Movie 411: Age of Adeline

Directed by: Lee Toland Kieger Screenplay: J. Mills Goodloe (Best of Me) & Salvador Paskowitz Released: April 24, 2015 Rated: PG-13 Genre: Drama, Romance (I’m thinking it may be worth while to add this) The Hook: Imagine being long-lived? I was debating what movie I should review for this post and I admit, I went back and forth for a while. I’m […]

Movie 411: Woman In Gold

Directed by: Simon Curtis (David Cooperfield – 1999) Screenplay by: Alexi Kaye Campbell (first credit as a writer) Rated: PG-13 Released: April 10th, 2015 The Hook: Art and World War II I admit, this movie was never on my radar until a patron returned it to the Circulation Desk letting us know it froze in the middle of the movie (ICYMI, […]

Movie 411: Jurassic World

Directed by: Colin Trevorrow  Screenplay by: Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Colin Trevorrow, & Derrick Connolly Rated: PG-13 Released: June 12, 2015 The Hook: Because Jurassic Park came out over twenty years ago and it was awesome. Plot Summary: Two brothers visit their aunt who is a top-level employee of Jurassic Park. The aunt is busy doing her thing. She’s running her park, […]

Table Talk 411: What makes a bad story?

I’m bad at reviewing stuff. Well, I think I’m okay, but I know that to others I’m probably bad because my reviews tend to lean more towards the positive, 4-5 star spectrum. Apparently, the awesome-to-horrible ratio of my reviews may tend to discredit me as a “good/fair” reviewer. And I wouldn’t blame them. I give […]

Movie411: Avengers, Age of Ultron

Directed by: Joss Whedon Screenplay by: Joss Whedon Rated: PG-13 Released: May 1st, 2015 The Hook: Aside from the fact that I’ve watched pretty much every movie made by this franchise and the fact that, you know, it’s Joss Whedon, it’s the Avengers. And Marvel. Tell those buzz words didn’t already hook you … unless of course super hero movies aren’t your […]

Movie Junkie 411: Kingsman, The Secret Service

Genres: action Directed by: Matthew Vaughn (X-Men First Class, Stardust) Screenplay by: Jane Goldman (The Woman in Black, X-Men First Class) Rated: R for sequences of strong violence, language, and some sexual content Released: February 13, 2015 The Hook: Secret Service + Action flick = I’m in Let me start by saying that this movie […]