A to Z Challenge – A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place 2018 Directed by John Krasinski Quick Synopsis... In this tense chiller, the horror mounts as the Abbott family struggles to survive in a postapocalyptic world where monstrous blind creatures use their supersensitive hearing to stalk human prey -- forcing the Abbotts to live in silence. I went and saw this with Jeff when … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – A Quiet Place

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A to Z Challenge – Passengers

Passengers 2016 Directed by Morten Tyldum Quick Synopsis... During the 120-year journey of the "Starship Avalon" to a distant planetary colony, a computer glitch rouses mechanic Jim Preston from hibernation decades ahead of schedule. Desperate for company, Preston wakes up female journalist Aurora Lane. This movie really had so much going for it. I mean, it … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Passengers

A to Z Challenge – The Other Guys

The Other Guys 2010 Directed by Adam McKay Quick Synopsis... While an elite pair of New York City cops nabs headlines for their amazing heroics, fellow boys in blue Allen and Terry toil in obscurity as lowly desk jockeys, until a big break finally gives them a chance to tackle real police work. Can someone explain … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – The Other Guys

A to Z Challenge – Napoleon Dynamite

Napoleon Dynamite 2004 Directed by Jared Hess Quick Synopsis... The life of quirky, ninja-loving, Idaho-dwelling teenager Napoleon Dynamite gets complicated when his shady Uncle Rico shows up. Meanwhile, a shy girl starts showing Napoleon some attention, and his best friend decides to run for school president. I mentioned in my clue for this movie that I … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Napoleon Dynamite

A to Z Challenge – Mannequin

Mannequin 1987 Directed by Michael Gottlieb Quick Synopsis... A struggling artist who lands a job as a department store window designer falls in love with a beautiful, realistic-looking mannequin who just so happens to be a reincarnated Egyptian princess. This movie starts with what I'm sure is an entirely accurate depiction of life in ancient Egypt. … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Mannequin

A to Z Challenge – The Last Starfighter

The Last Starfighter 1984 Directed by Nick Castle Quick Synopsis... Alex Rogan (Lance Guest) lives in a trailer park and spends his days playing the Starfighter video game. But upon meeting an alien (Robert Preston) who convinces him to use his skills in real combat, Rogan heads to space to protect the galaxy from invasion. He … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – The Last Starfighter

A to Z Challenge – Kiss the Girls

Kiss the Girls 1997 Directed by Gary Fleder Quick Synopsis... Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams up with escaped kidnapping victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. Late in my college career, a friend got me into … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Kiss the Girls