Revisiting Sia And Zero 7’s Simple Things

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screencap of Zero 7 with Sia and Sophie Barker singing Destiny 2001
Zero 7 with Sia and Sophie Barker singing Destiny 2001

The other day, while doing some research on the singer Sia, I discovered she worked with Zero 7. Their album ‘Simple Things’ is one of my favorite albums and it gave me an excuse to give it another listen. Sia’s vocals prove how great she is and she deserves all the acclaim she is getting now.
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The Equalizer Is A Different Take On A Classic Story

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poster for the film The Equalizer (2014)Back in the mid to late 80s, one of my favorite TV shows was The Equalizer. When I found out there was going to be a remake movie, I got nervous. It ended up I liked the film. There was enough bits from the old TV show to satisfy me and I liked the different take the film took on the story. It was pretty violent but there was enough humanity to recommend it.
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A Predictable Story Like The Hundred-Foot Journey Is Still A Good Time

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poster for The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) may have a predictable story but sometimes predictability is still a good time. The Hundred-Foot Journey is a feel good comedy-drama and I would recommend it for viewing.
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Nebraska Is More Than Just A Film About A Father And Son

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poster for the film NebraskaThe film Nebraska is at first a road movie about an elderly man thinking he’s won a sweepstakes but becomes much more as the layers of relationships are peeled away for the viewer. It’s a bittersweet look at what it is like to live in the Midwest of the United States. I liked this film very much.
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Catching Fire Does Just That And Then Some

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poster for the movie The Hunger Games: Catching FireI missed The Hunger Games: Catching Fire movie when it hit theaters last year and I thought, with Mockingjay Part 1 coming out this week, that I should get caught up. I thought for sure it would be just a rehash of the first movie and there was some of that but in general, Catching Fire impressed me and I enjoyed it. I thought it improved over the first film.
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Slim Pickings This Fall On TV

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created image for the Fall TV PreviewThe fall TV season officially starts next week and I wish I was more excited by the new shows, but I’m not. I can’t wait for the return of some favorite shows but there are few new shows I think I’ll be watching all season.
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