My Top and Bottom Five

Summer movies have come and gone–what is the result? I had a hard time keeping up with the blog this summer. Managed to write a few reviews, but this is an overview of my thoughts for the summer–top and bottom 5. I’d Watch These Again Straight Outta Compton  Trainwreck Inside Out Southpaw Jurassic World Why?… Continue reading My Top and Bottom Five

Nan-Nan and Pop-Pop’s

This movie. I hated it. I hated everything about it. And let me preface this with a reminder. If I don’t like movies, I usually don’t write about them. But I hated this movie so much, I feel like the world needs to know. I can’t stand horror. Well, JJ, why did you go see… Continue reading Nan-Nan and Pop-Pop’s

Yellow and Blue

Summer is well upon us and several amazing movies have already hit the screens. One of them being the long-anticipated Pixar movie, which is only long-anticipated if you are a Pixar geek, which I am. “Inside Out” is the personification of the emotions inside Riley’s head. All of them were narrowed down into five generic… Continue reading Yellow and Blue

People-Watching

Did any of y’all see this movie? It wasn’t well advertised. Brought to you by the nominations at SXSW 2015: I have to say this is one of the most bizarre thrillers that I actually enjoyed. Written and directed by Alex Garland, a London filmmaker. A young programmer (Caleb) wins a mysterious contest, which buys him… Continue reading People-Watching

“I Want to Live”

I haven’t posted in quite awhile. But I saw a movie tonight that blew my mind. This is storytelling. This is filmmaking. This is Chappie. “Chappie” is a movie in theaters right now by Sony and Colombia Pictures, staring Hugh Jackman and Sharlto Copley. Set in South Africa, it involves a company pursing an all-robotic… Continue reading “I Want to Live”

Maleficent: The Good Witch

Actually, she’s not even a witch, according to the new Disney film. She is a fairy. The most powerful of all the fairies. Disney’s Maleficent is the “true” story of Sleeping Beauty. I won’t spoil it for you, but basically King Stefan is Maleficent’s greatest enemy, and she curses his daughter with the classic curse… Continue reading Maleficent: The Good Witch