Monthly Archives: May 2012

My Review- People Like Us

Based upon a true story, “People Like Us” is billed as a romantic comedy, but it’s NOT your typical romance or comedy. It stars Chris Pine as Sam who is a silver-tongued salesman who specializes in bartering surplus goods. He’s … Continue reading

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My Review- My Last Day Without You

A German businessman, Niklas, is tasked by his boss to travel to New York City to shut down their New York branch of the company, putting over 300 people out of work. Being a cold-hearted hatchet man, he has no … Continue reading

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Opinions…

It’s been said, “Opinions are like @ssholes, everyone has one.” This blog is where I express mine. Like it or not, I gotta be me. Please comment on each post and take this opportunity to express yours! You’ll feel better! … Continue reading

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My Review- Battleship

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“You Sunk My Battleship” is a cry many of us have made in the course of playing the Hasbro game as we were growing up. Add Alexander Skarsgard (from True Blood), Taylor Kitsch (who starred earlier this year in John … Continue reading

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My Review- Dark Shadows

In the mid 1700’s, the Collins Family moved from England to the New World settling in Maine and began building a successful seaside fishing community named after their family, Collinsport. The youngest son, Barnabas grew to be a very handsome … Continue reading

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My Review- Red Dawn (2012)

In 1984, a very popular movie showed Americans what would happen if the USSR invaded our Northwestern United States. “Red Dawn” starring Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, and Charlie Sheen put up a valiant fight against the Russians. … Continue reading

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My Review- The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (for Elderly and Beautiful People)

Last night, I had the privilege of attending the US Premiere of “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (for Elderly and Beautiful People)” That is the official title, even though it is too long to fit on most billboards or ads, … Continue reading

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My Review- The Raven

Last night, I attended a screening of the new movie, THE RAVEN starring John Cusack and participated in a Question and Answer session after the movie with Mr. Cusack. THE RAVEN is a fictional story about the final days of … Continue reading

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My Review- VEEP, new HBO Comedy!

Julia Louis-Dreyfus stars in this new HBO comedy series, VEEP. Their tagline for the show is “The Buck Stops Somewhere Near Here.” Season 1 Trailer 2 Essentially, even though it is never actually stated officially, the precept of this show … Continue reading

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My Review- Hit & Run

Dax Shepard from NBC’s “Parenthood” series wrote, produced, directed, and stars in this raucous comedy of love, betrayal, zany hijinks with a cast including Kristin Chenoweth, Kristen Bell (Mrs. Dax Shepard in real life!), Bradley Cooper, Sean Hayes, Tom Arnold, … Continue reading

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My Review- John Carter

OK… I’ll admit it. I guess I’ve been living under a rock all of these years because I had never heard of “JOHN CARTER” until I began seeing the hype about the movie that come out today. It looked good … Continue reading

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My Review- 21 Jump Street

The new “slim-downed” Jonah Hill and gorgeous Channing Tatum join forces to go undercover in this 21st century update to the 1980’s hit series, “21 Jump Street”. It takes place in “Metropolitan City” and starts out 7 years ago with … Continue reading

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My Review- Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

As weird as the name sounds, with Ewan McGregor’s acting, and a good, improbable but plausible storyline, this movie actually exceeded my expectations. It has a love story, Brit politics, environmental issues, terrorism, comedy, international intrigue, and you get to … Continue reading

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My Review- Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

SURPRISE SURPRISE SURPRISE!!! At the free screening of GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE tonight at the Regal E-Walk 13 on 42nd Street, NICOLAS CAGE showed up with television cameras from EXTRA and welcomed us to the preview showing!!! There were … Continue reading

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My Review- Chronicle

Chronicle is filmed in the style of “Cloverfield” or “Paranormal Activity” from the perspective of the characters in the film. I’m not generally crazy about this style of film-making in general, but for this movie, it works. 3 boys are … Continue reading

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My Review- Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

The movie was ok. I didn’t think Dwayne Johnson did as good as Brendan Fraser did in the first one. He still seemed like he was in “Tooth Fairy” mode. Trying to cover the themes from 4 or 5 different … Continue reading

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My Review- The Indie Film “LOOSIES”

Peter Facinelli wrote, produced and stars in this whimsical story about a reluctant pick-pocket, trying to honorably pay off his deceased father’s huge gambling debt and save the life of his mother, who gets caught up in an intricate web … Continue reading

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Movie Review- The Woman In Black

Very well done story, excellently acted. Daniel Radcliffe is NOT going to be pigeonholed and stereotyped with performances like this one! He gets down and dirty in this! It makes you jump in your seat more than once! From the … Continue reading

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