'The Goonies'

‘The Goonies’ is a wonderful escapist childhood fantasy

When I was a kid I was completely drawn in by The Goonies. A pure escapist childhood fantasy from the mind of Steven Spielberg. I went to see it with my friends several times. I made treasure maps at home going so far as to literally burn the paper in the oven to brown it then take a match and singe the edges...

'Bridget Jones' Diary'

‘Bridget Jones’ Diary’ is a charming chick flick

For those of you who read my Made review then you are already aware that I rented this film because my wife wanted me to get a film she would like. Of course she didnt completely believe I was actually going to bring home one for her but I did...

'Moulin Rouge'

I hate musicals… but ‘Moulin Rouge’ was great

Let me start by saying this: I HATE MUSICALS! With a few exceptions -- The Music Man and White Christmas -- I cant stand musicals. I just never understood how all those people know the same dance steps or all the words to the songs But Moulin Rouge is different...

'Made'

‘Made’ is Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau at their best

Swingers was one of those movies that I wound up seeing more than a dozen times because the pay-cable channels just loved showing it. Now they love showing lots of movies and I dont constantly tune in for them. But Swingers was funny and I enjoyed the inside film jokes as well as the obvious ones...

Arnold Schwarzenegger is the one, true 'Conan The Barbarian'

1982’s ‘Conan the Barbarian’ remains the best

I was seven years old when I first saw this film. I was shocked when I learned this actually. I remember seeing it in the theater but didnt realize that I was only seven. Blood nudity what on Earth was my father thinking when he took me and my brother to see it Anyway I thanked him then and Im grateful now...