Saturday, January 16, 2010


Born August 2, 1976, in Godalming, Surrey, England; Samuel Henry J. "Sam" Worthington was born of his parents – his father, Ronald a power plant employee and his mother, a homemaker cared for him and his sister – in Warnbro, a suburb of Rockingham near Perth, Australia.

He attended John Curtin College of the Arts, but school was never a priority for him as he dropped out at 17, though he did show his first inkling of interest in the arts while in high school. He worked construction and odd jobs, eventually settling in Sydney. He was 19 and working as a bricklayer when he auditioned for the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and was accepted, with scholarship; where he gained valuable training from the Institute, graduating in 1998 at the age of 22.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Previews: Movies to see in 2010 (January – June)

This list has been divided into two parts, "February – June" & "July – December"; January wasn’t included because they have been highlighted in the previous post “January Movies”.
1.      Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

A young boy named Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman) discovers that he is the demigod son of the Greek god, Poseidon (Kevin McKidd). He embarks on a journey across modern-day America with his friends Annabeth Chase (Alexandra Daddario), also a demigod, and Grover Underwood (Brandon T. Jackson), a satyr, to save his mother (Catherine Keener), return Zeus' (Sean Bean) stolen lightning bolt, and prevent a war between the gods.
It is set to release on February 12, 2010.