Category: action

  • “Captain America” Movie Review

    “Captain America” Movie Review

    “Captain America” Movie Review (Exciting, Engaging) Chris Evans (Steve Rogers / Captain America) is a skinny, small, sickly young man trying to enlist in the Army to help his country during WWII.  Unfortunately, he is 4F.  But he never gives up. Eventually, Stanley Tucci (Dr. Abraham Erskine) happens upon Rogers and gives him 1A status […]

  • “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” Movie Review

    “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” Movie Review

    “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” Movie Review Update 1/14/2016: Today we lost Alan Rickman….Snape.  You are terribly missed. Even though we knew what would be happening, it was magical to see the vision on the big screen.  They made some changes from the book, but, it was all good. Harry, Hermione, and […]

  • “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” Movie Review

    “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” Movie Review

     (lots of action, funny, long, confusing) Apparently, the race to the moon in the 60’s was spurred by the crash of an alien spacecraft on the moon.  The U.S.A. wanted to get there first. Since I remember watching the landing on TV, the scenes of that historic event were really cool.  I had no idea […]

  • “Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides” Movie Review

    “Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides” Movie Review

    “Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides” Movie Review  (fun action, but…the “magic” is fading) Johnny Depp still rocks as Captain Jack Sparrow, but, other than Barbosa (Geoffrey Rush) and Gibbs (Kevin McNally) returning, I REALLY missed the other characters we have come to know and love. Penelope Cruz is beautiful (as are the […]

  • “X Men” Movie Review

    “X Men” Movie Review We decided to go back and watch the X-Men series, starting with the first one in 2000 (on VUDU).  We may be among the very few who had not seen it yet… Humans are evolving.  The “mutants” are ostracized because they are different (how familiar is that?).  Two powerful mutants have taken different […]

  • “Thor” Movie Review

    “Thor” Movie Review

    “Thor” Movie Review  (Lori: Loves mythology, and (?) Chris Hemsworth)  (Mike: Confusing visual experience, Portman rocks) Mike’s Review Arrogant and impetuous, the young Thor (Chris Hemsworth) is ready to fight at the drop of a hat.  After invading another realm itching for a fight, Dad saves him (and his friends) then banishes his ass to […]