“Black or White” Movie Review

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(Emotional) Elliot (Kevin Costner) and Carol (Jennifer Ehle) Anderson adopt their 17 year old daughter’s baby after she dies during childbirth. The father, Reggie (Andre Holland), is a drug addict with no interest in raising the child. Seven years later, Carol dies in a car crash (Drive Safe!) leaving Elliot to raise Eloise (Jillian Estell)…

Movie Box Office Results January 6 – 8 2017

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Hidden Figures is #1 by a millimeter.  Final numbers came out late Monday…very close race.   The top ten movies for January 6 – 8, 2017 are listed below. Go to BoxOfficeMojo.com for more information. #1:  Hidden Figures, $22.8 million, Total so far: $26 million #2:  Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, $22 million, Total so far: $477 million…

“RV” Movie Review

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Bob Munro (Robin Williams) is planning to take his family to Hawaii for vacation. Unfortunately, stuff happens at work that forces him to cancel Hawaii and, instead, plan a vacation (with a secret agenda to attend an important work meeting) to Colorado in an R.V. In the R.V. and travelling across country, the Munro’s meet…

“Paddington” Movie Review

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40 years ago an explorer from a geographic society in London visits the jungles of Peru in search of species he can kill and bring home to stuff for the Natural Museum. What he finds are intelligent bears that are quite cultured, can speak, wear clothing, and learn how to make marmalade. The explorer tells…

Movie Box Office Results December 23 – 25 2016

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Rogue One wins the battle for #1 again this week The top ten movies for December 23 – 25, 2016 are listed below. Go to BoxOfficeMojo.com for more information. #1:  Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, $64.3 million, Total so far: $286 million #2:  Sing, $35.2 million, Total so far: $55.9 million #3:  Passengers (2016), $14.8 million, Total so far:…

“Gone Baby Gone” Movie Review

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 (Twisty Thriller) Helene McCready (Amy Ryan) tells everyone she visited her neighbor for about 30 minutes after putting her baby Amanda (Madeline O’Brien) to bed. When she returned home, Amanda was gone. Kidnapped. Helene’s sister-in-law freaked out and called the police, the news outlets, and eventually she and her husband hired local native and private…

Movie Box Office Results December 16 – 18 2016

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Rogue One annihilates Moana to take over #1 The top ten movies for December 16 – 18, 2016 are listed below. Go to BoxOfficeMojo.com for more information. #1:  Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, $155 million, Total so far: $155 million #2:  Moana, $11.6 million, Total so far: $162 million #3:  Office Christmas Party, $8.4 million, Total so far: $32 million…

“McFarland, USA” Movie Review

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Jim White (Kevin Costner) is coaching football in a high school in Idaho when he lost his temper with a disrespectful kid. The next thing we see is Jim’s family packing up to leave. He had been fired. Arriving in McFarland, CA, one of his daughters wakes up and asks if they are in Mexico.…

STEM Educational Products: WeDo 2.0 from Lego Education

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“LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 makes science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and coding come to life. The unique combination of the LEGO brick, classroom-friendly software, and engaging, standards-based projects results in a resource that builds students’ confidence to ask questions, define problems, and design their own solutions by putting STEM learning directly in their hands.” Lego STEM…