Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 2 TV Review



Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 2 (2015-)

Created by:  Robert Carlock, Tina Fey
Starring:
  Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess 
Rating: TV-14

Kimmy is rescued from an underground bunker where she was one of many wives to a cult leader. Her upbeat attitude helps her brave adversity not matter the circumstance. To note, this is a comedy.

Also Watched - In the Heart of the Sea, Hotel Transylvania 2, Regression, The Americans



Also watched this week In the Heart of the Sea, Hotel Transylvania 2, Regression, The Americans.

Vinyl Season 1 Review



Vinyl (2016-)

Created by: Mick Jagger, Terence Winter, Rich Cohen, Martin Scorsese
Starring:  Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde, Ray Romano, Juno Temple, James Jagger

In this HBO original series, Richie Finestra (Bobby Cannavale) is a New York record executive in 1973, endeavoring to sign the biggest and best talent.

Confirmation Movie Review



Confirmation (2016)

Written by: Susannah Grant
Directed by: Rick Famuyiwa
Starring: Kerry Washington, Greg Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright, Wendell Pierce
Rated: PG-13

Upon his nomination to the Supreme Court in 1991, Anita Hill testifies that Judge Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her.

Monday, April 25, 2016

The Americans Season 1 Review

The Americans (2013-)
Season 1 (2013)

Created by: Joseph Weisberg
Starring:
Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Noah Emmerich
Rating: TV-14
Watch The Americans

The Americans TV Series

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 1 Recap

Game of Thrones (2011-)
Season 6 (2016)

Created by: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss
Starring: Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner, Lena Headey, Maisie Williams, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Aidan Gillan, Gwendoline Christie



Plot: 
HBO's fantasy drama series adapted from George R.R. Martin's book series A Song of Ice and Fire follows the civil war of kings and usurpers in Westeros who wish to sit one the throne. The scale and scope of the story is staggering, fully realized with a large ensemble cast.

Confirmation Movie Review

Confirmation (2016)
Kerry Washington as Anita Hill in Confirmatino


The Weekly Movie Watch Volume 92

This week I watched Spectre, The Watchmen, The Perfect Storm, Confirmation, Lilo & Stitch, Buffalo '66.

I watch movies every week and then write down my thoughts. Read my previous reviews!
My rating is simple, Watch It, It Depends, Skip it.

Daniel Craig in Spectre
Spectre -Another uninspired Bond film.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Also Watched - The Peanuts Movie, Trainwreck, Project Almanac, Mojave, Coraline



Also Watched this Week - The Peanuts Movie, Trainwreck, Project Almanac, Mojave, Coraline

The Ranch Season 1 TV Review



The Ranch (2016)
Created by:  Jim Patterson, Don Reo
Starring:
  Ashton Kutcher, Sam Elliott, Danny Masterson, Debra Winger, Kelli Goss

In this Netflix original series, Ashton Kutcher is washed up football player Colt Bennett. He moves back home to help his dad (Sam Elliott) and his brother (Danny Masterson) on the ranch.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Trailer



Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Written by: Chris Weitz (screenplay), John Knoll and Gary Whitta (story), George Lucas (characters) 
Directed by: Gareth Edwards
Starring: Felicity Jones, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Forest Whitaker

The trailer is out, and we begin to speculate.

Man Up Movie Review



Man Up (2015)
Written by:
Tess Morris

Directed by: Ben Palmer
Starring:  Lake Bell, Simon Pegg, Ophelia Lovibond 
Rated: R

Jack mistakes Nancy for his blind date. It's the wrong date, but it may be the right match.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 2 Review

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015-)

Created by:  Robert Carlock, Tina Fey
Starring:
  Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess 
Rating: TV-14

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Unbounded wacky exuberance.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Vinyl Season 1 Episode 10 & Season Recap

Vinyl (2016-)

Created by:  Mick Jagger, Terence Winter, Rich Cohen, Martin Scorsese
Starring:   Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde, Ray Romano, Juno Temple, James Jagger


The Weekly Movie Watch Volume 91

This week I watched Bridge of Spies, In the Heart of the Sea, The Shawshank Redemption, Hotel Transylvania 2, Regression.

