In August 2001, a month before 9/11, The F.B.I. apprehend a man under the alias, “Uncle Jerry” responsible for organizing a $24 million scam involving McDonald’s Monopoly with ties to The Mafia. Nineteen Years Later, a documentary on HBO uncovers the multi-million dollar scheme. The documentary I’m referring to is none other than “McMillions.” McMillions […]Read More McMillions
In 2009, participating in a photoshop contest, a website known as “Creepypasta,” created a character named, “Slender Man.” He’s described as a tall, pale, faceless man wearing a dark suit. When a photo of Slender Man went viral, the mythology of the character was expanded upon a YouTube series “Marble Hornets,” a video game “Slender: […]Read More Beware The Slender Man
In the year 2008, Academy Award nominee Joaquin Phoenix (Gladiator, Walk The Line, The Master) announced he “retired” from acting to transition a new career in hip-hop. The news shocked fans of his work, close friends, peers and family members. He appeared in several interviews prompting his movie, “Two Lovers” spotting unkempt hair and a […]Read More I’m Still Here
In 1968, an edutainment show called, “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” starring Fred Rogers lasting from 31 seasons until 2001, the show focused on the titular host talking to the viewer about everyday life, activities, hobbies, subjects about a particular interest etc. Besides engaging with the viewer, the show also takes the viewer to a trip to […]Read More Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
Prior to her untimely death, in 2008, Carrie Fisher released a book called Wishful Drinking, an autobiography about Fisher’s career/personal life as an actress, novelist, daughter, and mother struggling with the ups and downs of fame, addiction based on drugs and alcohol. Instead of an actual autobiography, she takes a bunch of jabs on them […]Read More Wishful Drinking
Long ago before Nostalgia Critic, Angry Joe, & Channel Awesome, one man named Roger Ebert, paved the way of film criticism. He and another film critic, Gene Siskel, aired a televised movie review series called “At The Movies.” During their prime, they went on to become nationwide icons. Sadly, Siskel died of a brain tumor […]Read More Life Itself
Hello fellow movie goers from around the world. Today’s Flashback Review is different then the other films I’ve reviewed, this time I’m reviewing a documentary film which I consider the best one all time, the one I’m referring to is “Super Size Me.” Released in 2004, Super Size Me explores the concept on what happened […]Read More Flashback Review: Super Size Me