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B6B: MOVIE REVIEW: The Gentlemen

B6B: MOVIE REVIEW: The Gentlemen

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – January 23, 2020) For the first time in a while, I was excited for a Guy Ritchie movie. It isn’t that everything he’s made in recent years has been trash, because that’s untrue. It’s more that I’ve left disappointed relative to my own walk-in expectations. Since Lock, Stock, and Two…more

B6B: MOVIE REVIEW: 1917

B6B: MOVIE REVIEW: 1917

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – January 8. 2020) Wow. How about I just stop the review right there? I might as well, because that was my reaction as I walked out of the movie, which begs to be seen on the biggest, loudest, most technically powerful screen and sound system imaginable. I wondered why it…more

B6B: MOVIE REVIEW: Uncut Gems

B6B: MOVIE REVIEW: Uncut Gems

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – January 8, 2020) After watching Uncut Gems, I came to a pretty drastic realization and decision. I think I’m done watching Safdie Brothers movies. The last two I’ve seen, Good Time and Uncut Gems, have left me in such a negative mood, because the films are flat out abrasive as…more

B6B: MOVIE REVIEW: Bombshell

B6B: MOVIE REVIEW: Bombshell

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – December 20, 2019) MeToo might be the definitive story of the last half-decade in America, alongside the Trump Administration and all that comes with it of course. We’ve seen the fall of some power brokers of power brokers, some of the biggest names in Hollywood, and yes, we saw the…more

B6B: MOVIE REVIEW: Dark Waters

B6B: MOVIE REVIEW: Dark Waters

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – December 12, 2019) Sometimes, the sum of a project is better than its individual parts, and sometimes, one of the parts exceeds any other equation. As interesting and sobering as Dark Waters is, this is a movie that would be virtually nothing without the performance of Mark Ruffalo, and also…more

B6B: Knives Out Review

B6B: Knives Out Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – November 30, 2019) This is such a fun movie. If you want to stop reading right now, I respect that decision. I didn’t want to bury the lede. It’s been a while since we had a clever mystery on the big screen, especially one that doesn’t take itself too seriously,…more

B6B: RETRO DEEP SIX DIVE: John Wick (2014)

B6B: RETRO DEEP SIX DIVE: John Wick (2014)

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – May 23, 2019) Somehow, it’s been over five years since the world first visited the Continental Hotel and was introduced to a universe that changed how we view what’s possible in a gritty action franchise. On the surface, John Wick was simple, by-the-book, and straightforward in its approach and in…more

B6B: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Review

B6B: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – May 14, 2019) No big screen franchise, with the exception of the The Fast and the Furious films, has been more surprising in its longevity and success than the John Wick movies. Prior to the first movie’s release, it was largely seen as…well, something that most people wouldn’t see. And then, something…more

B6B: Captain Marvel Review

B6B: Captain Marvel Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – March 8, 2019) Here’s the shortest way I can describe Captain Marvel to you in case you’re pressed for time. You can do far worse, and the second half is worth sitting through the slog of the first half hour to 40 minutes. While it’s not a game changer, it’s…more

B6B: Split (2016) Retro Review

B6B: Split (2016) Retro Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – January 15, 2019) We look at those that are shattered and different as less than. What if they’re more than us? – Karen Fletcher *This deep dive comes with the same disclaimer as the Unbreakable piece from last week. If you haven’t seen these films and want to, this is…more

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B6B: TV REVIEW: The Outsider – Episode 6

B6B: TV REVIEW: The Outsider – Episode 6

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – February 9, 2020) EPISODE 6: THE ONE WITH THE YIDDISH VAMPIRE The very end of the episode was predictable and was set-up throughout, but outside of that particular sequence, which was full-on tension and one heck of a cliffhanger, it was an episode that actually felt like a bit of…

Hot Country Knights to Headline Talladega Superspeedway’s Saturday Night Infield Concert, April 25

Hot Country Knights to Headline Talladega Superspeedway’s Saturday Night Infield Concert, April 25

Photo Credit: Jim Wright TALLADEGA, Ala. – Dedicated road warriors who have basically lived out of a van their entire existence, the Hot Country Knights is set to headline Talladega Superspeedway’s traditional Saturday Night Infield Concert on April 25, during the track’s spring triple-header weekend. The news coincides with this morning’s announcement behind the Knights 2020 ONE KNIGHT STAND TOUR that…

B6B: TV REVIEW: The Outsider – Episode 5

B6B: TV REVIEW: The Outsider – Episode 5

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – January 31, 2020) EPISODE 5: TEAR-DRINKER “Tell him to stop.” This brings me right back to Eddie Murphy’s classic Delirious special, talking of Poltergeist and the “get out” reaction from his family. “Too bad we can’t stay.” Pretty much. When Jeannie Anderson has that moment in her home in the…

Tennessee State University, Nashville Predators enter historic partnership for “$1 Million in 1 Month” Campaign

Tennessee State University, Nashville Predators enter historic partnership for “$1 Million in 1 Month” Campaign

Nashville, Tenn. (January 30, 2020) – Tennessee State University President Glenda Glover and Nashville Predators President and CEO Sean Henry announced today a long-term partnership beginning with the launch of the “$1 Million in 1 Month” campaign – a historic, first-of-its-kind fundraising goal that will combine TSU’s passion for education with the best fans in sports during…

Column: I thank Kobe as a basketball fan

Column: I thank Kobe as a basketball fan

Kobe is Gone. His Legacy Lives Forever. By: Madison Blevins (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) “Hearing the ball bounce. The feeling that you get when you make a great pass. Walking on the hardwood. Lacing up your sneakers… the whole game is just tremendous.” Kobe in high school when he was asked why he loved…

B6B: TV REVIEW: The Outsider – Episode 4

B6B: TV REVIEW: The Outsider – Episode 4

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – January 27, 2020) EPISODE 4: QUE VIERE EL COCO The Outsider is compelling. It’s a very good show. Usually when you read a sentence like that, there’s a “but” in the vicinity. Nope. I’m enjoying it. I thought it fitting to write bluntly and in quick strike fashion, matching Holly…

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