We’ve been married 30+ years and I’ve been struck within the last year by two movie-related romantic moments: My wife who rarely signs up for anything with technology involved, downloaded the Regal Unlimited App and purchased her own subscription (very recently) She has taken to coining Thursday’s our “Date night” No surprise, I’m going to … Continue reading Watch 14+ Romance Movies for February 2020 Viewing Challenge
Sad news whenever a cool movie theater closes. Some readers might remember Kara and I talking about our visit to the Regal Cinebarre in Issaquah. A notice on the front door of the movie theater said: “Unfortunately, our Cinebarre Issaquah location has closed permanently. We want to thank our guests for years of loyalty, and … Continue reading Regal Cinebarre Issaquah Closes + January 2020 Viewing Challenge Complete
The new year brings an exciting new viewing challenge. What are viewing challenges? It’s where we try and watch a minimum number of movies of a certain type. They are usually themed based on the month(s). For example, around Halloween, horror movies and holiday movies during the holidays. Any movie watcher is welcome to participate. … Continue reading January 2020 Movie Viewing Challenge: 21+ New/Unseen Movies
No better day to answer if a movie is a Christmas movie or not. Diehard, yes, it’s a Christmas movie. Yippie ki-yay … seriously, people are debating this eternally important question. For those of you with growling stomachs and no desire to cook or eat leftover turkey, or just want to wander outside the house, … Continue reading Answering The Important Christmas Questions + 2019 Holiday Movie Viewing Challenge Results
Everybody knows Christmas is on December 25th each year. The October 2019 Horror Movie Challenge went so well that we wanted to try something for November and December. This is the holiday time of year, so it only makes sense to make the challenge involving holiday-oriented movies. For the final two months of the year, … Continue reading Join Our Holiday 2019 Viewing Challenge
Any serious overall “best of” list of horror that omits at least some classic films is lacking. Claude Rains in The Invisible Man . Boris Karloff as Frankenstein. Lon Chaney Jr. magical transformation in The Wolfman. Bela Lugosi as Dracula. My oh my these monster movies are fantastic! I’m sure there are some people who … Continue reading Classic Scares + October 2019 Horror Challenge Completed
Am a bit behind getting started viewing the 2019 October Shudder 31 Days of Halloween Viewing Guide movies. A small few of them I’ve already seen, so that will help out, but will probably rewatch those anyway. Sharing here so others reading can follow and participate as well, if you like. It is fun to … Continue reading 2019 Shudder 31 Days of Halloween Viewing Guide – Social Watching Fun!
Who doesn’t enjoy a good love story? Our January 2020 viewing challenge is seeing 21+ new/unseen movies, but now seems like a good time to tease what February’s challenge will be. With Valentine’s Day it will be all about romance movies like … this. Rom-coms, too, basically any romance. This movie that opens on Valentine’s … Continue reading FIRST LOOK: The Photograph
Ah yes, another year is upon us. Looking forward and back. Hopefully, if you went out last night you didn’t party too hard. Will try not to burn too many neurons with this post. While most movie review blogs are posting their best/worst of movie lists for the year and, some, posting best of the … Continue reading 2020 New Year Resolutions and Goals
Every year around Thanksgiving, the tradition is to put up the tree. For years, we always went with a real tree, sometimes one that we cut down ourselves. And then, perhaps, because of the mess and/or upkeep and the fact that the kids had grown up, we went with fake. In movies, which type of … Continue reading Real or Fake Christmas Tree?