Monthly Archives: August 2016

Pick your movie of the week: Back to School! (Sept 2-8/16)

There are so many great school movies. Last year we chose between 3 classics (The Breakfast Club, Dead Poets Society, Lean on Me) and this year we have 3 movies that I believe my children will look back on as … Continue reading

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That first one was a doozy!

I was talking to a friend this week and mistakenly identified Good Morning Vietnam as Robin Williams’ film debut. I’d forgotten that seven years prior he was in Popeye. But GMV was definitely his breakout movie. Popeye’s performance in the … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Flea Market Finds! (Aug 26-Sep 1/16)

I was tempted to simply declare Dial M for Murder as movie of the week just to spite my contentious brother, but I decided to take the five movies I picked up at the flea market in Sussex, NB this weekend … Continue reading

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I can’t believe I did this…

I was only a little boy, ok? I was 6 or 7. Sometimes we do a few embarrassing things at that age, unless you’re like me and you do a lot of embarrassing things at that age. This week we … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Part IV! (Aug 19-25/16)

This week we have a 2 parter… PART I: the best 4th movie in a series. Rocky IV (1985) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011) PART II: the worst 4th movie in a … Continue reading

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Le Pendule

“Now it’s swung too far the other way!” Ah, the pendulum. Do you remember first hearing about it? Perhaps in school? There are two senses in which it’s taught: 1) Scientific. What a pendulum does, how each swing decreases in distance, … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Box Office Mojo! (Aug 12-18/16)

These three actors have made the most money than any others in history. Now that doesn’t mean they are the richest actors, but if you take the total gross of each movie in their filmography and add them together, they are the … Continue reading

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