Friday, September 30, 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016

New in Theaters for October

Not many movies premiering in October, but there are a few that interest me. This is why they might be worth watching... or avoiding.

WATCHING
The Girl on the Train (October 7, 2016) 

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Also Watched - Elvis & Nixon, Demolition, Blood Simple., Sully



Also Watched - Elvis & Nixon, Demolition, Blood Simple., Sully

Penny Dreadful TV Review Season 1



Penny Dreadful (2014-2016) 
Season 1 (2014)
Created by: John Logan
Starring:  Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper

Rating: TV-MA 

 Supernatural myths and legends converge in Victorian, London, with vampires, Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, Van Helsing, and more.

Raiders! Movie Review



Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (2015)
Written by: Tim Skousen & Jeremy Coon (written by), Alan Eisenstock (book)
Directed by:  Jeremy Coon, Tim Skousen
Starring:  Chris Strompolos, Eric Zala, Jayson Lamb
Rated: --

A documentary about the fan film The Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation, where three teens recreated the Indiana Jones movie scene for scene over seven years.

ARQ Movie Review



ARQ (2016)
Written by: Tony Elliott
Directed by: Tony Elliott
Starring: Robbie Amell, Rachael Taylor, Gray Powell
Rated: --/R

In this Netflix original, a rogue scientist battles a group of raiders after his newly developed power generator, while all of them are trapped in a repeating time loop.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

The Weekly Movie Watch Volume 114

This week I watched Top Gun, Demolition, Blood Simple., The Witch, Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made.

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.

Tom Cruise in Top Gun
Top Gun - A slice of pure '80s cheese.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Pitch Episode 1 Review

Pitch (2016-)
Season 1 Episode 1 (2016)

Created by: Dan Fogelman, Rick Singer
Starring: Kylie Bunbury, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Ali Larter, Mo McRae, Dan Lauria

Pitch Season 1 Episode 1

Extremis Netflix Movie Review

Extremis (2016)
Extremis - About difficult decisions.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Vice Principals Season 1 Review

Vice Principals (2016)
Season 1 - 10 Episodes (2016-)

Created by:  Jody Hill, Danny McBride
Starring:  Danny McBride, Walton Goggins, Sheaun McKinney


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Rectify Season 3 TV Review



Rectify (2013-)
Season 3 (2015)

Watch Rectify Season 3 on Netflix
Created by: Ray McKinnon
Starring:  
Aden Young,, J.D. Evermore, Abigail Spencer, Sean Bridgers
Rating: TV-14

Daniel Holden re-enters the world after serving nineteen years on death row.
Season three picks up after Daniel has agreed to a plea deal that prevents jail time, but restricts him from living in his home state of Georgia. The sheriff uncovers new clues surrounding the crime for which Daniel was convicted.

Also Watched - The Ladykillers, Blue Ruin, Brooklyn, Magnum Force, The Limey, High-Rise



This week I watched The Ladykillers, Blue Ruin, Brooklyn, Magnum Force, The Limey, High-Rise.

Money Monster Movie Review



Money Monster (2016)
Written by: Jamie Linden and Alan DiFiore & Jim Kouf (screenplay), Alan DiFiore & Jim Kouf (story)
Directed by: Jodie Foster
Starring: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O'Connell, Dominic West, Giancarlo Esposito
Rated: R

Financial TV host Lee Gates is taken hostage when a viewer wants revenge due to bad advice.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Movie Review



Batman v Superman: Dawn of JusticeWritten by:  Chris Terrio and David S. Goyer (written by), Bob Kane and Bill Finger (Batman created by), Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster (Superman created by)
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter, Gal Gadot
Rated: PG-13

Fearing a world where Superman reigns uninhibited, Batman plans to stop him.

