Movies (reviews and trailers)

November 26, 2009 at 9:25 am (Fun Stuff) (, , , , )

Star Trek is finally out on DVD.  It’s not as good as on the big screen, but I still really like this movie.  I think it is my favorite of the movies.  I would to get a copy dubbed in German, but don’t have a Region 2 DVD player (mom, they start at $25 on amazon…. hint, hint…).

Angels and Demons is also finally on DVD.  Simply wonderful.  I love the history in this movie.  I hope the movie adaptation of The Lost Symbol (the third in the series) is just as good.

Last night, I saw The Men Who Stare at Goats.  It was bizarre, but really funny.  George Clooney and Ewan McGregor did an excellent job.

Up in the Air (also with George Clooney) looks good.  As does The Maiden Heist.

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Another Semi-Regular List of New Movies…

August 28, 2009 at 6:55 pm (Fun Stuff) (, , )

Well tonight, I am watching Sunshine Cleaning.  So far its good… I think it will get better though once the story gets going.

Here are some recent trailers I’ve seen that look like they could be good:

Whip It, starring Ellen Page (Juno)

Paper Heart, starring Michael Cera (Juno)

All About Steve, starring Sandra Bullock

The Invention of Lying, starring Ricky Gervais (Ghosttown)

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Upcoming Movies

May 3, 2009 at 1:42 am (Fun Stuff) (, , )

A couple more summer movies that look good:

My Life in Ruins

Post Grad

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Touch the Top of the World

March 15, 2009 at 4:40 am (Fun Stuff) (, , )

Several years ago, I read a wonderful book called Touch the Top of the World.  It is the autobiography of Erik Weihenmayer.  Who was the first blind man to summit Mount Everest.  It is a wonderful story.  And it was recently made into a movie.  We’re watching the movie right now, but so far, it is really good and well done.  So, if you don’t want to read the book, go rent the movie.

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A Good Movie

January 10, 2009 at 6:19 pm (Fun Stuff, Winter Break) (, , )

I saw this movie about a year ago, and reccently remembered it.  It was good/funny/entertaining.  Here is the trailer, enjoy!

 

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