My Favorite Movies #54 – Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan 1998 Directed by Steven Spielberg Quick Synopsis... As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger Capt. John Miller and seven of his men are ordered to penetrate German-held territory and bring the man home. I'm pretty sure Saving Private … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #54 – Saving Private Ryan

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My Favorite Movies #55 – Blast from the Past

Blast from the Past 1999 Directed by Hugh Wilson Quick synopsis... Following a bomb scare in the early 1960s, eccentric inventor Calvin seals himself and his pregnant wife in a state-of-the-art underground shelter. Thirty-five years later, their son Adam emerges. This movie is another one of those that I'm a little surprised that it's in my … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #55 – Blast from the Past

My Favorite Movies #56 – The Lego Movie

The Lego Movie 2014 Directed by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller Quick Synopsis... After being mistaken for the LEGO Master Builder, ordinary mini-guy Emmet is swept up in an urgent quest to thwart the evil plans of Lord Business. Emmet's adventures include daunting challenges and hilarious missteps in this computer-animated epic. Everything is awesome! Even thinking … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #56 – The Lego Movie

My Favorite Movies #57 – The Avengers

The Avengers 2012 Directed by Joss Whedon Quick synopsis... An all-star lineup of superheroes -- including Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk and Captain America -- team up to save the world from certain doom. Working under the authority of S.H.I.E.L.D., can our heroes keep the planet at peace? Y'all... Remember when this movie was about the … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #57 – The Avengers

My Favorite Movies #58 – The Big Short

The Big Short 2015 Directed by Adam McKay Netflix says... Before the housing and credit bubble of 2007 triggers an international economic meltdown, a handful of financial outsiders sees the crash coming and bets against the big banks in a daring play that could reap them huge profits. So... I like this movie... But I'm … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #58 – The Big Short

My Favorite Movies #60 – Love Actually

Love Actually 2003 Directed by Richard Curtis Netflix says... Writer-director Richard Curtis's charming treatise on romance and relationships is an all-star ensemble comedy that tells 10 separate (but intertwining) London love stories, leading up to a spirited climax on Christmas Eve. I was tempted to not do this one today. Because it's not available to stream … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #60 – Love Actually

My Favorite Movies #61 – A League of Their Own

A League of Their Own 1992 Directed by Penny Marshall Netflix says... Two small-town sisters join an all-female baseball league formed when World War II brings professional baseball to a standstill. As their team hits the road with its drunken coach, the siblings find troubles and triumphs on and off the field. Remember how I'm doing … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #61 – A League of Their Own