Favorite Movies of 2017

The movies this year were pretty mediocre. There are still several I haven't seen that possibly could have made this list but life gets busy and it's impossible to make it to the theater every time something is released that I'd like to see. Still, here are nine films I enjoyed this year. Beauty and... Continue Reading →


Favorite Movies of 2016

My list of favorite movies is quite short this year. There are many that I haven't seen yet that I want to from the last quarter of 2016 that probably would have made the list but we simply haven't had time to go to the theater and Adam's work schedule has made it harder for us... Continue Reading →

Farewell to the Mockingjay

Movie Review: Mockingjay, Part 2 Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Julianne Moore, Phillip Seymore Hoffman, Donald Sutherland and Woody Harrelson. Rated: PG-13 When we last saw Katniss Everdeen, she was grappling with the physical and emotional effects of nearly being strangled to death by Peeta Mellark, who didn't exactly greet her with hugs... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: American Sniper

Based on the 2012 autobiography of the same name, American Sniper is the true story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle  (played by Bradley Cooper) and his four tours of Iraq. Known as "The Legend" in military circles and "The Devil of Ramadi" by the Iraqi insurgents, Kyle is credited with 160 confirmed sniper kills during his... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: The Purge – Anarchy

  The Purge: Anarchy Genre: Horror/Action/Thriller Rated R  It's the year 2023.  Unemployment and poverty are at an all-time low, thanks to the Purge. An annual American Holiday, the Purge was created by the New Founding Fathers of America to help curb violence and reduce poverty. Once a year, citizens are given a twelve hour... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: American Hustle

On the surface, American Hustle has the makings of a great movie: an all-star cast, early Oscar buzz and the promise of a fun romp through the 1970s world of glitz, glamour and the underground world of political scandals. What we get though, is a dark dramady loosely based on a FBI sting operation-turned-scandal from the late... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Elysium

It's the year 2154. The only people left on an over populated, ravaged Planet Earth are the poor, sick and ordinary. The healthy, rich left long ago for a luxurious, disease-free life on the space station Elysium, which is just outside Earth's orbit. For Max (Matt Damon), an ex-con turned factory worker, living a life... Continue Reading →

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