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Ultimate Bermuda Shorts & Tee-Shirt - At the Right Price

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Bermuda Shorts Definition: Known as walking shorts or dress shorts.  The hem can be cuffed or un-cuffed, around 1 inch above the knee.  Not to be confused with "clam diggers" or "capri pants".  And, "cargo pants" are similar though baggy and not tailored. 

Summer has arrived and now is the time to slip on a pair of stylish Bermuda shorts with a simple and elegant tee-shirt, Jackie 'O sunglasses, pointy toe flats and a dash of red lipstick. Shopping has become a reflective choice rather than shopping for fun and spending money on whatever suits ones fancy.  Similar to the roaring 1920's the decadence of the 1990's are over and instead shopping is now a conscientious decision based on a specific budget.  Therefore, locating Bermuda shorts that are well made, in high end quality fabrics and at a lower price is paramount.   In essence apparel must be fashionable and constructed in fine fabrics with the goal of lasting several seasons.  Trendy cor…

The Great Gatsby (2013): Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Joel Edgerton, Carey Mulligan, Isla Fisher

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The Great Gatsby 2013 film rendition is spellbindingly beautiful, bold and overall a breathtaking painting composite of the roaring 1920's combined with an excellent story and exceptional acting.   The Great Gatsby is a 1924 novel written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald which follows a cast of characters living in a fictional place called West Egg on Long Island in the summer of 1922.  The primary story surrounds the young and mysterious millionaire, LeonardoDicaprio, Jay Gatsby and his obsession with Carey Mulligan, Daisy Buchanan married to Joel Edgerton, Tom Buchanan a known philander.

The tale begins with narrator Tobey Maquire, Nick Carraway, writing a book about Jay Gatsby.  The story is told by a series of flashbacks beginning with Nick's travel from the Midwest to Manhattan, New York in the spring of 1922.  A young man filled with ambition, finds himself amongst the bootleggers and glittering jazz followers of the night while working in the money hungry obsessed…

Star Trek Into Darkness (2013): Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy, Eric Bana, Bruce Greenwood, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Anton Yelchin

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"You think you are safe. You are not."  Kahn
Star Trekkies are in for a fun-filled summer movie experience. Star Trek first appeared on television in September 1966 and since then has traveled through time and space with several television spinoffs and a vast array of movies on the large screen.  Star Trek Into Darkness, takes a fresh spin by focusing on Chris Pine, James T. Kirk, earlier career and entire officer team on the U.S.S. Enterprise with Kirk at the helm.  The story begins with a primitive planet where First Officer, Zachary Quinto, Spock, is trapped over a boiling ocean of lava.  Spock, calm, cool and collected is ready to die to save his crew.  Kirk, of course, does not allow this to happen, breaking Federation protocol and saving Spock.  Facing consequences for a brash decision, Kirk, is stripped of the U.S.S. Enterprise, and at the same time finds an unstoppable evil force within their own organization sending shock waves and crisis amongst the land. The mass …

Oblivion (2013): Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko, Andrea Riseborough, Melissa Leo

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A science fiction film with a twisted plot, exceptional visuals and fast paced action.  The movie is the perfect fun flick with a unexpected finale.

Background: The film Oblivion takes place in the year of 2077.   Earth was attacked sixty years earlier by aliens known as Scavengers or "Scavs" for short.   The war destroyed half of the moon and earth is now inhabitable.   Tom Cruise, Jack Harper, Technician #49,  is stationed on Earth to extract the remaining resources, especially water, for the remaining humans on the space station called Tet with a new colony on Titan.  Harper lives in a high rise tower along with girlfriend Andrea Riseborough, Victoria, both in constant communications with Tet.  Daily correspondence occurs between Victoria and Melissa Leo, Sally.   Both, Jack and Victoria had a memory brain swipe five years before, preventing a security breach if captured by the Scav's.  Jack's primary job is to take care of the drones that protect the water produ…