Bottom of the 9th: Redemption in Baseball

Bottom of the 9th gives us a film that seeks to tell us the classic redemption story while placing it in the wide world of baseball. When we first meet Sonny Stano (Joe Manganiello), he’s playing a baseball game in prison.  While we don’t know how he got there, what we do know is that he can hit the ball.  He certainly could have had a nice big league career ahead of him.  But for…

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Rampage: Please Stop Destroying Chicago

Rampage is the latest in a series of blockbusters that threaten to destroy Chicago–this time with genetically modified animals. Here’s the basic background: CRISPR made the waves in 1993 by giving scientists a way to treat previously incurable diseases through a process known as genetic editing.  By 2016, U.S. Intelligence Community had determined that genetic editing was considered to be a “Weapon of Mass Destruction and Proliferation.” Davis Okoye (Dwayne Johnson) is a primatologist working for…

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