Sunday, July 31, 2016

The Weekly Movie Watch Volume 106

This week I watched Midnight Special, Triple 9, Lethal Weapon, Bad Boys II.

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.

Jaeden Liebeher as Alton in Midnight Special
Midnight Special -How far does devotion drive a person?

New on Netflix for August

Netflix has a lot of new content for August, this is what I plan on checking out.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Bojack Horseman Season 3 Review

Bojack Horseman (2014-)
Season 3 (2016)

Watch Bojack Horseman on Netflix

Created by: Raphael Bob-Waksberg
Starring:   Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie, Aaron Paul, Paul F. Tompkins

Rating: TV-MA 

Bojack Horseman Season 3 - Incredibly hilarious, dark, daring, and depressing.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

New in Theaters for August

A lot of movies are premiering in August, but only a few of them interest me. This is why they might be worth watching... or avoiding.

WATCHING
Suicide Squad (August 5, 2016) 

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The Night of Episode 3 Review

The Night of (2016)
Mini-series: 8 episodes (2016)

Written by: Richard Price, Steven Zaillian, Peter Moffat (based on the novel by)
Starring: John Turturro, Riz Ahmed, Michael K. Williams

Gladiator Movie Review



Gladiator (2000)

Written by: David Franzoni (story), David Franzoni and John Logan  and William Nicholson (screenplay)
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Djimon Hounsou
Rated: R

A Roman general is betrayed and forced to fight for his freedom as a gladiator.

Big Trouble in Little China Movie Review



Big Trouble in Little China (1986)


Written by: Gary Goldman & David Z. Weinstein (written by), WD Richter (adaptation)
Directed by: John Carpenter
Starring: Kurt Russell, Dennis Dun, James Hong, Kim Cattrall
Rated: PG-13

Truck driver Jack Burton is pulled into a battle with Chinese sorcerer Lo Pan over girls with green eyes.

Young and Beautiful Movie Review



Young and Beautiful (2013)

Written by: François Ozon
Directed by: François Ozon
Starring: Marine Vacth, Pailhas, Frédéric Pierrot 
Rated: --/R

A teen girl leads a secret life as a call girl, with little interest in the encounters or the money.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Star Trek Beyond Movie Review

Star Trek Beyond (2016) 

Written by: Simon Pegg & Doug Jung (written by), Gene Roddenberry (television series "Star Trek"), Roberto Orci (writer uncredited) , Patrick McKay (writer uncredited) , John D. Payne (writer uncredited) 
Directed by: Justin Lin
Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Idris Elba 
Rated: PG-13

Chris Pine as Kirk, Karl Urban as Bones in Star Trek Beyond
Star Trek Beyond - It has all the pieces, they just aren't balanced.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

The Weekly Movie Watch Volume 105

This week I watched Everybody Wants Some, Black Mass, Fastball, 1408.

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.

Tyler Hoechlin, Ryan Guzman in Everybody Wants Some!!
Everybody Wants Some!! - Boys will be boys just isn't enough.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Gridlocked Netflix Movie Review

Gridlocked (2016)
Buy Gridlocked
Watch Gridlocked on Netflix

Written by:  Rob Robol, Allan Ungar
Directed by: Allan Ungar
Starring:   Dominic Purcell, Cody Hackman, Stephen Lang, Danny Glover, Vinnie Jones, 
Rated: R

Dominic Purcell in Gridlocked
Gridlocked - Interchangeable with many made for DVD movies.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Tony Robbins: I am Not Your Guru Netflix Movie Review

Tony Robbins: I am Not Your Guru (2016)
Watch Tony Robbins: I am Not Your Guru on Netflix

Directed by: Joe Berlinger
Starring: Tony Robbins 
Rated: --/R

Tony Robbins in Tony Robbins: I am Not Your Guru
Tony Robbins: I am Not Your Guru - A two hour commercial.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The Night of Episode 2 Review

The Night of (2016)
Mini-series: 8 episodes (2016)

Written by: Richard Price, Steven Zaillian, Peter Moffat (based on the novel by)
Starring: John Turturro, Riz Ahmed, Michael K. Williams, 


Game of Thrones Season 6 TV Review



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

 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.

