Movie Review: Dunkirk


When the credits roll on Christopher Nolan's latest film - a cinematic experience that brings the full scale of the Battle of Dunkirk to the big screen for the first time - the audience is left speechless. Unlike nearly all of his other films, it's not because you're trying Read more

Dream-Casting a Live-Action Little Mermaid for Disney


Perhaps no task is more difficult for a studio than casting a well-known franchise to match the sky-high expectations of fans. From novels to comic books to animated film remakes, Hollywood has had mixed results with the task; some have spent the big bucks to get the demanded stars, Read more

Best Movies of 2016: The 3rd Annual Groucho Awards


Welcome to the Third Annual Groucho Awards! This is my own platform to nominate and award the movies of my choosing, because it seems that far too often, the movies with the biggest campaigns get Oscar nominations and the little guys are left out in the cold. This year Read more

A compelling case that Corinne is six-years-old, and other Bachelor nonsense


  Written by: @jeremywilson412 In the words of Chris Harrison, "Coming up on this week's episode (recap) of The Bachelor..." The ladies receive their first real test, we pause to remember those we lost this week, I present a theory about Corinne that is bulletproof, and we discuss the contenders and pretenders. But Read more

I was not going to write about The Bachelor, but then...


(Written by: @JeremyWilson412) I wasn’t going to write about The Bachelor this year, but then a girl showed up in a shark costume convinced it was a dolphin costume. I wasn’t going to write about The Bachelor this year, but then a girl showed up who hooked up with Nick at Read more

What I Learned about Chris Pratt's Faith


Most of us have loved Chris Pratt since we first met him as Andy Dwyer on Parks and Rec. Then he made his dramatic debuts in Academy Award Best Picture nominees Moneyball and Zero Dark Thirty. The latter revealed that he could be an action star, so it came as no surprise Read more

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The Dish: Did Memphis make a mistake?

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Memphis Tigers

It is finals time for most schools around the nation and so that means a low number of basketball games going on this week.  With that in mind it is test time for our readers.  Did Memphis make a mistake in going to the Big East? Read more

The Dish: Big Week for Memphis

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The Dish is upset because it gave you bad information for the Memphis vs Ohio game.  I was right in that if Memphis could stay in single digit turnovers they could win the game, but I was wrong in that Ohio lost by 20.  Terrible prediction there on my part, and I do apologize to the fan base. Read more

The Dish: Memphis vs. Ohio Preview

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The Dish is here to bring you an inside look into college basketball through stats.  And now we have our first game preview that we are going to give using stats to aid in our decision. Read more

The Dish: What to Watch and a Report Card

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Book Review: The Yellow Birds

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I wish I could give everyone an intro with the wit and intelligence worthy of a blog that Joseph Williams and Clayton Martin founded and edited; alas, I cannot, so I settle for simplicity.  Born and raised in Memphis, TN, I moved to Knoxville to attend the University of Tennessee.  I am in my third year of school, meaning that most would refer to me as a junior.  Although I may be a junior in college by years and experience, my credit hours would strongly disagree.  After looking at about 10 different majors, I settled on Civil Engineering with a Business minor and an English minor.  In other words, I have no clue what I want to do.  However, I do know that I love reading and writing, so I will be posting some book reviews for The Wise Guise, and am very excited to do so.

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The Dish: Thanksgiving Recap

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Welcome back to The Dish.  Sorry about the absence last week. You would probably think that everyone in America would have internet at their homes by now.  Well I went to East Tennessee with my parents for Thanksgiving, and we happened to get one of the few places left in America without internet. Here’s a brief recap of the week. Read more