Category Archives: Movies

“The Guilt Trip” Movie Review

(Fluffy Fun) – – Seth Rogan (as Andrew Brewster) is a highly educated organic chemist who invented a safe, sustainable, liquid cleaner that cleans better than any existing product.  He is actively promoting the product to some of the biggest stores without success. His overly technical pitch is boring…zzzzzz. Planning a cross-country trip to pitch his invention he and his

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“Les Miserables” Movie Review

(Beautiful, Breathtaking, Brutal) – – Anne Hathaway’s solo that is heard (and seen briefly) in the trailer above is simply…BREATHTAKING.   Absolutely BREATHTAKING.  I was in tears, not from the sadness of the song, but, by the stunning performance of a truly talented actress…one that should get her an Oscar. “Les Miserables” is unique, Broadway worthy, movie entertainment. Who knew

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“This is 40” Movie Review

(Funny, Raunchy, Real Life) – – Reprising their roles from “Knocked Up” Paul Rudd (as Pete) and Leslie Mann (as Debbie) are angst ridden, married, 40 year old’s (with kids) celebrating their nearly concurrent birthdays. But….Debbie is resisting the age.  She wants a 38th birthday cake (saying she needs two more years to figure things out), and is determined to

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“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” Movie Review

 (Instant Classic) – – “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is a stupendous movie.  An instant classic that is visually spectacular and interesting enough that the 170 minutes felt like 30, it was over just as it was getting interesting.  🙂 Director Peter Jackson takes a few liberties with the book ostensibly to set up the “Lord of the Rings” movies.  I

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“Playing for Keeps” Movie Review

 (Brainless predictable fun, Judy Greer) – – The biggest (very pleasant) surprise for me was that Judy Greer was in this move!  🙂 Gerard Butler (George) is a former professional soccer player finding life difficult after retirement.  With no job, and divorced from Jessica Biel (as Stacie), he moves to Virginia to be close to his son Lewis (Noah Lomax).

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“Hotel Transylvania” Movie Review

(Monstrously fun) – – After the death of his wife in a fire (started by humans) Dracula (Adam Sandler) opens the Hotel Transylvania to keep the evil humans away and keep his young 118 year old daughter, Mavis (Selena Gomez), safe. Throwing a party for Mavis’s 118th birthday the monsters gather at the hotel for the party. Unfortunately, one enterprising human,

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