TOP 10 FILMS of 2013 and The Worst/Most Disappointing Films of the Year

It took me a while to finally publish my Top 10 list, but my plan was to post this sometime in January anyway. Now, when I say 'top movies' it's sort of a cross between a 'best of and favorite', so the criteria is that these films made an impression on me, combining the virtue …

Continue reading TOP 10 FILMS of 2013 and The Worst/Most Disappointing Films of the Year

Advertisements

Musings on Dolby Atmos Cinema Sound Technology

Dolby Labs has been supplying Hollywood films with their audio system for years, the first film to have use its technology was Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. By the mid 70s most major Hollywood films started using Dolby sound and today it's still the most widely use surround sound system in theaters across the world. …

Continue reading Musings on Dolby Atmos Cinema Sound Technology

October Movie Watching Recap and Movie of the Month

Hello November! It's also the weekend daylight savings ends here in Minnesota, so we get an extra hour to do whatever we wish, yay! Well, since I've been suffering with a cold the past week (yes that meant I was sick during my vacation plus I also twisted my ankle on my second night of the …

Continue reading October Movie Watching Recap and Movie of the Month

FlixChatter Review: Alfonso Cuarón’s GRAVITY

One of the power of great movies is that it gives us 'escapism,' a relief from whatever problems we have in our daily life for an hour or two. But a truly great film gives us something more... more to take in, to marvel at, and to reflect on. Gravity, to me, is one of …

Continue reading FlixChatter Review: Alfonso Cuarón’s GRAVITY

September Movie Watching Recap and Movie of the Month

... Hello October! Oh I so love Autumn. It's my favorite season ever and one of the perks of living in Minnesota is we've got such a gorgeous foliage here. I'm glad that the sweltering hot & humid days are now behind us, I just hope the white stuff won't arrive for at least a …

Continue reading September Movie Watching Recap and Movie of the Month

Weekend Viewing Roundup and World War Z review

Hello all, hope you have a great weekend. Today is the Autumnal Equinox, that is the first day of Fall! I'm sooo lovin' the crisp, cool air of Autumn! 😀 So did you hit the theaters this weekend? Perhaps you went to see PRISONERS, billed as the first adult drama of the Fall season. If …

Continue reading Weekend Viewing Roundup and World War Z review