Monthly Archives: February 2014

Mind Games (ABC) Rated TV-14

Two brothers own a problem solving firm that uses psychological manipulation to solve situations. Starring Christian Slater, Steve Zahn, Megalyn Echikunwoke I really like Christian Slater but I have yet to enjoy one of his shows. This show is included. … Continue reading

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Growing up Fisher (NBC) Rated NR

A family in the midst of going through a divorce, the kicker in this show, the father’s blind. Starring J.K. Simmons, Eli Baker, Ava Deluca-Verley, Lance Lim, Jenna Elfman I really enjoyed this pilot. It’s very reminiscent of The Wonder … Continue reading

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Only God Forgives (2013) Rated R

A drug smuggler in Bangkok’s underworld is coerce by his mother to go after the killer of his brother. Starring Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Vithaya Pansringarm This film is deeply symbolic and psychological with interesting cinematography. Only God Forgives … Continue reading

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Sun Valley Serenade (1941) Rated NR

A band leader sponsors a Norwegian refugee just as he’s taken a job at a ski resort. Starring Sonja Henie, John Payne, Glenn Miller, Milton Berle, Joan Davis This film stars Sonja Henie, who was an Olympic champion in figure … Continue reading

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BAFTA Film Awards Winners 2014

Best Film: 12 Years a Slave Alexander Korda Award for Outstanding British Film of the Year: Gravity Best Actor: Chiwetel Ejiofor for 12 Years a Slave Best Actress: Cate Blanchett for Blue Jasmine Best Supporting Actor: Barkhad Abdi for Captain … Continue reading

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My Gal Sunday (2014) Rated NR

A crime fighting couple put their ability to work when their parents are kidnapped. Based on the book by Mary Higgins Clark. Starring Rachel Blanchard, Cameron Mathison, Steve Bacic, Jack Wagner The filmmakers seem to think we’ve read the book and … Continue reading

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Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (2014) Rated TV-14

Based on the true story of Lizzie Borden, who was acquitted in the murder of her father and step mother. Starring Christina Ricci, Clea Duvall, Gregg Henry, Billy Campbell This film was a bomb and not the good kind. First … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Nothing (2012) Rated PG-13

A modern telling of Shakespeare’s classic, Much Ado About Nothing. It focuses on two sets of couples in love and their play on words. Starring Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Nathan Fillion, Clark Gregg I’m not a huge fan of Shakespeare … Continue reading

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The Bling Ring (2013) Rated R

Inspired by true events, a group of fame absorbed teenagers go on a robbing spree to Celebrity homes. Starring Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson, Leslie Mann, Gavin Rossdale The Bling Ring is an entertaining film but I felt it … Continue reading

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Godspell (1973) Rated G

Based on the off-Broadway musical by the same name. The musical is based on of the Gospel of Matthew and is set in modern-day New York City. Starring Victor Garber, Katie Hanley, David Haskell When I started watching this film, … Continue reading

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