A few years back it became a hobby to make fun of the trend in marketing to describe things as extreme. Extreme sports are one thing (you aren’t going to see me jumping out of a helicopter into the middle of circling sharks while wearing a suit of meat with the goal of safely swimming […]Read more "Film Review: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close"
In my first post on this site I stated that I there are only 5 movie sequels that I love. Well, I saw Predators the other night…and that didn’t change the count, in fact Predators was bad. But the following night I got the kid some snacks and we saddled up Toy Story 3. I […]Read more "Reflections with Toy Story 3"
The Toy Story gang is back in the first of three short ‘Toy Story Toons’ and after this I can not wait for more.Read more "Review: Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation"
The toys that made Pixar who they are today are back for their third (and final?) film and the results are on par with the stellar previous entries; especially the fantastic third act. The third film in this trilogy takes place eight years after the events of the second film and the toys are dying […]Read more "Review: Toy Story 3"
A couple of years ago, we learned with the Da Vinci Code that maybe some books just shouldn’t be changed into a movie because they lose some of their magic. Sure, they can be fun, but you can tell that something is missing. Now I won’t say that the film version of Angels and Demons […]Read more "Rental Review – Angels and Demons"
Ron Howard and Tom Hank’s team up for a second tale in the world of Dan Brown’s Robert Langdon and the results exceed that of the Da Vinci Code, and is a solid picture on its own right in the end. The CERN particle acceleration research center is in the business of colliding atoms in […]Read more "Review: Angels and Demons"
Mike Nichols new film is a great piece of history through film with a story that few people probably have heard of or know much about in the first place. Tom Hanks stars as the title character; a congressman from a small district in Texas that you would think didn’t have much power, but has […]Read more "Review: Charlie Wilson’s War"