2015 got me back into movies in a big way. I’ve always been a movie buff but there was a time from 2011 to Jurassic World where I wasn’t really watching anything. This year I got back into movies with a vengeance. I saw a little more than fifty movies this year in the theaters, so I think I have pretty good feel for the good, the bad, and the disappointments of 2015. Continue reading
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens released just a couple of weeks ago. Like many Star Wars fans I was there opening night. But as I purchased my tickets, I was stunned at how fast the time had passed by from when Disney bought the franchise from George Lucas back in 2012 and announced the next trilogy of films. I have been almost totally disengaged from the built-up to this movie. Yes, I checked out ever trailer and most every article I happened across, but I wasn’t jittery with excitement the way I was for The Hateful Eight this year. Continue reading
Christmas is only a couple days away and the time is nigh to think up some cool gift to make up for the fact that you got behind doing other things. Here are a few really neat ideas you could purchase and have drop-shipped to the intended party’s house just in time for… well… New Year’s. It’s the thought that counts, right? Continue reading
M. Night Shyamalan just made a movie that doesn’t look like it outright sucks! I gots to see this!
He sat in the theater seat, popcorn and icee in hand— a total violation of his diet—waiting to see if the rumors are true. “Could it be?” our movie going hero thought. “Could this movie not be a total crapfest?!” The lights of the theater dimmed, he readied himself… but first twenty minutes of trailers and commercials!
….The movie credits rolled, the lights came up.
“Mother of God” he said “Why did I wear my sunglasses the whole time?!”