Top 5 Disney Animated Films

Robin Hood (1973) I have very fond memories of watching this film at a friend’s house as a child. Whenever I visited, we watched this movie. I am fairly confident that I watched Robin Hood about 900 times before my fourteenth birthday. What I enjoy about this adaptation is the excellent dialogue and the dream-like … Continue reading Top 5 Disney Animated Films

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Top 5 Wedding Movies

In honor of my brother’s wedding over the weekend, here are my top five favorite wedding movies. 1. Father of the Bride (1991)  Synopsis: With his oldest daughter's wedding approaching, a father finds himself reluctant to let go (From IMDb) Review: This is actually a remake/update of the 1950 film of the same name starring … Continue reading Top 5 Wedding Movies

Top 5 Movies Based on Books

1. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) Based On: JRR Tolkien’s 1955 book of the same name Reason it is Great: First of all, the source material is fantastic. Tolkien’s trilogy is a masterpiece of fantasy writing. Thankfully the book translated incredibly well on screen. The Return of the King is, … Continue reading Top 5 Movies Based on Books

Top 5 Romantic Comedies

Pride and Prejudice (1995) Synopsis: Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart. (From IMDb) What I Like: This is the only adaption of Pride and Prejudice worth watching my opinion. What I like is that the mini-series closely follows the … Continue reading Top 5 Romantic Comedies

Top 5 Harry Potter Films

1. Harry Potter And The Prisoner of Azkaban- Directed by Alfonso Cuarón I really enjoyed this movie and it is my favorite in the Harry Potter Franchise. After Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the pace and embellishments pick up and feel more polished. A lot of the minor characters are more fully developed and … Continue reading Top 5 Harry Potter Films

Movie Review: Fast & Furious 7

Director: James Wan Rating: PG-13 Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez Screenplay: Chris Morgan & Gary Scott Thompson Music By: Brian Tyler Cinematography: Marc Spicer & Stephen F. Windon Running Time: 137 Minutes Premiered: April 3, 2015 Synopsis: Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother. … Continue reading Movie Review: Fast & Furious 7

Top 10 Books I Wish Were Movies

I had a difficult time narrowing this list down to only ten books. So I decided it would be nearly impossible to choose five! Last of the Breed-Louis L'Amour Air Force Major Joe Mack is forced down in Russia, escapes a Soviet prison camp and calls on ancient skills of Indian forebears to survive vast Siberian … Continue reading Top 10 Books I Wish Were Movies

Top 10 Movies

Last night my younger brother asked me to name my top 10 favorite movies of all time. Here is my list, though I made some modifications to the list I created last night. The Godfather (1972) Director: Francis Ford Coppola Starring: Marlon Brand, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Diana Keaton Reason: The acting is … Continue reading Top 10 Movies