Also Watched - 3-Iron, Hard Candy, Crying Game, Brahman Naman, Children of Heaven



Also watched 3-Iron, Hard Candy, The Crying Game, Brahman Naman, Children of Heaven

Marcella Season 1 TV Review



Marcella (2016-)
Season 1 (2016)

Created by: Hans Rosenfeldt, Nicola Larder
Starring:  Anna Friel, Nicholas Pinnock, Sinéad Cusack, Harry Lloyd, Laura Carmichael, Jamie Bamber

Rating: --/TV-MA

This British show is a Netflix original. After quitting the police force when she became pregnant, eleven years later Marcella rejoins after a divorce and the return of a serial killer she never caught.

Back to the Future Movie Review



Back to the Future (1985)

Written by:
Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover
Rated: PG

After traveling to the past in a Delorean, Marty McFly has to ensure his parents fall in love to ensure his own existence.

Mr. Robot Season 1 TV Review



Mr. Robot (2015)
Season 1 (2015)

Created by:  Sam Esmail
Starring:  Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin

Rating: TV-14

A cyber security engineer and part time hacker is recruited to "save the world" by sabotaging a multi-million dollar company.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Brahman Naman Netflix Movie Review

Brahman Naman (2016)
Watch Brahman Naman on Netflix
Written by:
Naman Ramachandran

Directed by: Qaushiq Mukherjee
Starring: Shashank Arora , Tanmay Dhanania , Chaitanya Varad
Rated: TV-MA/R

Naman and his buddies in Brahman Naman
Brahman Naman -If sex crazed teens made a movie.

Stranger Things Season 1 TV Reivew

Stranger Things (2016-)
Season 1 (2016)

Created by: Matt Duffer , Ross Duffer
Starring:  Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhar, Millie Bobby Brown

Rating: --/TV-MA 

Sunday, July 17, 2016

The Weekly Movie Watch Volume 104

This week I watched Back to the Future, The Invitation, Hard Candy, The Crying Game, Children of Heaven.

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.

This is Volume 104, which means I've been reviewing movies every week for two years without missing a single week. I started on July 27, 2014. I've reviewed 388 movies since then.

I started reviewing television this year and have reviewed 41 seasons just in 2016.

I've released 150 podcast episodes since December of 2015.

It's obvious I love movies and I love reviewing them. Read, listen, subscribe, and sign up to follow my reviews! Check out the sidebar to the right and follow the links.

Christopher Lloyd as Doc Brown, Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly in Back to the Future
Back to the Future - Great scott!

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Rebirth Netflix Movie Review

Rebirth (2016)
Watch Rebirth on Netflix

Written by: Karl Mueller
Directed by: Karl Mueller
Starring:  Fran Kranz, Adam Goldberg, Harry Hamlin, Nicky Whelan 
Rated: --/R

Fran Kranz, Adam Goldberg in Rebirth
Rebirth - A movie that misses it's own point.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Also Watched - Superman Returns, Scorch Trials, Three Days of the Condor



I also watched Superman Returns, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, Three Days of the Condor

Marco Polo Season 2 Review



Marco Polo (2014)
Season 2 (2015)

Created by: John Fusco
Starring:   Benedict Wong, Joan Chen, Zhu Zhu, Lorenzo Richelmy

Rating: TV-MA

In this Netflix original, Marco Polo's adventures in Kublai Khan's court continue. In this season Kublai Khan faces threats against his throne from within and outside of his house.

Silicon Valley Season 3 TV Review



Silicon Valley (2013)
Season 3 (2015)

Created by:  John Altschuler, Mike Judge, Dave Krinsky
Starring:  Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Martin Starr, Kumail Nanjiani, Zach Woods, Josh Brener


This HBO comedy focuses on the founders of a start up company, from developing the technology to generating funding, and navigating the board room.

