Author: Jamie Chandler

‘My Cousin Vinny’ Educates and Delights Audiences 25 Years Later

From “yutes” to grits, “My Cousin Vinny” still has a special place among comedy fans and the legal community. Next year will be the 25th anniversary of “My Cousin Vinny.”  Not only is it known for its amazing performances by Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio, and Marisa Tomei (who won an Oscar for her performance) but it is considered one of the best courtroom movies of all time.  In fact, the legal process is so well written and portrayed, legal experts from around the world still use it as an example for their students and clients. Mona Lisa Vito: What? Vinny Gambini:...

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Five Diamond Heist Films from the Vault You Need to Watch

Long before the world was captivated by clever tales of the harrowing detective Sherlock Holmes, stories about the doings or seekings of criminals have long been a subject of human fascination. And although the concept of an antihero is rather recent, many Hollywood films feature thieves for their leading roles. Now, heist movies of all kinds are a common and enjoyable form of entertainment. However, heist movies specifically staring diamonds as the main source of revenue are select. Below we’ve gathered a few of these diamond-specific heist movies for diamond enthusiasts everywhere. After the Sunset Expert jewel thief Max Burdett and his partner Lola decide...

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Pokémon Go, Nintendo’s Final Outdoor Evolution, Is Here to Stay

  Whether or not you play it, you’ve probably heard about Pokémon Go in the last month. While many of the reports have been wild and admittedly false, there have been quite a few benefits to the app’s sudden boom in popularity. People who have focused on video games as a way of coping or processing the world have gotten new motivation from the game to go outside and enjoy the outdoors.   Helping People Battle Depression and Anxiety Many of these people have painful and debilitating medical conditions where one of the key long-term solutions is to go outside....

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Review: Kurt Vile and the Violators in Miami Beach

Virtuosity is not limited to classical music. It’s difficult to explain what a virtuoso performance actually is. It’s something one has to experience firsthand. On February 2, 2017 at the North Beach Bandshell in Miami Beach, those in attendance know what I mean. That’s where Kurt Vile and the Violators delivered a genre-transcending performance of electric and eclectic folk-alternative-independent rock ‘n roll. The mostly hipster crowd, in their too-small t-shirts and bad shoes shaked and shimmied a bit, I swear. Getting a body part to move from that group is the equivalent of getting thousands of teeny bopper girls...

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Adele Takes Grenfell Fire Children to the Movies

Now we have another reason to love Adele. The “21” singer continued her charitable endeavours by hosting a private screening of Despicable Me 3 for children who lived in the Grenfell Tower fire in England. The event was arranged through an educational charity that has aided the survivors, E! News reported on Sunday. “Everyone was overwhelmed by her generosity,” the source added. Fans shared their excitement at meeting the singer on Twitter, thanking her for her ongoing work with the survivors....

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