Tag: movie

  • “X-Men First Class” Movie Review

    “X-Men First Class” Movie Review  (Awesome, funny, shocking, enlightening) “X-Men First Class” is a prequel to the three original X-Men movies.  Like “Star Wars”, I am hoping there will be another prequel…maybe a trilogy? “X-Men: First Class” shows how Raven / Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence), Charles Xavier (James McAvoy), and Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto (Michael Fassbender) […]

  • “X-Men: The Last Stand” Movie Review

    “X-Men: The Last Stand” Movie Review

    “X-Men: The Last Stand” Movie Review (Exciting. The special effects are getting better!) We have watched all three X-Men movies now.  Ready for the new one this Friday! In “X-Men: The Last Stand” there is a “cure” for the mutants and we find out that Jean (Famke Janssen) is the most powerful mutant in the […]

  • The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Mature Audience Trailer

    The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Mature Audience Trailer The question is:  Is this really an underground video made in a movie theater, or a carefully plotted marketing ploy by Sony?  What do you think?  Read what the good folks at Mashable think. Well, the mature trailer was pulled.  Here is the regular one: Drive […]

  • “Fools Gold” Movie Review

    “Fool’s Gold” Movie Review  (could have been better) We actually bought this DVD…not sure why. Matthew McConaughey (as Finn) and Kate Hudson (as Tess) have spent the last 8 years married and searching for the missing Spanish treasure ship the Aurelia. Newly divorced, Kate is ready to go back to Chicago when Matthew finds, purely […]

  • “X2” Movie Review

    “X2” Movie Review  (better than the original) On our quest to watch all the X-Men movies before the next one comes out…this was #2. X2 (X-Men United) is better than the original.  From the second it starts to the second it ends, it is a great movie!  Lots of action and we learn more about […]

  • “Kung Fu Panda 2” Movie Review

    “Kung Fu Panda 2” Movie Review  (GREAT movie!) My opinion:  Way better than the first one. Po (Jack Black) and gang (Tigress (Jolie), Monkey (Chan), Mantis (Rogen), Viper (Liu..ah, my heart), and Crane (Cross) travel to Shen’s (Oldman) location to destroy a new weapon that threatens to end Kung Fu. We learn more about Po’s […]

  • “From Prada to Nada” Movie Review

    “From Prada to Nada” Movie Review

    “From Prada to Nada” Movie Review  (Sweet Chicka Flick) – – Rich sisters, Alexa Vega (as Mary Dominguez) and Camilla Belle (as Nora Dominguez),  from Beverly Hills lose everything when their father dies. Moving from Beverly Hills to live with their Aunt in East LA they find themselves in a different world.  They also find […]

  • “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 […]