Monthly Archives: July 2014

Decade: 2000’s; Week: August 1-7/14

  A hallucinating teenager, a couple of magicians, and a band of pirates. I’d say this is a pretty good trio to choose from: 1. The Prestige (2006, #51) 2. Donnie Darko (2001, #193) 3. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black … Continue reading

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Wall-E: the computer-animated-robotic Rocky

I love Wall-E. It’s definitely a stand-alone in the colourful pool of animated movies. Not often is there one made with such little dialogue and yet audiences left with so much to think about. I love the character of Wall-E, … Continue reading

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Theme: Futuristic movies; Week: July 25-31/14

It seems every summer amoung the blockbusters there is usually at least one futuristic movie. This summer one of them has made the top 250 list: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014, #153). Though the list has many of these … Continue reading

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Such a character…

I love Mr. Dressup. When I was a kid I could watch him draw, make crafts, dress up, and listen to him talk for as long as I thought my mom would allow me to. Although his persona and character … Continue reading

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Theme: Superhero Movies of the 2010’s (July 11-17/14)

Another combo week. This week’s selections all come from movies made after the year 2010 and are all summer superhero movies. What I love about this is that superhero movies today are so well done and so spectacular that they’re now everyone’s … Continue reading

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You know how to whistle don’t ya?

Ever hear a story about someone famous that talks about their limitations or past failures that makes you feel better about being you? I remember hearing that Albert Einstein had failed math in school as a kid. That encouraged me … Continue reading

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It’s Popcorn Pop Quiz time!

Totalfilm.com put out a list of what they believe are the 60 greatest movie trivia facts. Below are the movies that made the top 4. Put them in order of which movies you think received the number 1 spot, the number 2 … Continue reading

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