Lightning Movie Reviews – Ant-Man, Ultron, Minions

I have some catching up to do, so you get some quick thoughts on some recent flicks. Avengers: Age of Ultron – The first movie was so successful, so it would’ve been difficult to meet expectations here. Ultron definitely was a half-step down but still had some great action and humor. Ultron himself could’ve used… Continue reading Lightning Movie Reviews – Ant-Man, Ultron, Minions

Movie Review – Despicable Me 2

Thanks to the fine folks at Buffalo.com, my 5 year old daughter and I saw Despicable Me 2 last night.  It’s got a lot to live up to, as the first is one of our favorite movies as a family, and one of the most-quoted.  I’m happy to report that, for the most part, Despicable… Continue reading Movie Review – Despicable Me 2

Thanksgiving Timeline

It’s time, once again, for what might be the best holiday of them all for grown-ups – Thanksgiving.  That goes double if you aren’t trusted to prepare food by your family.  You get awesome food, and it’s expected that you are going to eat a ton of it.  If you love football, there are some genuinely… Continue reading Thanksgiving Timeline

Movieline’s 10 Best Celeb Voiceovers in Animated Films

I saw this linked from IMDB today, and had to see who they had picked.  I don’t disagree with most of the choices, though my memories of things like Lady and the Tramp are kind of vague.  That is, until, I read some of the comments and started thinking about the names mentioned there.  There are… Continue reading Movieline’s 10 Best Celeb Voiceovers in Animated Films

Classic Rock Will Never Die

…because we keep slipping the songs into our kids’ movies.  Whether it’s Elvis records via Lilo & Stitch, to Crazy Train, Welcome to the Jungle and Bad to the Bone in Megamind, to every other movie ending with a dance party of some type thanks to Shrek, these songs are everywhere.  That’s not even counting the comic book… Continue reading Classic Rock Will Never Die

Movie Review – Despicable Me

I took Thomas and Mattie to see this on Saturday, and we all enjoyed it quite a bit.  Well, Mattie was more interested in popcorn and changing seats, but that’s why we go to the kid-friendly showing in the morning. ;) The story is about Gru, a super-villain comfortable in his solitary life until a… Continue reading Movie Review – Despicable Me