Category Archives: Movies

Thrillers!!!!

I think Kiss the Girls started a serial killer/thriller movie spree in our house lately.  First up: Prisoners, 2013 Hugh Jackman is a man possessed in Prisoners. When his daughter (and his neighbor’s daughter) go missing, the Wolverine claws come … Continue reading

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Movie One Liners

Here are some movies we’ve watched lately Thelma and Louise, 1991 – A movie that made me feel proud to be a woman, and a sad and touching story of fear, friendship, and never looking back. A classic for a … Continue reading

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Godzilla, 2014

I’m not exactly what you could call a connoisseur of Godzilla movies. In fact, the 2014 summer blockbuster version is my first foray into this classic genre. And although it had a somewhat slow and meandering start, it was otherwise a pretty entertaining popcorn … Continue reading

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Gravity, 2013

  These pictures do not do justice to the beauty of this film. The visuals and score are breathtaking, and I’m only upset that we didn’t get to see it on the big screen in 3D. Starring Sandra Bullock and … Continue reading

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The Tree of Strife (aka The Tree of Life, 2011)

Well, at least we tried. Made it about 20 minutes in and realized we were never gonna be able to sit through 2 more hours of this. The sort of movie that you think you should like, even though you … Continue reading

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The Grand Budapest Hotel, 2014

I believe I have mentioned C’s love of Wes Anderson films. After my success with Moonrise Kingdom, I was excited to give his newest, The Grand Budapest Hotel, a shot. The characters here are the big winners. Funny, strange, and … Continue reading

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The Silence of the Lambs, 1991

Okay, the first real question is: How old does a movie have to be to be considered a classic? Because if you had asked me that before I watched The Silence of the Lambs, I would have said it had … Continue reading

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