Monthly Archives: November 2014

Review of “Guardians of the Galaxy”

**** A GOTG isn’t officially released on DVD until Dec 10, but you can stream it now. I saw this movie in the theater, and loved it. Rewatching it on the small screen, it lost a lot of its impact, … Continue reading

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Review of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1”

* * * B When I heard Mockingjay was going to be made into two movies, I was skeptical. Turns out, with good reason. Though the movie was different from the first two installments of the trilogy, darker and more … Continue reading

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Review of “Universal Soldier – Day of Reckoning”

* D You may well wonder why I took the time to watch this movie. Frankly, so do I. Horribly slow pacing, incredibly low budget, and bad writing left little to like. There are some good fight scenes. While Dolph … Continue reading

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Review of “Interstellar”

*** B I thought Interstellar was good, but not great. The science in this science fiction movie was weak. Matthew McConaughey performed well in the first thing I’ve seen him in since True Detective, with good support from John Lithgow … Continue reading

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Interesting Environmentally Friendly Company: EnviroFlight

From the description of a talk given by their founder: “EnviroFlight is a company whose mission is to develop sustainable animal and plant nutrients using regionally available, low-value materials, emphasizing production of nutrients in a socially responsible way; eliminate toxins, … Continue reading

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Review of “John Wick”

*** B Keanu Reeves gives a solid performance as the title character in this violent, fast paced revenge pick. Lot’s of action, reasonable writing, and good supporting cast. Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original Swedish version of “The Girl … Continue reading

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Review of “Snowpiercer”

* D I was excited to watch “Snowpiercer”, since it’s science fiction and was as highly rated as the excellent film “Edge of Tomorrow”. Then I watched it. The excellent cast, including Chris “Cap” Evans, John “Chest Burst” Hurt, and … Continue reading

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