Ghostbusters 1984 Directed by Ivan Reitman Quick synopsis... After losing their academic posts at a prestigious college, a team of parapsychologists creates a business exterminating ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests -- and are soon hired by a cellist to purge her digs of a demon. As a kid, I remember thinking this movie was terrifying. … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #37 – Ghostbusters
I love a good Disney movie. Disney+ has only served to increase that love. And in the months since the streaming platform's debut, I've often wondered if my neighbors are disturbed by the amount of singing coming from my apartment. Because, of course, I'm singing along with every animated Disney flick I watch. Well... the … Continue reading Top 10 Songs from Disney Animated Films
Daniel's apartment... pre-furnished? Oil paintings on the walls? Would a recently divorced father of three be concerned with hanging paintings? Can we all agree that Mrs. Doubtfire is a '90s classic? Robin Williams at his finest. It's been a long time since I've actually watched the movie. And in re-watching it recently, I couldn't help but … Continue reading Can We Talk About Mrs. Doubtfire’s Apartment?
Father of the Bride 1991 Directed by Chris Shyer Quick synopsis... In this charming update of the much-loved Hollywood classic, Steve Martin turns in a winning performance as George Banks, the befuddled father who has a hard time letting go of his daughter when she unexpectedly announces her plans to wed. Steve Martin is George … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #38 – Father of the Bride
I always feel funny starting off a blog post by saying, "Can I be honest?" Of course I can be honest. It's my blog. I could lie if I wanted to and no one would know the difference. But I'm not gonna lie. I'm going to admit that I'm pretty sure I'm dealing with a … Continue reading That Line from Office Space
This is definitely something new to the blog. I mean, of course it's new, because this is the first time The Confusing Middle has crossed over into a new decade. And even though I've been blogging for more than a decade, I never did a look back at the best movies of the 2000s. And I'm … Continue reading Top 10 Movies of the 2010s
To Kill a Mockingbird 1962 Directed by Robert Mulligan Quick synopsis... Southern comforts abound in this big-screen adaptation of Harper Lee's novel as lawyer Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck, in an Oscar-winning role) defends an innocent black man (Brock Peters) against rape charges but ends up in a maelstrom of hate and prejudice. Meanwhile, with help from … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #39 – To Kill a Mockingbird