Laura Movie Review



Laura (1944)

Written by: Vera Caspary (novel), Jay Dratler and Samuel Hoffenstein and Elizabeth Reinhardt (screen play), Ring Lardner, Jr. (uncredited)
Directed by: Otto Preminger
Starring: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb
Rated: --

A police detective falls in love with the murdered woman he is investigating.

Barbarella Movie Review



Barbarella (1968)

Written by: Jean-Claude Forest (comic "Barbarella"), Claude Brulé (collaborating writer), Terry Southern and Roger Vadim (screenplay), Vittorio Bonicelli and Clement Biddle Wood and Brian Degas and Tudor Gates (writer)
Directed by: Roger Vadim
Starring: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg
Rated: PG

In the distant future, Barbarella must stop the evil Durand-Durand.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

The Weekly Movie Watch Volume 103

This week I watched Big Trouble in Little China, Gladiator, 3-Iron, Young and Beautiful. 

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.

James Hong, Kurt Russell, Dennis Dun in Big Trouble in Little China
Big Trouble in Little China - A heroic adventure into Chinese mythology.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Marcella Season 1 Review

Marcella (2016-)
Season 1 (2016)

Created by: Hans Rosenfeldt, Nicola Larder
Starring:  Anna Friel, Nicholas Pinnock, Sinéad Cusack, Harry Lloyd, Laura Carmichael, Jamie Bamber

Rating: --/TV-MA

Marcella Season 1.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Marco Polo Season 2 Review

Marco Polo (2015-)
Season 2 (2016)

Watch Marco Polo on Netflix
Created by: John Fusco
Starring:   Benedict Wong, Joan Chen, Zhu Zhu, Lorenzo Richelmy

Rating: TV-MA

Marco Polo Season 2 - Kublai Khan and Marco Polo

Synchronicity Movie Review



Synchronicity (2015)
Written by: Jacob Gentry, Alex Orr (story)
Directed by: Jacob Gentry
Starring: Chad McKnight, Brianne Davis, AJ Bowen
Rated: R

Set in the future, physicist Jim Beale (Chad McKnight) creates a time machine and must travel into the past.

The Fundamentals of Caring Movie Review



The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)
Written by: Rob Burnett (screenplay), Jonathan Evison (novel) 

Directed by: Rob Burnett
Starring:  Craig Roberts, Selena Gomez, Paul Rudd, Bobby Cannavale
Rated: TV-MA/R

A caretaker with a troubled past cares for a teenager with muscular dystrophy. Together they overcome emotional barriers.

The Americans Season 3 TV Review



The Americans (2013-)
Season 3 (2015)

Created by: Joseph Weisberg

Starring: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Noah Emmerich
Rating: TV-14

Two Soviet spies, Elizabeth (Keri Russell) and Phillip (Matthew Rhys), pose as a married couple with kids in Washington D.C. during the Cold War.

In season three the struggle with the decision of whether to tell their daughter the truth with the gray morality in which they operate, gray even for Russian spies.

Also Watched - The Night of, Citizenfour, Knight of Cups



Also watched this week, The Night of Ep. 1, Citizenfour, Knight of Cups.

The Night of (2016) - Episode 1
Mini-series: 8 episodes (2016)
Written by: Richard Price, Steven Zaillian, Peter Moffat (based on the novel by)
Starring: John Turturro, Riz Ahmed, Michael K. Williams,

This HBO mini-series features Nas (Riz Ahmed), a Pakistani-American, with no recollection of what happened the previous night accused of murder. Jack Stone (John Turturro) is his lawyer.

Citizenfour (2014)
Directed by: Laura Poitras
Starring: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William Binney
Rated: R

A documentary with Edward Snowden who leaked classified documents about global surveillance.

Knight of Cups (2015)

Written by: Terrence Malick
Directed by: Terrence Malick
Starring: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Antonio Banderas, Teresa Palmer, Imogen Poots
Rated: R

A writer explores the depths of Los Angeles and Las Vegas with six different women.

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