I watch movies every week and then write down my thoughts. Read my previous reviews!
My rating is simple, Watch It, It Depends, Skip it.

Mark Rylance, Tom Hanks in Bridge of Spies
Bridge of Spies -A well executed movie.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Wet Hot American Summer TV Review



Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (2015-)
Created by: Michael Showalter, David Wain
Starring:
  Marguerite Moreau, Zak Orth, Paul Rudd, Michael Ian Black, Bradley Cooper, Janeane Garofalo, Amy Poehler, 
                Molly Shannon, Lake Bell, Jon Hamm, Lake Bell, John Slattery, Christopher Meloni, Chris Pine

In the Netflix prequel to the 2001 movie, this series chronicles the first day at Camp Firewood.  

Also Watched - The Hateful Eight, Carol



Also Watched this Week - The Hateful Eight, Carol

Over the Top Movie Review



Over the Top (1987)
Written by:
Gary Conway and David Engelbach (story), Stirling Silliphant and Sylvester Stallone (screenplay)

Directed by: Menahem Golan
Starring:  Sylvester Stallone, Robert Loggia, Susan Blakely
Rated: PG

Trucker Lincoln Hawk (Sylvester Stallone) must win an arm wrestling tournament to reunite with his estranged son.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Sense8 Season 1 TV Review

Sense8 (2015-)

Created by:  Lilly Wachowski
Starring:
  Aml Ameen, Doona Bae, Jamie Clayton, Tuppence Middleton, Naveen Andrews, Daryl Hannah

Sense8 - If you can get through the first half it turns into a pretty solid show.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Vinyl Season 1 Episode 9 Recap

Vinyl (2016-)

Created by:  Mick Jagger, Terence Winter, Rich Cohen, Martin Scorsese
Starring:   Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde, Ray Romano, Juno Temple, James Jagger


Vinyl Episode 9 - Filler for the season finale.

Coraline Movie Review

Coraline (2009)
Coraline - A dark fairy tale with amazing style.

The Weekly Movie Watch Volume 90

This week I watched The Peanuts Movie, Trainwreck, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part I & II, Project Almanac, Mojave, Coraline.

I watch movies every week and then write down my thoughts. Read my previous reviews!
My rating is simple, Watch It, It Depends, Skip it.

The Peanuts Movie - A cute movie that captures classic Peanuts.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Also Watched - Spotlight, Scarface (1932)



Also Watched this Week - Spotlight, Scarface (1932)

Scarface Movie Review



Scarface (1983)
Written by:
Oliver Stone

Directed by: Brian De Palma
Starring:   Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer 
Rated: R

Tony Montana rises to power as a drug kingpin in Miami.

Chelsea Does Season 1 TV Review



Chelsea Does Season 1 (2016-)
Starring: Chelsea Handler
Directed by:
Eddie Schmidt

Comedian Chelsea Handler's take on various topics is presented in this documentary-type series.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Vinyl Season 1 Episode 8 Recap

Vinyl (2016-)

Created by:  Mick Jagger, Terence Winter, Rich Cohen, Martin Scorsese
Starring:   Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde, Ray Romano, Juno Temple, James Jagger



The Weekly Movie Watch Volume 89

This week I watched The Hateful Eight, Carol, Man Up.

I watch movies every week and then write down my thoughts. Read my previous reviews!
My rating is simple, Watch It, It Depends, Skip it.

The Hateful Eight -Absolutely incredible, though a bit long.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp Season 1 TV Review

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (2015-)

Created by: Michael Showalter, David Wain
Starring:
  Marguerite Moreau, Zak Orth, Paul Rudd, Michael Ian Black, Bradley Cooper, Janeane Garofalo, Amy Poehler, 
                Molly Shannon, Lake Bell, Jon Hamm, Lake Bell, John Slattery, Christopher Meloni, Chris Pine

Teenage camp counselors played by middle aged actors.
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