Monthly Archives: May 2015

Troy Story

I heard a guy on Ted Talks say that he believed all children are born geniuses and that they get “untaught” and dumbed down by life experiences and well-intentioned adults. I can’t vouch for him—I have no clue if that is true. I can … Continue reading

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Choose your movie of the week: TROY AND JOY’S 20th ANNIVERSARY!!

That’s right. It was 1995 when Joy and I tied the knot, and that year these three awesome movies were released. Which one should be this week’s movie (May 29-June 4/15)? 1. Toy Story (#103 IMDb) 2. The Usual Suspects (#23 IMDb) … Continue reading

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I don’t want to fight you. I just want to watch you get beat up.

What if Principal Rooney came across as a really cool guy? What if he had just smiled and said, “No worries Ferris. Take the day off and enjoy yourself,” would you still enjoy the movie just as much? What about … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: May 22-28/15 (Theme: Foreign Films)

Of course we’re assuming that by “foreign” we mean films not made in the US or Canada. Good/Bad/Ugly had some US and Spanish involvement, but or the most part it’s an Italian movie. So…. which one? Let the Right One … Continue reading

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The T. S. Carruthers Complete Guide to Chick Flicks and Guy Movies

Definitions: Chick Flick – A movie that usually centers around a romance between a man and woman or centers around the friendship of three or more female characters. It usually involves a pop-y soundtrack, a gay friend and/or the main … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: May 15-21/15 (Theme: the 90’s!)

hat a great decade for movies! It’s always difficult settling on just three from the 90’s, but here are the choices: 1. The Fifth Element (1997, #185 EMP) 2. Titanic (1997, #83 AFI) 3. The Matrix (1999, #18 IMDb)  

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Top 10 Movie Moms

This one’s a little late getting out there, but in honour of my mom, my wife, my grandmothers and other moms in my life, here is a list of the moms that get top billing in my eyes: Top 10 … Continue reading

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