Game of Thrones is right around the corner and people are gearing up for the new season. After last year’s storyline, how could things get worse? Somewhere, I think George R.R. Martin is laughing at that thought. Things don’t seem to be going very well for the good people in the Seven Kingdoms and they are in store for more trouble, that’s for sure. One of the things we’ve seen in the previous episodes is that everyone is not as bad as we first thought. Some of the people you initially pegged as downright evil have some redeeming qualities and when you look at things from their point of view, they really aren’t all that bad. Here is my list of “good” people I thought were initially evil. See if you agree. WARNING: Spoiler alert ahead if you are behind in the TV series.
April 5th marks the birthday of one of greatest actresses of all time, Bette Davis. Davis, throughout her acting career, challenged many of Hollywood’s strongest archetypes. She wasn’t a screen siren using her sexuality to draw crowds to lackluster comedies. Instead, she opted to take on the parts others didn’t want, and dazzle in them. While her list of film credits contains many fantastic films, let’s take a look at some of her best roles (in my humble opinion) in honor of her birthday.
Russell Crowe is an leading actor from New Zealand. He is known for his work in the movies Gladiator (2000), A Beautiful Mind (2001), LA Confidential (1997), and Les Misérables (2012). He is also appearing in the upcoming film, Noah (2014) as the title character. While Russell Crowe may appear to be a normal person, there are some peculiar facts about him that may surprise you. The following are five odd facts about Russell Crowe:
The Warriors was a movie made in 1979 about a New York City Street gang that was caught in enemy territory and accused of a crime they did not commit. It has come down to be a cult classic of gang films. This past week, one of the actors in the film, Roger Hill, who played gang leader, Cyrus, passed away at the age of 65 years old. His death prompted this article of some interesting facts you might not have known about the cult fan favorite, ‘The Warriors’.
On January 29th, Oprah Winfrey, one of the most well known and respected woman in America, will be turning 60. She’s been an influential part of American pop culture since The Oprah Winfrey Show first premiered nationally in 1986. In honor of “O”’s big birthday, let’s take a look back at 5 of the best, and most memorable, moments in the history of her show.
The new season of Game of Thrones is right around the corner, which prompted me to read all of the five books by George R.R. Martin again. I was also fortunate to be able to read two chapters of his yet-unpublished sixth book in the series, “The Winds of Winter”. None of this information below is verified, nor does it follow the general consensus of the local bulletin boards that post on this topic. However, it is extrapolated from the conversations I have had with friends who have also read the books and have attributed the information from their own deductions. WARNING: Spoiler Alerts Ahead. If you have not read the books, you may want to skip this article. The information on the television show is currently only halfway through the 3rd book. You’ve been warned.