Movie Review: Arrival (2016)

Director: Denis Villeneuve Rating: PG-13 Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker Screenplay: Eric Heisserer Based On the Short Story by: Ted Chiang Music By: Jóhann Jóhannsson Cinematography: Bradford Young Running Time: 116 Minutes Premiered: November 11, 2016 (USA) DVD Release (USA): February 14, 2017 Synopsis: When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics [...]

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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 [...]

Movie Review: Gods of Egypt (2016)

Director: Alex Proyas Rating: PG-13 Starring: Brenton Thwaites, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler Screenplay: Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless Music By: Marco Beltrami Cinematography: Peter Menzies Jr. Running Time: 127 Minutes Premiered: February 6, 2016 Synopsis: Mortal hero Bek teams with the god Horus in an alliance against Set, the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped [...]

Movie Review: Eddie the Eagle

Director: Dexter Fletcher Rating: PG-13 Starring: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman Screenplay: Sean Macaulay & Simon Kelton Music By: Matthew Margeson Cinematography: George Richmond Running Time: 106 Minutes Premiered: February 26, 2016 Synopsis: The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics. (From IMDb) [...]

Movie Review: The Big Short

Director: Adam McKay Rating: R Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling Screenplay: Charles Randolph & Adam McKay Based on Novel By: Michael Lewis Music By: Nicholas Britell Cinematography: Barry Ackroyd Running Time: 130 Minutes Premiered: December 23, 2015 Synopsis: Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of [...]

Top 5 Under Appreciated Disney Movies

1.Iron Will Release Date: 14 January 1994 Synopsis: When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh weather and terrain. [...]

Movie Review: Creed

Director: Ryan Coogler Rating: PG-13 Starring: Michael B Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad Screenplay: Ryan Coogler & Aaron Covington Based on Characters By: Sylvester Stallone Music By: John Williams Cinematography: Daniel Mindel Running Time: 133 Minutes Premiered: November 25, 2015 (US Release) Synopsis: The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer [...]

Movie Review-Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Director: JJ Abrams Rating: PG-13 Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Screenplay: Lawrence Kasdan, JJ Abrams, & Michael Arndt Based on Characters By: George Lucas Music By: John Williams Cinematography: Daniel Mindel Running Time: 135 Minutes Premiered: December 18, 2015 (US Release) Synopsis: Three decades after the defeat of the [...]

Top 5 Anticipated Upcoming Movie Releases

Spectre US Release: November 6, 2015 Why I Am Excited:  I have watched every James Bond film and read most of the books. I cannot recommend the books; they are the epitome of bad pulp fiction.  However, I genuinely enjoy a majority of the film adaptations. Skyfall was excellent, definitely one of the better Bond [...]

Movie Review: The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

Director: Michael Mann Rating: R Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means Screenplay: Michael Mann & Christopher Crowe Based on the Novel by: James Fenimore Cooper Music By: Randy Edelman & Trevor Jones Cinematography: Dante Spinotti Running Time: 112 Minutes Premiered: September 25, 1992 DVD Release Date: November 23, 1999 Synopsis: British and French troops [...]