Top 5 Romantic Novels (Revisited)

I had previously published a Top 5 Romantic Novel list in 2015. This is my list for 2017. The only constant is The Deception of the Emerald Ring; which I clearly like quite a bit.  1. Pride and Prejudice-Jane Austen I am not sure what all I can say about this novel other than that I think it … Continue reading Top 5 Romantic Novels (Revisited)

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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

Top 5 Fairy Tale Movies

1.The Age of Adaline (2015) Synopsis: A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into (IMDb). Starring: Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Harrison Ford, Ellen Burstyn Review:  Technically, The Age of … Continue reading Top 5 Fairy Tale Movies

Top 5 Television Shows

Fringe (Fox) Synopsis: An FBI agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena (From IMDb). Starring: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble, Seth Gabel Air Date: September 9, 2008 – January 18, 2013 Review: Oh Fringe, you wonderfully weird and perfect … Continue reading Top 5 Television Shows

Top 5 Movies I Have Watched Recently

Listed by viewing order, not preference. Zootopia (March 2016) Plot Summary: In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy. (From IMDb) Cast: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba Director: Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush Review: I though the movie … Continue reading Top 5 Movies I Have Watched Recently

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 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. … Continue reading Top 5 Under Appreciated Disney 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 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 … Continue reading Top 5 Anticipated Upcoming Movie Releases

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