I’ve established myself pretty well as a movie nerd. I don’t hide it or deny it. So when I stumbled upon a little ditty a couple months ago called Thunderstruck, I was ecstatic. I planned to do a blog post immediately but decided it needed to be as thorough as possible. I mean, when this thing hits theaters today, it has the potential to be the second greatest movie starring an athlete! (Editor’s note: Number one is obviously Kazaam.)
I must admit I was giddy when I was browsing the movies being produced and came across this one a year or so ago. I even really liked the initial reviews that were rolling in. I had to really work hard despite all that to temper my expectations because I figured there was just no way that these two could pull off something special.
It’s no secret that there is a lack of original movies these days. I’m proud to report that Beasts of the Southern Wild breaks through that barrier and does so triumphantly.
So we got a little ridiculous last week with our argument on whether or not the Olympics are still necessary. I still don’t really understand how one can argue that they aren’t but that’s not the purpose of this post. The purpose of this post is merely to share why I personally love the Olympics.
This week for The Ten I’ve decided to lay out all the movies I’m looking forward to for the remainder of the year. And there are lots. I’m damn near giddy for The Dark Knight Rises to grace us with its presence and so I thought this was the perfect time to share all the movies I’m pumped for closing out the year.
“Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.” -Charlie Chaplin Ok so Charlie was a little off. Not only have movies proven to not be a fad, they have evolved into these grand events in society. The summer movie season has been king since the late 1970’s and today I’m going to examine what I would consider to be the top 10 years for summer movies. As this year’s crop of summer movies is … →