If someone said that you could go back in time and spend a few days on the Hollywood scene in 1969, the answer would be obvious. You would anonymously shadow the onset movements of Clint Eastwood, Roman Polanski, Sharon Tate, Bruce Lee and Steve McQueen. You’d also score a party at the Playboy Mansion, get a look at the goings on around town and even witness the seedy underbelly connection to the Manson family. Well, that’s exactly what One Upon a Time in Hollywood does for us. But there’s one big problem, and it weighed heavily in the two and half hours I was forced to endure.
If you ever happen to go to the resting place of Vlad III in Snagov, Romania, one must tread lightly. You definitely do not want to offend the saintly deference the sight and its occupant are given. Statues of this iconic medieval prince are in no short supply either. Almost 600 years later, and to the world over, old Vlad goes by another name that puts him in an entirely different light—Dracula.
The Somers Travel Baseball teams closed their regular season with five games on Saturday, June 20th. Winning three out of five, the boys weren’t chilled by only doing break even one better; and despite the unbelievable swelter, they gladly welcomed a little more cooking before calling it a day with their baseball community.
One of the things that has made Star Trek endure is the duking it out that takes place between Kirk and Spock at the end. The successful formula always had the two giants trying to gain the upper hand in the interpretation of events. So in case you hadn't noticed, the winner usually lands Kirk in the win column, while Spock can't figure out why he's left licking his wounds.