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Overview Of “The Matrix”

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Joel Silver, Larry Wachowski and Andy Wachowski produced “The Matrix” in 1999. This science fiction movie also includes martial arts action and fast action. The movie stars Keanu Reeves in his best performance ever. The movie depicts the future, as it is perceived by humans that is actually the Matrix. The electrical activity and body heat from humans is used as the energy source. After learning this, Neo (a secret life hacker) rebels against the sentient machines that subdue and pacify the human population.

Neo sets out to find out what the Matrix is and how it is used. Neo has secret codes appearing on his computer screen that eventually lead him to the Morpheus, who in turn offers Neo an opportunity to learn all about the Matrix. Neo swallows a red pill after agreeing that he wants to know more. Neo is then hooked up the Matrix by a socket in the back of his head.

The visual affects of the movie are incredible. The technology used to make this movie were not as sophisticated as they are today, but “The Matrix” is the best science fiction movie of its time. The cast and crew were able to give you a new perspective on the future.

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Overview Of “Thunderheart”

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Jane Rosenthal, Michael Nozik, John Fusco and Robert De Niro produced “Thunderheart” in 1992. Val Kilmer who has a Sioux heritage plays the FBI agent. He investigates a brutal murder at a Native American reservation. Graham Greene plays the tribal police office of the Six Nations American reservation and is a full pledged Oneida Indian.

The film is based on the Wounded Knee incident, which was a true story, but Thunderheart is a fictionalization of the incident. This film includes the American Indian Movement. Val Kilmer is the FBI investigator that lacks what is needed to solve the crimes, but works with the tribal police to crack the crime. As he gets closer to soling the crime, he must make a choice between upholding the law and his obligation to his heritage.

The movie takes the FBI agent back to a place he once new and left to pursue his career. The movie is detailed and shows many scenes of tribal dances and the life of the Indians as he once remembered. You see what he goes through to solve the murders and how he reacts to the country. The movie “Thunderheart” is a compelling work of art as it details different aspects of the murder.

“The Punisher” Overview

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

“The Punisher” is a comic book fictional character. The vigilante considers torture, violence, coercion, extortion, kidnapping and killing fighting tactics that are acceptable. The killing of his family drives “The Punisher” when they witnessed a gangland shooting in Central Park. He fights wars against the criminals and the mob. He is a one-man vigilante with nothing but hatred for crime and those who commit it.

The 1974 comic book and the vigilante was featured in “The Punisher Armory,” “The Punisher War Zone” and “The Punisher War Journal,” which are spin-offs of the popular comic book. There are also movies that were inspired by the comic book that aired in 1989, 2004 and a December 2008 release.

Punisher was supplied with high tech equipment and vehicles by his sidekick, Microchip. The Punisher fights crime and will stop at nothing until everyone is taken out. He fights against the drug dealers, mobs, racists, mugger, street gangs and psychopaths. Nothing stops the Punisher. He is invincible and fights crime on the streets.

The original Punisher was canceled in 1995, but was resurrected from 1995 to 1997 as a willing member of a crime family. That ran for eighteen issues and then from 1998 to 1999, The Punisher: Purgatory ran as a supernatural agent.

Useful Financial Magazines

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Here is a list of some useful financial magazines online. Most of these are also in print and found at popular newsstands. Everyone needs to keep up with the financial news with today’s economy and these magazines keep you up to date and a breast of what is happening. Breaking news stories are found every day in one of these magazines both online and offline. is a magazine geared toward bonds, mutual funds and stocks. It is published by the Wall Street Journal.

CNNmoney offers information about taxes, insurance and investing. The magazine was put together by CNN and Money. contains articles from Robert Cringely, Jim Rogers and Peter Lynch. The online website allows you to search back issues of the magazine Worth. is a spin off of the most popular financial magazine around. The financial news covers everything you could need.

Fortune has information about investing and analyses the financial industry.

BusinessWeek is about investing and covers all the news coverage for any financial news including investing and Wall Street.

Edmunds is a fantastic magazine that gives you all the information you need to learn what is going on in the financial world. has information on everything from financial news to special reports that affect your finances.

Brief Overview Of ‘’ Website

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 is a place where friends can compete against each other using text, videos or photos. People that have never met can challenge others to do some of the most outrageous things. Some of the challenges can be fun and light, but some of the challenges can be life changing. This website can be intriguing to everyone. There are quizzes and videos.

People can make and upload videos that call people to action. This particular video encourages people to get out and vote, but also talks about the ‘Muzzler,’ which is a little confusing. You have to have an open mind to use this site, make the videos, and participate in challenges.

There are quizzes about music groups, monsters, holidays, misspelled words and sports. There are leaderboards to look at and see who is leading the competition. The website has a huge following and encourages everyone to participate. also has trivia about well-known TV shows and important people. You can even create a quiz or join one that was started by someone else.

Whether you like wacky things or intelligent things, this website as it all. No one is turned away or disappointed. Everyone will have a challenge to do.

Paris And Britney – Differences and Similarities

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Paris and Britney have some similarities and differences that would make one think that in some ways, they are so much alike and then again, they are very different from each other. The girls like the spotlight and are always doing something stupid that gets them all the media’s attention. Paris has been accused of retail theft and Britney has been accused of using drugs.

Both girls seem to be different when it comes to family. Britney is close to her family and Paris may appear close to her family, but she really only thinks about herself. Britney seems to get more roles and Paris is sadly only getting offers for small parts that will mean nothing to her career. Both girls can be hell on wheels, but when you look at the personal lives of Paris and Britney, you will see that they are different from each other.

Paris is more about lights and flashy parties, while Britney does not really care about the spotlight and dressing up all the time. The two seem to be friends, but when no one is looking one is talking about the other in a bad way. They have more differences than they do similarities.

The “Oxygen Channel” Overview

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

The Oxygen Channel always has some interesting shows. The late night show with “Talk Sex” with Sue Johanson is all about sex. There is nothing that this ‘sex grandma’ cannot answer. The show “Captured” features woman who can solve crimes and mysteries. “Snapped” is another show that is based on true crimes of murder by woman. This show fascinates the audience as they learn the grizzly details of the crime from the woman who committed them.

The Oxygen Channel is where woman can go to see true crime, talk about sex and see action packed movies about woman crime stoppers. Tyra Banks has a daily talk show and the Rosanne sitcom airs at different times of the day. If your interest is models, love, crime and fashion, this is the channel to watch.

The average viewing audience is women, but men find it just as fascinating to watch. One of the top rated shows on the Oxygen Channel is “Bad Girls.” This show reveals the secret lives of the woman and shows you just how bad they can be. New shows appear in the line up every year. The idea of the Oxygen Channel is to give women a channel to watch that has something for everyone to enjoy.