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Announcement: Clayton is Moving to Nashville

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Good people of Memphis, Nashville and beyond: It is with a heavy heart that I officially announce that I am taking my talents to Nashville, TN. There have been some rumblings going around for a while now but I just wanted to clear the air and make an official announcement. So everyone gather ’round because it’s time to tell the story…

Clayton’s Top 25 Films of 2013

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I know, I know. I’m super late to the 2013 movie rankings party. I’d like to think you all will believe it’s because I’m just that thorough. Honestly, I think the truth is that I just have a fear of commitment. I undoubtedly take these rankings more seriously than anyone in my position should but ranking things, especially movies, is my jam. And I’ll say the same thing I say every year that NO ONE SEEMS TO READ.. .just because …

Movie Review: The Lego Movie

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Alright guys, I’m in the final process of finalizing my rankings for 2013 movies. But, before I share those, I wanted to join the rest of civilization in recommending seeing The Lego Movie. I had an early finish to the work day yesterday and had only been to the theater once or twice so far this year so I decided to check out the much heralded (96% on Rotten Tomatoes) The Lego Movie. I texted a couple friends as I …

Triple Movie Review: Prisoners, Rush and Captain Phillips

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After what felt like an incredibly long dry patch in my movie outings, I’m excited to not only share my thoughts on one movie I’ve seen recently, but THREE of them.

Memphis Grizzlies 2013-2014 Season Promo Video

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I don’t have a post to accompany this video and don’t feel I really need one. It’s awesome enough to stand alone. Enjoy.

Bright Spots: Pay It Forward

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I just stumbled upon this story and thought I’d pass it along. It’s amazing the impact a small group of people can have on the mindset of those around them by turning a tragedy into something positive. If it is just displaying as a link to the homepage it’s because it’s a flash player link and you have to be on a computer. Here’s the link if you’re on a phone or iPad. Action News 5 – Memphis, Tennessee

From Jumanji to The Conjuring

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It all started back in 1995, as most great things do*, with Jumanji. I still vividly remember 7 1/2 year old Clayton** rolling up to the theater with my grandmother, likely against her will, to see what I thought looked like the most exciting film of all time. I remember getting to the theater late, which I’m sure I was upset about as that has always been a pet peeve of mine, and finding a couple seats left in the …