A Good Movie For Winter

I recently watched the movie Soul Surfer, based on the book of the same title. The book and movie both tell the true story of Bethany Hamilton, a surfer who lost an arm in a shark attack. The movie seemed slow at first, but that might very well have been because I knew the shark…
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The Grey

*spoiler alert* I don’t usually give away much of the plot in my reviews of new movies, but I decided to make an exception for The Grey. I was quite annoyed by the movie. It violates one of the most basic rules of stories–if no one is left alive, then no one can tell the…
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Quote Quiz – ANSWERS

1. “You’re handsomer than most of the dads, and have more hair.” – Rosie, We Bought a Zoo 2. “You soaked his underwear in meat. That is so wrong. Funny, but wrong.” – Tom Baker, Cheaper by the Dozen 3. “Very good. But brick not hit back!” Chong Li, Bloodsport 4. “Sorry about the crowbar,…
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We Bought A Zoo

The viewer can get the premise of the movie We Bought a Zoo from its title. What is interesting about the movie is that it’s still good, even though it’s obvious where the story is going. Part of that is because of the secondary characters that fill out the story. The main character is an…
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Haywire

It seems that every so often a wrestler, boxer, or martial artist will enter into the acting ring, with varying results. After all, for as unbeatable as someone like Chuck Norris is (insert Chuck Norris joke here), he’s not a good actor. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a surprisingly good actor, though. And many people…
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