Sunday, November 29, 2015

Saint Vincent

Bill Murray as an old man living his life as he sees fit, New neighbors move next door - a divorced Mother with a young Son. Soon enough they become part of his life due to circumstances no one planned for... Bill becomes the Son's babysitter.

Good movie; glad to have rented this one on a whim! For more details, see IMDB.

Sunday, November 08, 2015

Spectre with Daniel Craig

Daniel Craig making it happen again with the latest in the James Bond Franchise. Great movie... not going to say much more other than go see it at the theater!

Saturday, October 24, 2015

San Andreas

Been meaning to watch this one for a while. Finally got around to it. Was pleasantly surprised... Liked it!

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Bridge of Spies

Tom Hanks in a Steven Spielberg movie about the Cold War and some of the unofficial deals made to exchange prisoners. Liked the movie; even better that it was inspired by true events!

Do check it out! Saw this one at the movie theater instead of waiting for the DVD!

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Pitch Perfect 2

Sequel to Pitch Perfect with many of the same actors and actresses from it. Liked the movie, not as good as the first but still liked it.Glad to have rented instead of paid the premium at the theater.

Monday, September 07, 2015

Mad Max - Fury Road

Not sure how it ties in to the original Mad Max but this one turned out to be a good one to rent. May not make the First Date rating but still do check it out when you get a chance.

This one has Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron and has a story line that has Max helping out Charlize in a ploy to save some women.

For more, see IMDB.

Saturday, September 05, 2015

Two Night Stand

Miles Teller and Analeigh Tipton in a safe first date movie about two people who meet online for the sole purpose of a one night stand. Each has their reason for doing so; regardless, both endup having to spend another night - actually an entire day together, due to a snow storm.

Safe first date movie; was a pleasant surprise to have rented this one on a whim. Mainly rented it because I liked Miles Teller in another movie - Whiplash. Also, I like Analeigh in her role as the infatuated teen in Crazy, Stupid, Love.

For more, check it out at IMDB.

Friday, September 04, 2015

Cuban Fury

Funny movie that set in England. Has Nick Frost, Rashida Jones, Chris O'Dowd, and Ian McShane as main characters.

Add Salsa dancing, funny moments of co-workers bantering about, and a light-hearted story line of one mans struggle to impress a pretty woman who turns out to his boss, too.

As luck would have it, they both like to Salsa! Safe first date movie. Do rent it when you get the chance! See more on IMDB.

Wednesday, September 02, 2015


Here is one I rented on a whim. Came out in 2014... two twins separated at birth during the hard times of the Great Depression. A poor family gives one of the twins to a Preacher and his wife who cannot have their own baby.

One becomes a Rock Star; the other struggles through life in a search for his calling. Eventually, things come together in the end.

Movie has a "hokie" feel to it; songs are okay, but in the end, did enjoy the movie. Save it for a rainy day and rent it then.

Hold as a first date movie. For more details, see it at IMDB!

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Jersey Boys

Here is one that I have been meaning to see but never got around to it. Directed by Clint Eastwood; based on the Broadway Play of the same name... it's a look at Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons from their beginnings in New Jersey to fame and fortune as well as misfortune.

Good movie; okay for a first date. Just be aware that Frankie gets divorced.... also, did not know that Joe Pesci was involved in the Four Seasons briefly at their start. Sorta like a Talent Scout for them.

For more do see details at IMDB.

Saturday, August 29, 2015


Movie with Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons that casts them as music student and music teacher, respectively. Was not expecting much but was soon hooked in the first 15 minutes. Glad to have watched this one; hit or miss as a first date movie since the guy does not get the girl. Regardless, liked the ending! See more on IMDB!


Bradley Cooper and Emma Stone in a movie that shows the potential pitfalls of the privatization of the space race. Liked both actors; the movie started slow but does pick up in the end. Safe first date movie!  See more on IMDB.

Sunday, July 05, 2015


Here is one that was a sleeper that was entertaining. Was not expecting much but it turned out to be pretty good; would give this one a safe first date movie rating...!

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Avengers - Age of Ultron

Another in the Avengers franchise. Good movie, safe first date movies that brings back key characters, a little romance mixed in, as well as new characters! Still in theaters, do give it a shot when you get a chance!

Imitation Game

Good movie about Alan Turing and his work to break the German Enigma Code back in World War II. Liked the story line but did pick up on the underlying message abut Alan's sexual preference. Do check it out when you get a chance.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Dracula Untold

Movie that shows how Dracula came to be... the untold story of how it all began. Won't go into more detail about the movie but for viewers who are tired of the old Vampire, Dracula,... story line, this one was a pleasant surprise, Do rent it when you get a chance. Although it's not a first date movie, it is worth a rental!

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

John Wick

Here is one with Keanu Reeves... ex-assassin turns nasty when a Russian Mafia Boss' son steals Keanu's car and kills his puppy - a gift from his deceased wife!

Lots of action and killing and mayhem. Would hold as a first date movie because of that but would definitely rent this one when you get a chance!

Tuesday, February 17, 2015


Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman in a movie about a woman who increases here brain power when a drug bag breaks in her body. By some twist of fate, Lucy (played by Scarljo) is pulled in to a drug deal where she serves as the Dealer's "mule" to smuggle a drug from Taiwan to the United States.

Interesting movie... could have used less "National Geographic" scenes, else the story line was good. Ending could use some extra oomph but still liked the movie. Of course, I am a big Scarlett Johansson fan!

Monday, February 16, 2015

A Walk Among the Tombstones

Movie with Liam Neeson as an ex-cop practicing as an unlicensed private investigator. He gets hired on to investigate the death of a drug dealer's wife, and soon uncovers corruption in the Police.

Good movie but not as good as his Taken franchise. Would wait to rent it on a rainy day.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

American Sniper

Movie about the deadliest sniper Chris Kyle of the Iraq War. Directed by Clint Eastwood and produced by Bradley Cooper.

Good movie, there are differences from the book but still liked the movie. Would hold as a first date movie as there are kill shots, blood spattering about, and graphic violence.

No DVD yet as it came out in theaters recently!

Sunday, January 04, 2015

The Equalizer

Denzel Washington in a movie where he has a past that no one knows about. He stays anonymous until someone pushes him... Great movie. Even going on a limb and saying it is a first date movie. There are some killing scenes but all done in the context of the storyline.

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