Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Directed by: Sam Mendes
Starring: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Ralph Fiennes
Released by: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment Run Time: 2h 30 min
Genre: Sci-Fi, Adventure, Drama Directed by: Ridley Scott Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña Released by: 20th Century Fox Run Time: 2h 24 min Year: 2015
By Mar Yvette
What Tom Hanks is to “Cast Away,” Matt Damon is to “The Martian.” Within the first 30 minutes of the movie, the similarities are hard to miss: Both men are left for dead (or rather, assumed dead) after a terrible accident. Both men are isolated for an extreme length of time. Both men must face, accept and then defy their own mortality to evolve into stronger versions of themselves. And both films feature first-rate actors who will be remembered in these roles for years to come. Continue reading “The Martian – Movie Review” »
The SUV has symbolized many things, from rugged individualism to crass ignorance, from the ideal of suburban family life to gaudy celebrity wealth. But despite their ability to carry cultural baggage as well as literal luggage, SUVs remain a practical choice for many in need of spacious or off-road capable vehicles.
There’s more to avocados than being the stars of guacamole, that ever-popular Mexican dip. Native to northern Mexico and Central America, avocados were consumed by the Aztecs for thousands of years before the Europeans found them upon arrival in the Americas. Continue reading “The Health Benefits of Avocados” »
Located in the Netherlands, Leiden is called Little Amsterdam because of the 17 miles of canals that run through it. Located 12 miles from the Hague and seven miles from the North Sea, tourists are drawn to the city’s cultural landmarks and the beauty of its historic center.