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Film Review – The Princess Bride Published on: July 7, 2020

The Princess Bride (PG, 1987) More than thirty years ago, The Princess Bride achieved a cult following, which remains to this day. The proof of the film’s popularity can be seen by how endlessly its lines are quoted.  “Have fun storming the castle” and “Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die” are probably two of the movie’s most quoted lines. If you’ve actually seen it, you can understand why it still has such an … Continue reading

Film Review – Tomorrowland Published on: May 4, 2020

Tomorrowland (2015, PG) Every once in a while a movie comes along that depicts a fictional world so amazing, you wish it really existed. For me, that movie is Tomorrowland.  George Clooney, Britt Robertson, and Raffey Cassidy star in this sci-fi adventure about a futuristic city created as a haven for the smartest, most creative people in the world. Tomorrowland exists in an alternate dimension and can be seen by touching a pin with a big “T” emblazoned on it. … Continue reading

Film Review – Girls Just Want to Have Fun Published on: April 13, 2020

Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985, Teen, PG) In times of stress, nothing can put you more at ease than watching a feel good movie. A good choice is Girls Just Want to Have Fun. This classic 80’s teen dance movie stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt, and Shannen Doherty in one of their earlier roles. Parker plays Janey Glenn, an army brat who gets the chance to realize her dream after her family moves to Chicago, home of her … Continue reading

Film Review – Passengers Published on: April 10, 2020

Passengers (2016, PG-13)  If you are sick of being stuck at home and need an escape, look no further than the movie Passengers. Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence star in this sci-fi love story set in the distant future where an overpopulated Earth has prompted people to flee to new planets. The movie takes place on the starship Avalon as it is en route – with 5,000 passengers – to the newest colony, Homestead II.  This is a 120-year journey, … Continue reading

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