My Spoiler Free Review of Les Miserables

I try not to write two of the same kind of posts back-to-back. In my last post, I shined the light on my favorite non-Disney/Pixar movie, The King’s Speech. Sarabeth and I just rented the next movie by director Tom Hooper, Les Miserables. There’s a lot I can say about this movie, but one of them is this:Continue reading “My Spoiler Free Review of Les Miserables”

My Top 10 Movies: No. 1

If you exclude any Disney or Pixar movie, there’s one that, to me, stands head and shoulders above the rest. I’ve mentioned in previous posts that I enjoy the simpler films. To me, a story isn’t great based off of what’s told, but rather how it’s told. Think back to 127 Hours . A story about a guy whoContinue reading “My Top 10 Movies: No. 1”

My Top 10 Favorite Movies: No. 4

We generally think of epics as being set in a certain era of our world’s history. We are drawn to them, in part, because we like to believe we would act in the same manner as the protagonists under such afflicting conditions. We all like to believe that we have it in us to beContinue reading “My Top 10 Favorite Movies: No. 4”

The Greatest Action Movie Ever (My Top 10 Movies No. 5)

All right men, and women who want to make your men happy, pay attention to this post. So far in my list of top ten movies, I don’t have action flicks listed. I have pointed out favorites of mine such as 127 Hours, Catch Me if You Can, Finding Neverland, Cinderella Man… all biopics for the most part. ButContinue reading “The Greatest Action Movie Ever (My Top 10 Movies No. 5)”

My Top Ten Movies: No. 6

There’s a new AdoptingJames Facebook page which just recently went up! Click like, directly to your right and receive all your updates and other fun stuff. Be sure to share it with your friends. (Article begins after jump.)  CLICK LIKE –> I’m not sure I’ve met anybody who has never seen The Patriot (2000). And only aContinue reading “My Top Ten Movies: No. 6”

Spoiler-free Monsters University Review

We don’t go to the movies often, but Pixar movies are are never missed in the Toy household. So last Saturday, Sarabeth and I went on a date to see Pixar’s newest film, Monsters University.  You’ll recall 2001’s Monsters Inc. being about monsters, but there was nothing scary about it (which actually made it even more brilliant). TheContinue reading “Spoiler-free Monsters University Review”