Release: Friday, February 28, 2014 [Theater] In this episode, Liam's on a mission to make sure one hundred and fifty million doll-hairs are transferred into the proper account otherwise. . . . .well, you can probably guess what the otherwise is. This is another one of those instances where you can glean everything you need to … Continue reading Non-Stop
Thanks very kindly to my friend Zoe at the fabulous Sporadic Chronicles blog for posting up my selection of the Best Action/Thriller films I had seen in the last year (December ’12 to December ’13). I am honored to be featured on such a quality site and hope you all have a chance to go and check out not only my list but her writing as well.
Tom from Digital Shortbread rose gloriously to the occasion of submitting a Top Ten list to my site, and he brought an interesting theme to the table: Top Ten Actions Films Seen In The Last Year. Well, this list was tons of fun. If you have not checked out Tom’s site, I would highly recommend that you stop by and have a look see what is going on, and how much pie he awards any and all things that he comes across. Well-written and presented reviews and plenty of cool features, Digital Shortbread is the place to be!
Should you be interested in submitting a Top Ten list, draw up a list of either your top ten personal favourite movies or a top ten list by a specific genre/theme and send it along to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hope to see a few more lists!
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And finally we come to the closing ceremonies of the Olympic theme TBT this February. Thank you all for joining in on the fun, and I hope you have enjoyed the spirit of competitive action for the last couple of weeks. Which TBT was your favorite event? Your least? Any surprises? With one entry left … Continue reading TBT: Munich (2005)
Release: Friday, February 21, 2014 [Theater] No warning. No escape. No plot. No problem. . . . . .at least, to an extent. The thing about disaster films is that not a great deal is expected out of them, so it's a little difficult to believe anyone who says they left the theater having seen … Continue reading Pompeii
Release: Friday, February 21, 2014 [Theater] Yes, we are indeed struggling through February, aren't we? Officially in the shadow of Judgment Day, otherwise known as the 86th Academy Awards Ceremony -- an event so big its given a whole new name to the day on which it falls. Oscars Sunday has all but ensured that the … Continue reading 3 Days to Kill
East Tennessee weather, Jamaican me crazy. It's been unseasonably warm these past couple of days even for our standards. As I'm blogging today I'm sitting outside in shorts and t-shirt in February, and the thought just crossed my mind that today's entry is twice as appropriate. We have a movie that will not only warm … Continue reading TBT: Cool Runnings (1993)
Release: Friday, October 4, 2013 [Redbox] If ever you wanted to test the limits of your moviegoing patience and goodwill, rent a little flick by the name of Adult Children of Divorce, or A.C.O.D. for short. A nail biter, a fist-clencher, an intensely palm-sweating experience for all of the wrong reasons, first-time director Stu Zicherman's romantic … Continue reading A.C.O.D. (Adult Children of Divorce)
Release: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 [Theater] It takes guts to be RoboCop. Almost quite literally, nothing more and nothing less. Swedish hunk Joel Kinnaman assumes the iconic role of Detroit police officer Alex Murphy in José Padilha's controversial decision to ignore the "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" mentality, as it were. Kinnaman (The Girl … Continue reading RoboCop
And I guess we are going to switch tones here quickly, by choosing a comedy vehicle for Mr. Will Ferrell for this Thursday. A comedy that has blades. Because that is really the only thing I can say about it that's mostly positive and truthful; or I could lie and say something really cheesy, like. … Continue reading TBT: Blades of Glory (2007)
Release: Friday, February 7, 2014 [Theater] The 7-year-old in me nearly wet his bedsheets in anticipation of the first ever full-length feature film involving his favorite toys from childhood. The essential. . . . . . . . . .e-hem. . .building blocks of my youth have come to life on the big screen in 2014 … Continue reading The Lego Movie