The Standards

When scrolling the guide to choose something to watch, there are a few movies that always make me stop scrolling and start watching. They are movies that I can quote verbatim. They aren’t necessarily considered “good” movies, but I love them. When Doug has the remote, he stops on them just because he knows I’ll […]


“What is this movie supposed to be about?” “I’m not sure, but it won a bunch of awards. It must be art-y.”


Movies have devolved into bad CGI or good CGI aka comic books or graphic novels.

Avengers x 2

I love movies. My first job was at a Memphis movie theater because, I wanted to see more movies. The spending money was nice, but it was the movies that motivated me to work while still in high school. It turned out to be the perfect job. The staff of teenagers working for less than […]

Fright Night ramblings

Friday night, we left the sleepy small children in the care of girl teen and went to see Fright Night. Anyone who saw the original Fright Night knows that it was not a sleep with the lights on afterwards or a nausea inducing festival of escalating grossness that defines most horror flicks. The original Fright […]

Scott Pilgrim vs the World (Non-spoilery Review)

Aspie Caveman went to see Scott Pilgrim vs the World and offers the following review. “It was really fun. If you don’t play video games, you won’t get it.” My get off my lawn response. “You whippersnappers hadn’t even heard of Scott Pilgrim until they decided to make it a movie. Back in my day, […]

non-spoilery movie reviews

Toy Story 3 Beautiful. Fans of the first two Toy Story movies will appreciate the continuity and new fans won’t feel like they’re missing something. Before the movie, I accidentally read an article that said the writers thought about “The Great Escape” when they wrote this movie. I don’t want to spoil “The Great Escape” […]

Batman v Darth Vader

Amy: “I’m Batman and I can beat you up.” Evan: “Well, I’m Darth Vader and I can win without even touching you.” Amy: “Nuh-uh. Batman is better than Darth Vader.” Evan: “Darth Vader is the best bad guy EVER. He always wins.” Amy: “That’s not fair. You love Batman.” Evan: “I love to win. Darth […]

Christmas Movie Marathon

While watching the Rankin/Bass channel aka ABC Family this week, I started mentally composing a list of my favorite Christmas movies. In no particular order, I like to wrap, craft and snuggle while watching: Elf The Santa Claus 1 & 2 (not 3) Die Hard A Christmas Story Mixed Nuts Fitzwilly While You Were Sleeping […]