Hacksaw Ridge: A story of integrity, redemption, and heroism

Redemption At Hacksaw Ridge: The Gripping True Story That Inspired The Movie  is a page-turner that will keep you riveted to your seat while you discover how Desmond Doss became the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor. This dramatic true story of integrity, redemption, and heroism inspires trust, courage, commitment, dedication, and…

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)

“Kiss Kiss Bang Bang“ is a dark comedy with a strong noir edge mystery about a murderer being pursued by a gay private investigator, a thief mistaken as an actor and his childhood love interest. Though this movie may be enjoyable to the casual movie going audience, it is especially appealing to those well versed…

Movie Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

By Sam Kench “The Wolf of Wall Street” is the latest film to come from master director Martin Scorsese. One of the best American film makers of all time, Scorsese (Fun fact: is on a list of only 50 people banned from Tibet) has delivered some of the best movies ever made, including classics such…

A quick review of Netflix Original TV Shows

I’m going to do a quick review of some of the Netflix Original TV shows. I give a rating at the end and then I’ll eventually do a much larger more in-depth review for a couple of them. House of Cards This is an extremely well made show, with impeccable acting and direction. The show…

World Book Night spreads the love of reading from person to person

On November 24, 2013 the Word Book Night organization announced the addition of three book titles for book givers to choose from because of overwhelming demand. The number of books to be be given away will increase to 550,000. According to the Carl Lennertz, Executive Director of World Book Night U.S.,  “Sadly, the call for books for at-risk…

Latest updates from the Bristol Books Examiner

I’ve been writing for the Examiner about books and book related subjects and events in New Hampshire for a little over a year. The Examiner website has gone through some major changes not only to its look, but how it pays its writers. You see, the Examiner doesn’t pay per article, they pay per click…

Zone Indefinitely

Here is a brief look at one of the movies Sam is currently working on. He wrote the script for a class inspired by the book “The Last Babylon”. It’s pretty dark and twisted. Unfortunately, because of conflicts between cast members, shooting has been delayed. Sam edited a brief snap shot for you to take…

Top 3 movie strangulations

I wanted do a top list that I’m pretty sure has never been done before. This is the top 3 best strangulations  wait that doesn’t sound right. Top 3 coolest- no. Top 3 most memorable and best executed strangulation scenes in films. Quick addendum before we get the list started. We have an honorable mention for…

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol has been done so many times. There have been countless plays and many movies based off of the story. Why do they keep remaking it? Because it always works. This story has been done so many times and it’s always good. The original book by Charles Dickens, is perhaps the most timeless…

oo7 Skyfall (2012) review

*SPOILER FREE* Skyfall is the 3rd film to star Daniel Craig in the iconic role of James Bond. How is he in the role?  I think he’s pretty good. When “Casino Royale“ first came out I was skeptical like many other people, but he proved himself to be capable of handling the role. I do…