Though yesterday's Oscar nominations make me feel gross endorsing a film almost exclusively starring white men, The Big Short remains my favorite of this year's award season films, and I would happily sit through a third viewing--although I' probably cry again.
One of the most interesting themes of HBO's series through Season Four is how family and legacy play in the lives of the characters, and particularly how Ned Stark's choices continue to impact his surviving family.
Jennifer Kent's "The Babadook" is hands-down the best horror movie since "Let the Right One In." Where it goes wrong is sometimes treating its monster more as allegory than reality.
Luxor is one of the sexiest and most striking resorts on the Strip, but its age, lack of amenities, and distance down the Strip have cost it appeal and made it the top choice for bargain hunters. If you're looking to be surrounded by sexy people, look further up the Strip - but if you're looking to visit Vegas on the cheap, and open to taxi cabs or doing a lot of walking, the Luxor is your resort.