Category: adventure

  • “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” Movie Review

    “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” Movie Review

    9 years ago A young Henry Turner (Brenton Thwaites) figures out a way to meet with his father, Will Turner (Orlando Bloom).  But the meeting is less than satisfactory as Will is still cursed on the Flying Dutchman. But, Henry hatches a plan to break the curse:  Find Poseidon’s lost trident then he will control […]

  • “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” Movie Review

    “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” Movie Review

    – – Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) has a handle on the Museum night life and uses that to his advantage during fundraisers. One night, the museum characters ruin the festivities, but, no one knows why. Investigating, Larry sees that the golden tablet that came to museum with Ahkmenrah (Rami Malek) is tarnishing, but, Ahkmenrah does […]

  • “How to Train Your Dragon 2” Movie Review

    “How to Train Your Dragon 2” Movie Review

    (Wonderful) – – Five years after the events in the last movie…..the people of Berk and the dragons are living in harmony. Instead of participating in the dragon races, Toothless and Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel) are exploring, and mapping, the surrounding area…..something that until dragons and humans learned to get along was nearly impossible […]

  • “The Croods” Movie Review

    “The Croods” Movie Review

    “The Croods” are the last cave family.  The others were either bitten, eaten, or stomped to oblivion.  Survival is hard work, and as the father, Grug (voiced by our favorite, Nicolas Cage) says “Be afraid…”. New is dangerous, new is scary.  The cave is safe. Teenage daughter, Eep (voiced by Emma Stone), of course, follows […]

  • “Life of Pi” Movie Review

    “Life of Pi” Movie Review

    A teenager, Pi Patel (played as a teen by Suraj Sharma) leaves India on a cargo ship with his family and their zoo animals. A storm in the middle of the Pacific Ocean sinks the cargo ship killing everyone but Pi, a zebra, a hyena, an orangutan, and a Bengal tiger.  It is survival of the […]

  • “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 […]

  • “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 […]