There was some high pitched giggling going on as well. More light the porch light was flipped on flooding our backyard again with light though not so much as before and then a very stern Asian voice said something I loosely translated as ‘get in here NOW’. It sounded like the back door to the house opened then many running footsteps the door slammed shut.
Of course, part of what makes the movie so easy to watch is Tom Hanks. Many great actors have played developmentally challenged characters over the years, with varying degrees of success. Peter Sellers turn in 1979 Being There was extraordinary in its own way, but he played Chauncey Gardner as such a blank slate you could never quite tell what he was thinking.
Continue reading this postFABLE FIGHT: Mirror Mirror vs. Wrath of the TitansIt’s a box office battle of mythic proportions this weekend as remixed fables and fairy tales go head to head. In one corner, Mirror Mirror, a snarky retelling of the Snow White fairy tale.
The speaker currently John Berckow is elected by the party in government and opposition as the individual respected by both. The Father of the House currently Dennis Skinner, once nicknamed ‘the Beast of Bolsover’ (pron. ‘Bowser’) for his aggressive manner is the eldest serving member, whichever party he belongs to.
Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests. Continue reading this postAccess to information: Does Canada need to be more open with data?TTC bus driver: Do you often see your local drivers texting?The Toronto Sun on Thursday published a picture sent by a reader of a TTC bus driver driving while texting on a mobile device. (Toronto Sun)The Toronto Transit Commission is coming under fire after the emergence of a picture.
Needless to say, it was about as tasty as a peanut butter and lobster sandwich.Napster. Easily the move that cost the band the most fans was threatening to sue Napster 2000 for downloading Metallica songs over the then new file sharing program. Quietly egged on by the rest of the music industry, Metallica led the charge against Napster and eventually succeeded in getting it shut down, firmly establishing themselves as well the establishment.Documentary monster.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileEverybody’s favourite man child Adam Sandler returns to the big screen this weekend, and while that’s occasionally cause for celebration, there’s something about Grown Ups that seems. Dispiriting.It’s not just the casting of two of Sandler’s least inspired Saturday Night Live chums David Spade and Rob Schneider that’s making me steer clear of this one. (Though it’s true I would prefer to be maced than sit through another Schneider movie.) It’s that Grown Ups’ trailer filled with pee and breast feeding jokes promises a return to the adolescent humour I had hoped Adam Sandler had grown out of.He established himself as a lovable bonehead and overgrown kid in both his SNL Opera Man sketches and early, legitimately funny comedies like Billy Madison and Happy Gilmore.