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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Will Says What?

Recently, trending and somewhat scandalous stories report that the late Philip Seymour Hoffman refused to create a trust fund for his three children who are all very young.

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Will Says What?

Recently, trending and somewhat scandalous stories report that the late Philip Seymour Hoffman refused to create a trust fund for his three children who are all very young.

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Great Relationship Movies Aren’t Always Romantic

Cyrus is a lot like the film Step Brothers except that it’s serious and the protagonist and antagonist are not family.

Great Relationship Movies Aren’t Always Romantic

Cyrus is a lot like the film Step Brothers except that it’s serious and the protagonist and antagonist are not family.

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Up at dawn, pool reflection. on Flickr.
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Stay in the Race - still thinking about verses. The chorus is done. Maybe this song is done. Maybe not for a record company, but me.

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Edge of Tomorrow (My Movie Review)

eot1I have to tell you about this movie, it’s a breath of fresh air in a 2014 Summer of mostly dull movies. This one flies above the rest. It’s concept is not unique but if you see this movie, you’ll be talking about it for days. It’s a bit like Groundhog day in concept. By that I mean, the same way Bill Murray’s character has to keep reliving the same day over and over again until he gets it right. In this case, the conflict is fighting aliens, and scary ones at that.

We see a funny Tom Cruise for a change. I recently saw “Oblivion” and absolutely loved it. ALL YOU NEED IS KILLHe was the rough and tough sci-fi action hero. In “Edge of Tomorrow” it’s a lot of that but with laugh-a-minute deadpan humor thrown into the mix. Much of this humor consists of Emily Blunt beating him to a pulp to train him day after repeated day: hence the title “Edge of Tomorrow.” I liked this movie for many reasons and therefore highly recommend it. I am going to try and avoid spoilers on this blog because I know a lot of people like to leave the movie a mystery as they watch it unfold. Suffice it to say, the critics of all the major movie sites are saying the same thing I am.

One final note: This is not playing at the Cinemarks in the High Desert where I live. This is a crime! If you want to see it, I recommend heading to an AMC or Regal down the hill. I saw it with my wife at Ontario Mills Mall. Below you’ll see those high scores I was telling you about. Have you seen this film yet? What are your thoughts?

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Originally posted on my blog at: http://www.damienriley.com/edge-of-tomorrow/

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Pickng up the kids at Gamestop after the “Edge of Tomorrow.” on Flickr.Amazing date night last night.
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On our date last night, Sarah let me jam at Sam Ash on a mini electric. on Flickr.
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Date night of grownups at Edge of Tomorrow and kids at Earth to Echo on Flickr.
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Finally in my seat at the movies. The kids are in their movie, we just did an olympiad set of strides through the mall.

Finally in my seat at the movies. The kids are in their movie, we just did an olympiad set of strides through the mall.

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Date night. on Flickr.

Date night. on Flickr.