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Mike Pihlman

I am the Director of a 501c3 non-profit that awards college scholarships to Tracy, CA scholars in honor of my daughter's best friend, and our part-time daughter, Carol Phan who we lost on Sept 18, 2010.

I am a: Book Review (, Technology (, and Movie Review ( blogger.

“Skyfall” Movie Review

(SPECTACULAR) — – 007 done right. Extraordinary. Daniel Craig (007), Javier Barden (creepy, gay, evil, high tech, ex-MI6 agent), and Judi Dench (M) are STUPENDOUS. Need I say more??? Bond…..James Bond. Go to IMDb for more information.  We watched this at the Tracy, CA CineMark where our poster […]

“Hotel Transylvania” Movie Review

(Monstrously fun) – – After the death of his wife in a fire (started by humans) Dracula (Adam Sandler) opens the Hotel Transylvania to keep the evil humans away and keep his young 118 year old daughter, Mavis (Selena Gomez), safe. Throwing a party for Mavis’s 118th birthday the […]

“The Words” Movie Review

(Incredible, Jeremy Irons mesmerizes) – – Reading the critic’s reviews, I wonder what movie they were watching, or, where their brains were during the movie.  I kind of suspect that if one “famous” critic gives a bad review, then the unthinking masses follow suit afraid to not rock […]

“Premium Rush” Movie Review

(Maximum fun) – – Fast, innovative, fun. I heard this was due to be released straight to “DVD” but with Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s successful role in Batman the movie moguls decided to see how this would do in theaters. “Premium Rush” won’t break any attendance records, but, it sure […]