My Favorite Movies #27 – When Harry Met Sally…

When Harry Met Sally... 1989 Directed by Rob Reiner Quick synopsis... Nora Ephron's episodic screenplay introduces womanizing, neurotic Harry and ambitious, equally neurotic Sally as chums who resist sexual attraction to maintain their friendship, a relationship that's always teetering on the brink of love. Without question, my favorite thing about this movie is the interviews with … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #27 – When Harry Met Sally…

My Favorite Movies #28 – Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump 1994 Directed by Robert Zemeckis Quick synopsis... Forrest Gump, a simpleminded man, finds himself in the middle of nearly every major event of the 1960s and '70s. Along the way, he makes friends, changes lives and yearns for his childhood sweetheart, Jenny. You know, I'm not certain what it is about this film … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #28 – Forrest Gump

Varsity Blues: The Series

Following my surprise birthday party last Saturday evening, I was taken to a late dinner by my college friends, Mark, Andy, and Brandon. Along with Brandon's wife, Kara, we drove down the road to one of my favorite places to eat, Macado's. Somewhere in the midst of catching up on each other's lives and discussing … Continue reading Varsity Blues: The Series

My Favorite Movies #29 – Annie

Annie 1982 Directed by John Huston Quick synopsis... Based on the Depression-era comic strip "Little Orphan Annie," this adaptation of the smash Broadway musical follows America's favorite urchin as she captures Daddy Warbucks's heart with her optimism -- and dodges the treacherous orphanage matron. Who's singing along? Anyone else? Come on, it can't just be me. … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #29 – Annie

My Favorite Movies #30 – National Treasure

National Treasure 2004 Directed by Jon Turteltaub Quick synopsis... Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. Honestly, I think this was the Indiana Jones movie we deserved. And then we got Kingdom of … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #30 – National Treasure

Maybe Maleficent Got It Right

Okay, before we get into this, no, I did not see Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. I had no desire to see it based on my opinion of 2014's Maleficent. So I don't know what happened in the sequel. I'm sure I'll see it eventually. After all, I do have Disney+. But for now, I mostly don't care. … Continue reading Maybe Maleficent Got It Right

My Favorite Movies #31 – Gladiator

Gladiator 2000 Directed by Ridley Scott Quick synopsis... Tapped for the throne after the death of the emperor, Roman general Maximus instead finds himself condemned to death by the late ruler's power-hungry son. Escaping execution, Maximus becomes a powerful gladiator, bent on exacting revenge in the ring. How epic is this picture? Right away we … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #31 – Gladiator