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2016 NFL Predictions

I skipped this last year, but will fully admit, I'd never have guessed my Broncos would be in the Super Bowl. This year, I had two clear cut favorites (Colts and Cardinals) a month ago, but things might have changed. As usual, I go through each game....yes, I predict all 256 games to come up with this. I know, pathetic, but I enjoy it and I've had some success in the past. So here it is. The seed of the playoff teams is in parenthesis

AFC EAST
New England Patriots* (2) 12-4
New York Jets 7-7
Buffalo Bills 7-7
Miami Dolphins 4-12

AFC NORTH
Pittsburgh Steelers* (3) 11-5
Cincinnati Bengals* (5) 11-5
Baltimore Ravens 9-7
Cleveland Browns 3-13

AFC SOUTH
Indianapolis Colts* (1) 15-1
Houston Texans 9-7
Tennessee Titans 6-10
Jacksonville Jaguars 4-12

AFC WEST
Kansas City Chiefs* (4) 10-6
Denver Broncos* (6) 10-6
Oakland Raiders 8-8
San Diego Chargers 7-9

NFC EAST
New York Giants* (4) 9-7
Dallas Cowboys 8-8
Washington 6-10
Philadelphia Eagles 5-11

NFC NORTH
Green Bay Packers* (1) 13-3
Chicag…

August 2016 Movies

The Lobster - Typical Lanthimos...is it good or bad? Does it matter? You can't stop thinking.The Wave - Norwegian disaster film goes the way of 70's TV movie of the week.Amer - Modern day giallo. Sensual, visually stimulating, but a bit of a snooze. Worth a look.The Hunger - 1983 Vampire flick with beautiful people, being beautiful. So wonderfully 80's.Songs My Brother Taught Me - Scenic, well-intentioned, but needed more feeling.The Terminator - Still holds up, but so many flaws, especially that synthesized score.Purple Noon - The original Mr. Ripley shines with Delon in the lead. Great fun.High-Rise - The most literal allegory ever made. Absolute rubbish, especially Evans and Irons.The Prowler - Good movie? Not really! Amazing Tom Savini SFX kills? Absolutely!A Monster With A Thousand Heads - Tense crime drama that makes it point in 70 minutes.Baskin - From Turkey, the scariest and complex horror film I've seen in quite some time.Viridiana - Bunuel's tale of a co…