Tag: cinemark

  • “Kingsman: The Secret Service” Movie Review

    “Kingsman: The Secret Service” Movie Review

    (Killing, Killing, and More Killing, Weird) – – After the fantastic opening credits (must see), you know very quickly that you are in for an increasing death toll (massive death toll to be more descriptive) involving people being cut in half (lengthwise), heads exploding, knifings, shootings, drownings, explosions, and any number of unique ways to […]

  • “Into The Woods” Movie Review

    “Into The Woods” Movie Review

    (Musical Fairy Tale Mash-Up) – – A childless baker and his wife (James Corden and Emily Blunt) are sent on a treasure hunt into the woods by a wicked witch (Meryl Streep). They are to find items belonging to: Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), Jack and the Beanstalk (Daniel Huttlestone), Rapunzel (Mackenzie Mauzy), and Little Red Riding […]

  • “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” Movie Review

    “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” Movie Review

    (Bilbo’s Great Adventure Ends) — — Covering the last 77 pages of the book, “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Fie Armies” details the fight for Lonely Mountain now that Smaug has met his fate. Thorin, the Dwarf King, has fallen ill and is not thinking straight. The Elves and humans join forces to try […]

  • “This is Where I Leave You” Movie Review

    “This is Where I Leave You” Movie Review

     (Life is Complicated) – – Judd Altman (wonderfully played by Jason Bateman) surprises his wife with a birthday cake. Because life is complicated, he was the one surprised when he caught his boss and wife screwing in the bedroom. So much for that marriage….and job. A short time later, his sister, Wendy calls with news […]

  • “Chef” Movie Review

    “Chef” Movie Review

    (Follow Your Heart…..and Twitter) – – Fantastic movie that teaches you to follow your heart, no matter what. Scarlett Johnasson, Jon Favreau & others sparkle. Heartwarming movie. – Go to IMDb for more information.  We watched this at the Tracy, CA Cinemark. – Drive Safe!  Never Forget.   NOTE:  Count the characters in the main […]

  • “The Hundred-Foot Journey” Movie Review

    “The Hundred-Foot Journey” Movie Review

    (Delicious) – – After tragedy strikes in India, a family of restaurateurs decide to start a new life in Europe. A short stay in London does not work out, so the Kadam family (led by Papa, played by Om Puri) get in their van and search for the perfect spot somewhere in Europe. Weeks later, […]

  • “Lucy” Movie Review

    “Lucy” Movie Review

    (Transformative, Scarlett Johansson) – — Lucy is the name of the oldest known hominid female who bones were found in Ethiopia in 1973.  Go to WikiPedia for more information. Fast forward, 3.2 million years or so, and Scarlett Johansson (Lucy) is about to become the first human to access 100% of her brain; with all […]

  • “Tammy” Movie Review

    “Tammy” Movie Review

    (Goofball Comedy with a Message) – – “Tammy” was universally panned by the “critics”. We have learned NOT to listen to them and to judge a movie (the whole movie not a poorly made trailer) on it’s own merits and see if it meets our requirement of giving us 2 hours, or so, of away […]

  • “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 […]