Fly Me to the Moon (Again)

The cinematic jazz duo of ‘La La Land’ actor Ryan Gosling with writer and director Damien Chazelle are back with a story–known and unknown–that changed the way we view our planet relative to the infinite, mysterious space around it.

Neil Armstrong is the focus. 1961-1969 are the years. And the moment was historic.

Now for the first poster.

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Now the first trailer just released online.

We’ll just have to wait and see if ‘First Man’ has the right stuff to live up to the legacy of NASA and Neil Armstrong, its fearless leader.

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A Mind Trip Unlike Any Other

The man’s name was Robin Williams. The man’s occupation was making people laugh. And the formula for comedy is tragedy plus time.

We owe Robin Williams, the man who made us laugh out loud and cry like no other comic (Mrs. Doubtfire, dears), to take the time to hear and understand his personal tragedy that, evidently, was a parallel force pulling at the imaginative, faster-than-lightning comedic genius.

This brand new trailer for the brand new HBO documentary ‘Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind’ will make us laugh and make us cry. Hopefully, HBO has timed the release date of Monday, July 16 at 8 p.m. ET correctly so audiences can appreciate both emotions separately and as one.

One final picture of the art form known as Robin Williams.

The Stars Are Here

Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, and Dave Chappelle.

Yes, yes and yes.

The brand new trailer for the remake of ‘A Star is Born,’ directed by lead actor Bradley Cooper, sparks a few thoughts:

  • When does Bradley Cooper’s country album come out?
  • Dave Chappelle can do anything.
  • The pieces are in place for a great film. Please don’t blow it.

While finely-crafted movie trailers can be deceiving, the initial review of the aforementioned first trailer is that the title should be adjusted to ‘The Stars Are Here.’

The show starts on October 5.

From Smart to Dumb & Dumber to Smarter

Everyone thinks they know ‘Dumb & Dumber.’ It was an absurdly goofy movie from the ’90s. Case closed.

But that masterpiece was so much more.

Without diving into my veritable dissertation on the aforementioned comedic classic, it’s best to briefly let Jeff Daniels (“Harry Dunne”) give us fresh insight into the very real barriers he faced for wanting to act in…a comedic movie.

In some strange way, we have to be dumb–or perhaps a more polite combination of being humble with an eagerness to learn and try things–before we can genuinely realize if we are indeed smart in some cases.