Another one in the “Die Hard” series with Bruce Willis.
“John McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working to prevent a nuclear-weapons heist, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces.”
Kinda meh – not bad, not great. 1 day ago
I’ve had several friends gush about this movie for some time now – and I needed to enjoy some lighter fare tonight, so I gave in and watched “Despicable Me”.
A fairly fun animated film, I rather enjoyed it!
In a happy suburban neighborhood surrounded by white picket fences with flowering rose bushes, sits a black house with a dead lawn. Unbeknownst to the neighbors, hidden beneath this home is a vast secret hideout. Surrounded by a small army of minions, we discover Gru, planning the biggest heist in the history of the world. He is going to steal the moon.
Armed with his arsenal of shrink rays, freeze rays, and battle-ready vehicles for land and air, he vanquishes all who stand in his way. Until the day he encounters the immense will of three little orphaned girls who look at him and see something that no one else has ever seen: a potential Dad. The world’s greatest villain has just met his greatest challenge: three little girls named Margo, Edith and Agnes. 1 week ago
Finally had a bit of time to myself, so I watched the second installment of the Hunger Games series.
I haven’t read the books; but I must admit that I definitely enjoyed this one. Lots of little emotional bits that got to me. 1 week ago
Watched “Ender’s Game”—I realize that the film was probably not as good as the book (they never are), but I was still rather disappointed overall. The whole storyline was rather “meh” for me; I could see most of the plot coming far ahead of it (and no, I’ve never read any of the books).
Rating: 2 out of 5 2 weeks ago
Despite having a soft spot for this character; I guess I didn’t have particularly high expectations for this movie and I wasn’t really disappointed as a result.
There were a few amusing moments (the bath scene), but otherwise it was fairly “meh” overall. 2 weeks ago
I was in the mood for something light-hearted and so I settled on watching Pixar’s latest release “Monster University”.
I had quite enjoyed the first in the series and was looking forward to this one; and I wasn’t disappointed. Very enjoyable light fare! 3 weeks ago
“Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a former Repo Man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he was forced to purchase after a freak accident. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed.”
It was actually better than I expected. Definitely had some gory parts; but I’m used to horror films so it didn’t bother me in the least. A very good surprise twist ending though (no spoilers). 3 weeks ago
Elysium: In the year 2154 two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes, a government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn’t stop the people of Earth from trying to get in, by any means they can. When unlucky Max is backed into a corner, he agrees to take on a daunting mission that if successful will not only save his life, but could bring equality to these polarized worlds. 4 weeks ago
Watched a fascinating National Geographic documentary called “Machu Picchu Decoded”.
Learned so much more than I ever knew before about this amazing and mysterious lost city of the Incas.
Definitely a worthwhile watch if you are interested in ancient archeology or Incan history. 1 month ago
I have lost count of the number of movies I have watched since I started this goal, its been a lot, all thanks to my brother giving me access to his Netflix account. I added a few movies to my ‘list’ on the site, but then it kept saying ‘if you like this you might like…’ so more and more have been added.
Its good because Ive been able to watch movies I probably wouldn’t normally watch, like independent horrors, and they’ve been good. Its always nice to watch the occasional movie by yourself anyway because my family have a hard time agreeing on something.
Im competing this goal now because Ive achieved what I wanted to and am still expanding my movie horizons. 1 month ago
Earlier at home I watched ‘When in Rome’ starring Kristen Bell and Josh Duhamel, it was pretty good, then this evening I went to the movies to see ‘we’re the Millers,’ it was really funny. 2 months ago
There is just too much choice on Netflix and it makes things very difficult. All last week I was watching comedies and rom coms in the evening before bed and so I thought this week I would try a few horrors. Yesterday I watch ‘dead Mary,’ yeah it was a little crap as the storyline was just random, but it was ok to watch. Today I watched ‘The haunting of Molly Hartley’ mainly because I saw Chace Crawford and 2 girls from 90210 were in it. Again slightly random storyline,, but I quite enjoyed it. 2 months ago
Thank goodness my brother has a Netflix account and was nice enough to not only let me use it, but to make me my own profile on it. This past week Ive watched ‘The back up plan,’ ‘The rebound,’ ‘Morning glory,’ ‘Sinister,’ ‘How do you know,’ ‘Drive,’ and ‘Hit and run.’ Mainly rom coms but a few comedy and thrillers aswell.
The back up plan, the rebound, morning glory and how do you know are all pretty similar and focus on a girl meets guy situation where they think they’re not right for eachother or only see eachother as friends, but miraculously everything seems to have a happy ending which I do quite enjoy. Hit and run had Kristen Bell, Dax Shepherd and Bradley Cooper in and was just quite funny, Drive had Ryan Gosling in which is always quite nice, and was way gorier than I expected, I didn’t realise it was an 18, but it was good, and Sinister was just a bit creepy.
Im quite bad with films as I will only watch films that have famous people in, or in the case of no famous people, the story line has to look really good, the upside is that I never watch films I don’t end up liking. Netflix has quite a few indie movies and independent horrors which are generally quite good as they focus more on a good story than a cast. 2 months ago
Very silly mind candy of a movie, with Dwayne Johnson (The Rock).
Description: Sean Anderson partners with his mom’s new husband on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island. 2 months ago
A very interesting documentary on some of the rediscovered facts regarding Egypt’s most famous pharaoh, Tutankhamun. 2 months ago
I was quite ill this week and spent most of it bed-ridden. Decided to watch this and it was probably not the best decision, as the many battle scenes, with fast moving objects and flashing lights were not conducive to a good experience for me.
Not a terribly bad movie, just a bit too heavily action oriented for me; would have preferred if they had focused a bit more on the interpersonal relationships, as the joining/mindmeld thing had to be pretty intimate. 2 months ago
Back when I was at school and had no real responsibilities in life and had all the time in thee world to do my own thing I used to watch a lot of movies, and I mean a lot. Since univeristy and the starting of real work where I dont get home until 6pm if im lucky on my normal shifts, but not until 9pm on my late shift, I end up not really doing much before bed.
This week I was going through my brothers hard drive as he has loaded all of his movies up onto our shared family network and picked a few comedies to watch, and it got me thinking that I should take the time to watch more movies as I dont particularly watch TV at all anymore.
After being out today my family and I came home and watched ‘Silent Hill revelation,’ ‘The house at the end of the street’ and finally ‘This is the end.’
‘This is the end’ was awesome as it has literally every single actor from nowaday comedies such as Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Superbad, Pineapple express and tonnes more. My mum was watching it with us but left halfway through as she kept saying she didnt know who any of the actors were.
I was also scanning through Netflix and they have loads of good movies on there that I have wanted to see for ages, so I think I will slowly work my way through those. 2 months ago
Watched the latest in the Riddick saga.
“Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to find themselves pawns in his greater scheme for revenge. With his enemies right where he wants them, Riddick unleashes a vicious attack of vengeance before returning to his home planet of Furya to save it from destruction.”
Not terribly impressed, preferred some of the earlier ones. 2 months ago
Ovo: Stranded, starving and facing certain death, three intergalactic criminals encounter an ominous harbinger that will change the fate of the universe.
Very forgettable movie. 2 months ago
So this evening I watched another film; this one was a scifi flick called “The Colony”, with Bill Paxton and Laurence Fishburne.
“Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.”
Not terribly impressed. As someone who lives in a cold winter climate; so many things rang untrue that it bugged me a lot and made it hard to watch. 3 months ago
We enjoyed a rainy Sunday afternoon of watching horror flicks, popcorn and Strawberry Dacquiris in bed…
Watched “World War Z” with Brad Pitt; not too bad, a couple of moments that actually caught me off guard. We now have a private running joke where we click our teeth at each other – à la zombie-style… ;-) 4 months ago
Went on an impromptu outing to the movies with several female friends and saw “Red 2”. Thoroughly enjoyed it; particularly the scene of Han disrobed – what lovely eye candy! ;-) 4 months ago