Jackie Brown and Family Plot

The Family Plot and Jackie Brown are reflections of noir films with their own touches of humor from the great directors Alfred Hitchcock and Quentin Tarantino. They are movies that are the products of liberation in cinema, progressing years and decades away from the Hayes Production Code that censored the industry from anything that could have been construed as socially unsavory. Hitchcock’s Family Plot (1976) was his last film and one of only a few to throw around some swear words and Jackie Brown (1997) came out in the ‘90’s when R movies were prestige pictures and directors were all trying to replicate Tarantino’s success. The Family Plot A story of two cons that crash into each other. Op

Baseball's Two-Sport Stars

The biggest star in the history of baseball, Babe Ruth, was known for drinking, smoking, and competitive eating level of consumption of hot dogs. From the earliest days of the game baseball was known as a sport that fat slobs could excel and a ballpark was not a place spectators could expect to watch the finest athletes in the world. However, at the beginning of the twentieth century, most sports were relegated to players of purely amateur status and athletes in the Olympic sports, football and sometimes basketball would need to find other ways to have any kind of income. Cumberland Posey started playing with the Homestead Grays in 1911 of the Negro Leagues, when he was just 21 years old, wa

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