Book Review: The Wide Game – Author Michael West

They hadn’t played the Wide Game. They had been played. He’d been a pawn on a chessboard, a toy soldier in a war fought for the amusement of obscene fates. So many books and films have been made about high school reunions that it is hard to minimize their importance in the general culture of the United States. It’s almost an adult coming of age ritual, a time to face the joys and agonies of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Redemption (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London’s criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man’s identity — transforming into an avenging angel in the process. REVIEW: Playing more on the dramatic angle, this unassuming Statham starred film still manages to give us the kind of performance that we pay to see from our main actor Jason Staham. Laced in the roots of poverty, … Continue reading

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