Tag Archive | kids

Review: We Bought A Zoo (2011)

*****  This one most likely isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you’re looking for a movie to watch on a rainy day. But it’s a good movie for those kinds of days, cloudy days where things just seem hopeless and sad. One of those that you watch to put yourself in a […]

One of Those Great Little Scenes: The Artist (2011)

As we made a big deal about months ago, this last year’s Best Picture winner was a silent film (and a great one at that). And so it was natural, what with the DVD and Blu-ray still freshly released, for us to pick a scene to highlight from The Artist. And so, here it is. Jean […]

Review: The Avengers (2012)

***** In 2007, Marvel Studios’ smash hit Iron Man totally demolished its box office competitors, as well as changed superhero movies forever. And for good reason. It was wonderful and totally exhilarating. But what Iron Man did besides change a genre was set the stage for a much larger adventure, one that would be built up for years to […]

Movie of the Week: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

***** In the opinion of this writer, it’ s the best fantasy movie ever made. It’s an epic drama filled with iconic heroes, and even more iconic villains. How can we forget the first time we ever heard the Imperial March? Or when we saw our favorite bandit encased in carbonite right in front of […]

‘Bully’ Wins the Ratings Battle, But It Isn’t Winning the War

‘Bully’ Wins the Ratings Battle, But It Isn’t Winning the War.   This is a little article that tackles another viewpoint on the ratings issue. I don’t want to make a long rant about this, just cite another view about it. Correct me if I am wrong, but this particular article seems to have a […]

Love It Or Leave It: Why Pre-Viewing May Be Practical After All

     When I was around ten years old, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera” hit the big screen. As my family and I watched the trailer for the film, my father proclaimed how awesome it would be to see that musical brought to the screen. Being the impressionable lad that I was, i wholeheartedly […]