Signs (2002) Review

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Graham Hess was a preacher who has lost his faith in god after the death of his wife in a brutal car crash. This leaves him to raise his two children Morgan and Bo, with the help of his brother Merrill. Crop circles begin to appear in their corn field and this is happening all over the world . . .

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Top 10 – Films I Caught Up With in 2018

Throughout 2018 I managed to catch up with 48 older films and have decided to put together a top 10 list out of those films. You will be probably be quite surprised that some of these films I did not see until recently as some quality films. Always good to set yourself a challenge to catch up. I am happy that I managed to get 48 first time watches of films that does not include new cinema releases. With the films I have chosen for my top 10 list I pretty much was left wondering why I had never seen the film before!

Here are the 10 films that have made my list (in no particular order) . . .

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Zombieland (2009) Review

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An outbreak of a virus sees a shy and awkward student trying to get back home to Ohio to see if any of his family have survived. On the way he teams up with tough guy Tallahassee who is searching for the final Twinkie! Then add in a pair of sisters who are trying to get to an amusement park as rumour has it that it is zombie free!

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My Sister’s Keeper (2009) Review

Anna Fitzgerald looks to earn medical emancipation from her parents who until now have relied on their youngest child to help their leukemia-stricken daughter Kate stay alive. We are taken on a very emotional journey with the family who have dealt with Kate having leukemia since she was 2 years old. The story is told in flashbacks to all the different things which happened over the years, this is when Anna has taken her mother to court.

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IMDb Summer Movie Guide – June 2009

Onto the top releases coming in June.

Land of the Lost – On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall (Will Ferrell) is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant (Anna Friel) and a redneck survivalist (Danny McBride)…

Away We Go- A couple (Maya Rudolph and John Krasinski) who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family.

The Hangover- In Las Vegas, three groomsmen (Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, and Ed Helms) lose their about-to-be-wed buddy during their drunken misadventures, forcing them to retrace their steps in order to find him before the church bells ring …

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 – A criminal mastermind (John Travolta) and his henchmen hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day’s work for dispatcher Walter Garber (Denzel Washington)…

Moon – Astronaut Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell) has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon …

Imagine That – A financial executive (Murphy) who can’t stop his career downspiral is invited into his daughter’s imaginary world, where solutions to his problems await …

Year One – When a couple of lazy hunter-gatherers (Jack Black and Michael Cera) are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world….

The Proposal – An imperious publishing executive (Sandra Bullock) forces her assistant (Ryan Reynolds) to marry her so she can avoid deportation back to Canada. …

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen- Decepticon forces return to Earth on a mission to take Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) prisoner, after the young hero learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers…

My Sister’s Keeper- When a family matter leads to Anna Fitzgerald (Abigail Breslin) learning the truth about her conception, she enlists the services of a seasoned lawyer (Alec Baldwin) in an effort to emancipate herself from her parents (Cameron Diaz and Jason Patric).

Chéri – A romantic drama set in 1920s Paris, where the son of a courtesan (Rupert Friend) retreats into a fantasy world after being forced to end his relationship with the older woman (Michelle Pfeiffer)…