I can’t say I’ve read every book by Stephen King, but I do consider myself a fan. Same with movies based on his stories. My top three are Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, and my favorite is Stand by Me. I love coming-of-age stories and Stand by Me is one of the best. This is from Rolling Stone and its readers.
Not sure we’ve seen Leo DiCaprio in anything like this. Looks intense! (from YouTube)
Wow, the top box office earners from 1983 (credit to BoxOfficeMojo for the information) caused quite the smile from me when seeing some of these titles. First off, Return of the Jedi won the box office that year with over twice the business of its next closest competitor. Surprise anyone? Me neither. (Can we move on? I have plenty I can write about Star Wars movies in future posts). Continue reading
A quick glance down the list of top movies from 1982 (thanks to Box Office Mojo) is quite the trip down Memory Lane. I picked 1982 because I knew what would be the number one movie, which was a big deal to most kids around my age back then. That’s right, our favorite Reece’s Pieces eating alien won the box office. Big time. Continue reading
Which movies surprised you? You had zero expectations, watched them, then liked them a LOT more than you ever thought possible?
I’m not asking for a favorite (more on that in future musings), but instead, which ones ended up as “kinda” favorites because you had no expectations from them in the first place and ended up pleasantly (maybe more than pleasantly) surprised?
I have a couple, off the top of my head. Continue reading
Article and picture of the new Ghostbusters.
All I can say is I hope it lives up to the hype, because this trailer is epic: