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The Martian

When I heard that Matt Damon would be playing astronaut Mark Watney, I thought he was perfectly cast. I knew he could portray a guy who could figure out how to survive on his own, while also being able to show the emotional effect it would have on a...

2014 Holiday Movies: Action

The two big action movies coming out this holiday season feature major battles leading up to all out war. They might try to make you think a little bit before they start beating the crap out of each other though....

October 2013 Movies

  As we move closer to the end of the year, a few more Oscar bait movies are released with Gravity, Captain Phillips, 12 Years a Slave and All is Lost. Then, there is goofy and horror movies like Bad Grandpa, Machete Kills and the unnecessary remake of Carrie....

MWG: Legend

Stacy wanted to continue on the theme we have had going on this year with what she calls, “The Tim Curry classic Legend.” Netflix synopsis: Jack (Tom Cruise) lives peacefully in a mythical forest with animals and goblins until fate leads him to battle a host of terrors to...

American Gangster

Directed: Ridley Scott Starring: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe Denzel plays Frank Lucas, the top gangster in 70s Harlem, who is being investigated and pursued by the incorruptible NJ cop, the insane Russell Crowe.  Through the course of the movie, Frank sets up his empire, going from a bodyguard for...

MWG: Bladerunner

Jer is picking our January movie for the Movie Watching Group (MWG) as Bladerunner from 1982. He was trying to pick a movie to pay Marci back for Night of the Comet, but ended up picking this one since he really wanted to see it again. There are three...

Matchstick Men

Matchstick Men Starring: Nicolas Cage, Alison Lohman, Sam Rockwell Directed by: Ridley Scott Written by: Eric Garcia (book), Nicholas Griffin (screenplay) Rating: PG-13 Genre: Comedy Release Date: 2003 Tic-prone Nicolas Cage and Sam Rockwell are con men planning their next big score when Cage’s daughter shows up out of nowhere. It is a lighthearted movie....