Field of Dreams 1989 Directed by Phil Alden Robinson Quick Synopsis... Kevin Costner stars as an Iowa farmer who hears a mysterious voice telling him to turn his cornfield into a baseball diamond. He does, but the voice's directions don't stop -- even after the spirits of deceased ballplayers turn up to play. James Earl Jones … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Field of Dreams
Easy A 2010 Directed by Will Gluck Quick Synopsis... Ambitious student Olive decides to boost her popularity by pretending to be the school slut. As the swirling rumor mill increases both her notoriety and her finances, Olive enjoys her newfound status but eventually must decide if it's all worth it. I'm not sure I like how … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Easy A
Disturbia 2007 Directed by D. J. Caruso Quick Synopsis... In this modern retelling of Hitchcock's thriller Rear Window, a troubled teen sentenced to house arrest begins watching his neighbors out of boredom -- only to discover evidence that a serial killer lives a stone's throw from his home. The beginning of this movie is a tragedy. … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Disturbia
Clash of the Titans 1981 Directed by Desmond Davis Quick Synopsis... This epic mythological adventure stars Harry Hamlin as Perseus, son of Zeus (Laurence Olivier), who embarks on a series of perilous quests in the hopes of rescuing Princess Andromeda (Judi Bowker) and winning the keys to the kingdom of Joppa. With winged horse Pegasus as … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Clash of the Titans
Big 1988 Directed by Penny Marshall Quick Synopsis... A 12-year-old yearns to be a grown-up, and when he makes that wish at a fortunetelling machine, he awakes the next morning as a 30-year-old man. He lands a job at a toy company, but despite his success, he finds himself pining for all he left behind. What … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Big
Adventures in Babysitting 1987 Directed by Chris Columbus Quick Synopsis... When Chris agrees to baby-sit for the Andersons after her boyfriend stands her up, it's hardly the boring night she expected. Chris takes the kids along on an errand to downtown Chicago, but one flat tire leads to an outrageous all-night fiasco. Admit it... If Elisabeth … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Adventures in Babysitting
All right, kids... This post is hitting the interwebs on the last day of March. Which means that the A to Z Challenge officially begins tomorrow! Hold your applause, please. I know you're excited. I am, too. Well... I'm as excited as I can get. I'm not a very excitable person. For those of you … Continue reading The A to Z Challenge Begins!