossed over the fact that the resulting touchdown was nullified because he had stepped out of bounds.