I’m not dead, I haven’t been kidnapped, and I’m certainly not planning on stopping any time soon. What I am is in pain. I managed to tear a ligament in my knee a couple of weeks ago. Not even sure how I did it, but my knee swelled up to the size of a small … Continue reading Not Dead!
City Slickers (1991) Dir. by Ron Underwood Starring Billy Crystal, Bruno Kirby and Daniel Stern Plot Mitch Robbins is a 39-year-old ad executive from New York City who’s going through a mid-life crisis. For his birthday, his friends Phil and Ed (who are each going through crises of their own) give him a gift of … Continue reading City Slickers
Chicken Little (2005) Directed by Mark Dindal Synopsis Chicken Little, a diminutive chicken in the town of Oakey Oaks, begins to ring the town bell, screaming for everyone to flee for their lives. After a significant number of injuries and property damage is caused by the ensuing panic, Chicken Little calms down enough to tell … Continue reading Chicken Little
Before the review itself, a word on scheduling. Reviews will be going up on Fridays from now on, as I’m finding it easier to get them written and uploaded with my new work schedule if I shoot for Friday rather than Thursday. Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989) Dir. by Stephen Herek Starring Keanu Reeves, … Continue reading Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure
Home on the Range (2004) Directed by Will Finn and John Sanford Synopsis Maggie is a former show cow who is the only cow remaining at her ranch after it is raided by the cattle rustler Alameda Slim. Her owner sells her to a small farm named Patch of Heaven, where she meets two other … Continue reading Home on the Range
The Rocketeer (1991) Dir. by Joe Johnston Starring Bill Campbell, Jennifer Connelly and Timothy Dalton Plot Cliff Secord, a stunt pilot in 1930s Los Angeles, discovers an experimental jet pack hidden in his hangar by a mobster running from the FBI. After he uses it to save a fellow pilot during an air show, he … Continue reading The Rocketeer
Brother Bear (2003)Directed by Aaron Blaise and Robert Walker [Ed. Note: Sorry this is later than usual. I forgot to actually set a posting time for it, and only realized when I got on today to upload next week’s post] Synopsis During the Ice Age, three brothers from an Inuit-esque tribe gather for a ceremony … Continue reading Brother Bear
Road House (1989) Dir. by Rowdy Herrington Starring Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch and Ben Gazzara Plot Dalton, a professional bouncer, is recruited by a nightclub owner from a small town in Missouri to help clean up the bar’s image. Installed as the new manager of the rowdy Double Deuce, he goes to work breaking up … Continue reading Road House
Treasure Planet (2002) Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements Synopsis Jim Hawkins is a teenaged human on the planet Montressor, who spends his days joyriding on a rocket-powered surfboard and avoiding helping his mother run the Benbow Inn. One day, a spaceship crash-lands near the inn, and Jim rescues the injured pilot, who gives … Continue reading Treasure Planet
Army of Darkness (1992) Dir. by Sam Raimi Starring Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz and Marcus Gilbert Plot At the end of Evil Dead 2, series protagonist Ash Williams found himself sucked through a portal and stranded in the past. Now trapped in the Middle Ages, he has nothing but his wits, his shotgun and his … Continue reading Army of Darkness
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