The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo and Mission Impossible 4: Ghost Protocol

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo A discredited journalist (Daniel Craig) and a mysterious computer hacker discover that even the wealthiest families have skeletons in their closets while working to solve the mystery of a 40-year-old murder in this David Fincher-directed remake of the 2009 Swedish hriller of the same name. Inspired by late author … Continue reading

Contraband and War Horse

Contraband Mark Wahlberg leads the cast of ‘Contraband,’ a white-knuckle action-thriller about a man trying to stay out of a world he worked hard to leave behind and the family he’ll do anything to protect. Set in New Orleans, the film explores the cutthroat underground world of international smuggling–full of desperate criminals and corrupt officials, … Continue reading

In Time

In Time

In Time Movie Review In a near future where aging stops at 25, time is the new currency and the wealthy can live forever. When Will Salas inherits decades of life from a wealthy murdered man, he’s pegged as the suspect by the corrupt Time Keepers, who enforce the law. -Netflix.com This movie is set … Continue reading

Real Steel and Hanna

Real Steel A gritty, white-knuckle, action ride set in the near-future, where the sport of boxing has gone hi-tech, ‘Real Steel’ stars Hugh Jackman as Charlie Kenton, a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just … Continue reading

Warrior

Warrior

Warrior I wanted to see this movie since I heard rumors of Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton making a movie together. Who wouldn’t want to see these guys fight. This movie had it all good character, great story, and the best fighting scenes I have seen in a long time. There were scenes in this … Continue reading

Moneyball and Abduction

This weekend at the movies – 9.23.2011 Moneyball An all-star cast brings to life the true story of Billy Beane, a former jock turned general manager who uses unconventional methods to bring the best players to the Oakland A’s, a major league baseball team struggling against financial hardship. – Netflix.com This was a very good … Continue reading

Hash Browns on Shredded Cheese on Philly Steak and Bread

The Haystack (as seen on the Travel Channel)

So the other day I was watching Man v. Food Nation and I saw a sandwich that I had to try. There is the recipe and some pictures of the Haystack. Ingredients Hash Browns                                                                                     Shredded Cheese Bread                                                                                                    Philly Steak Cook Philly steak and hash browns according to package instructions. Then place Philly steak on bread … Continue reading

Colombiana

Colombiana A woman becomes a professional killer in order to seek revenge against the ruthless gangster who murdered her parents in this action thriller from director Olivier Megaton and writer/producer Luc Besson. As a young girl, Cataleya (Zoe Saldana) saw her parents killed in cold blood. Now Cataleya is all grown up, and she’s determined … Continue reading

Rise of the Planet of the Apes and The Change-Up

This week at the movie theater I saw the Rise of the Planet of the Apes and the Change-Up. Rise of the Planet of the Apes The Planet of the Apes franchise gets the origin treatment in this 20th Century Fox production from director Rupert Wyatt (The Escapist). The script, written by Amanda Silver and … Continue reading

Cowboys and Aliens

Cowboys and Aliens and Crazy, Stupid, Love

This week I saw Cowboys and Aliens and Crazy, Stupid, Love. This is what I thought. Cowboys and Aliens This movie really surprised me. I am a big fan of Jon Favreau and he really delivers in Cowboys and Aliens. Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford work well on screen together and Olivia Wilde adds the … Continue reading