Category Archive: Movie Night

Ocean’s 11 (1960) – “The odds are always with the house, with the house!”

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The best part about Ocean’s 11 is the ending. Which is not to say that the movie is bad, but there is a long, slow build-up before anything starts happening. That closing scene of Sinatra… Continue reading

Dude, Where’s My Car? (2000) – 4 out of 10, but in a good way.

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Spoilers. What would you expect from old school Ashton Kutcher and the creepy guy from American Pie? (Sandy: Crap.) The film is about two guys, Jesse and Chester (played by Kutcher and Sean… Continue reading

Cold Mountain (2003)- “All we can do is learn from the past and make peace with it.”

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Spoilers! The movie stars Nicole Kidman as Ada Monroe whose father, Reverend Monroe (portrayed by Donald Sutherland) moves them from their home to Cold Mountain for his health. That’s where she meets Inman (Jude… Continue reading

Hollow Man (2000) – The movie somehow made the idea of turning invisible seem boring and unappealing.

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I watched X-Men: First Class the other day and after seeing Kevin Bacon as the bad guy I suddenly remembered this movie. I remember being terrified of an invisible Kevin Bacon stalking me.… Continue reading

The Truman Show (1998) – (His whole life is a lie!)

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This was originally planned to be one of my more chill movies. After my Auntie Sandy pointed out that I had been watching a lot of heavy stuff lately, it was time for… Continue reading

American Psycho (2000)- “I like to dissect girls. Did you know I’m utterly insane?”

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Spoilers! The movie stars Christian Bale as Patrick/Pat Bateman, an intelligent, good looking Wall Street guy who is indistinguishable from his other buddies. He’s a wealthy guy but he harbors a very dangerous… Continue reading

Cat People (1942) – (I honestly thought it was about people who liked cats.)

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Be warned, spoilers ahead. *meow* This is about a woman who fears intimacy with her husband. She’s Serbian (her husband is American), and her fear stems from her country’s fables about how a… Continue reading

The Shawshank Redemption (1994) – “Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.”

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*River Song voice* Spoilers.  Shawshank Redemption is based on the Stephen King novel Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption. Why they removed the gorgeous Rita from their title still baffles me. I decided to see… Continue reading

Beauty and the Beast (2017) – The first and last five minutes were great!

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Here are the really nice things about the live action ‘Beauty and the Beast’: The opening title. It was a direct shout-out to the cartoon, right? The ending credits were also quite heartwarming,… Continue reading

Logan (2017) – “The end of an era.”

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*Mild spoilers ahead* I’m going to start off by saying I didn’t grow up reading comic books. They were and still are expensive and neither of my parents were into them. So I… Continue reading

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