Wolfgang Petersen Quits Playing “Ender’s Game”

Here's today's Overstreet Quiz Question:Jeffrey Overstreet has nieces and nephews named after which of the following fantasy-novel characters?Ender of Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game Daeneris of George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire Phinehas of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter stories Atreides - the family name of the messianic Paul in Frank Herbert's Dune Auralia of Jeffrey's own novel Auralia's ColorsMake your guess!And, while this should not influence your answer, … [Read more...]

Troy – A Movie Review for the Sports Page

Here, at long last, is my review of Troy, written in a caffeine-induced haze last night. I was wishing I was at home watching more episodes of the great Aaron Sorkin-scripted TV show Sports Night, and that preference may have influenced what I said in my review... … [Read more...]

Troy (2004)

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Troy, starring Brad Pitt, is a movie about a historic tournament clash of two GBA (Greek Basketball Association) Basketball teams.There are many all-star players on the court for this exhausting, energetic tournament, but Achilles (Brad Pitt), a point guard with a deadly jump-shot is the superstar. He’s also a free agent. The Spartans have had him in the starting lineup for many spectacular match-ups, but they’re not guaranteed that they’ll hang on to him for this championship match. Achil … [Read more...]


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