Top Gun Movie Review



Top Gun (1986)
Watch Top Gun on Netflix
Written by: Jim Cash & Jack Epps Jr.  (written by), Ehud Yonay (magazine article "Top Guns")
Directed by: Tony Scott
Starring: Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer, Tim Robbins, Kelly McGillis, Anthony Edwards. Tom Skerritt, Michael Ironside
Rated: PG

A reckless fighter pilot trains in an elite Navy program.

Jaws 2 Movie Review



Jaws 2 (1978)
Watch Jaws 2 on Netlifx
Written by: Peter Benchley (characters created by), Carl Gottlieb and Howard Sackler (written by)
Directed by:  Jeannot Szwarc
Starring:  Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton
Rated: PG

A shark terrorizes the same small town again.

Jaws Movie Review



Jaws (1975)
Watch Jaws on Netflix
Written by: Peter Benchley and Carl Gottlieb (screenplay), Peter Benchley (based on the novel by)
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss
Rated: PG

A shark terrorizes a small beach town.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Saving Private Ryan Movie Review

Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Tom Sizemore, Tom Hanks, Barry Pepper in Saving Private Ryan

The Weekly Movie Watch Volume 113

This week I watched  Elvis & Nixon, Saving Private Ryan, Jaws, Jaws 2, Babel

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.

Elvis & Nixon - Surprisingly and unfortunately tame.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Also Watched - It Follows, The Wicker Man, Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Arrow



This week I watched It Follows, The Wicker Man, Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Arrow.

Babel Movie Review



Babel (2006)

Written by:  Guillermo Arriaga (written by), Guillermo Arriaga and Alejandro G. Iñárritu (idea)
Directed by: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Starring:  Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal
Rated: R

A married couple's tragedy while on vacation is the impetus for four interlocking stories.

Saving Private Ryan Movie Review



Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Written by:  Richard Rodat
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Starring:  Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Barry Pepper, Adam Goldberg, Vin Diesel, Giovanni Ribisi, Jeremy Davies, Ted Danson, Paul Giamatti
Rated: R

A group of soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a para-trooper whose three brothers have died in the war.

Narcos Season 2 TV Review



Narcos (2015-)
Season 2 (2016)

Created by: Chris Brancato, Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro
Starring:  Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook, Pedro Pascal

Rating: TV-MA

This Netflix original series is a dramatization of Pablo Esocbar's rise to power and wealth as the DEA and agent Murphy try to stop him.
Season two continues after Escobar escapes a prison raid and is on the run. He loses power, wealth, and influence. Being the biggest smuggler, made him the biggest target.

The Good Dinosaur Movie Review



The Good Dinosaur (2015)
Written by: Bob Peterson (original concept & development by), Peter Sohn & Erik Benson & Meg LeFauve & Kelsey Mann & Bob Peterson (story by),  Meg LeFauve (screenplay), Peter Hedges &Adrian Molina (additional screenplay material by)
Directed by: Peter Sohn
Starring: Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Raymond Ochoa, Jack Bright, Sam Elliot, 
Rated: PG

In this world, the asteroid that ended the dinosaurs never hit Earth. Arlo the dino makes an unlikely feral human friend in his adventure to rejoin his family when he gets separated.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Blue Ruin Movie Review

Blue Ruin (2013)

The Weekly Movie Watch Volume 112

This week I watched Money Monster, The Ladykillers, Blue Ruin, Brooklyn, Magnum Force, The Limey, High-Rise

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.

George Clooney, Jack O'Connell in Money Monster
Money Monster - Entertaining movie, hampered by an uninspired ending.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Also Watched - Despicable Me 2, Down in the Valley, Ordet, The Rainmaker



This week I watched Despicable Me 2, Down in the Valley, Ordet, The Rainmaker

The Night of TV 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

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.

XOXO Movie Review



XOXO (2016)

Written by: Christopher Louie (story by), Dylan Meyer
Directed by: Christopher Louie
Starring: Sarah Hyland, Hayley Kiyoko, Ryan Hansen, Ione Skye
Rated: --/TV-MA

In this Netflix original, five or six strangers share a memorable night at a music festival. Memorable for them, not the viewer.
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