60 – Trainspotting

Welcome to The Best Movies I’ve Never Seen! This is the part of the blog where I work my way through 100 films I’ve never seen that are generally considered to be great. You’re invited to watch along with me if you can find a copy or find it streaming. So grab some popcorn and let’s … Continue reading 60 – Trainspotting

The Best Movies from My Second Decade

Last week I began a series of posts that take a look at my favorite movies from every year I've been alive. I took inspiration from a post I read last year over at Fairly Professional. Since I'm 41, I've decided to just keep it to my first 40 years. And since that's a lot, … Continue reading The Best Movies from My Second Decade

The Batman Whose Voice I Still Hear

I've been reminded by a couple of different outlets on the internet that on this day, 27 years ago, Batman: The Animated Series made its debut on the Fox television network. Yes, I have always been a shameless fan of all things Superman. But at this time, late summer of 1992, we were riding a wave … Continue reading The Batman Whose Voice I Still Hear

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

A to Z Challenge – Greedy

Greedy 1994 Directed by Jonathan Lynn Quick Synopsis... Elderly Uncle Joe (Kirk Douglas) made his fortune as a businessman, and now his heirs are maneuvering to ensure they get their portions of it once he dies. Uncle Joe isn't too keen on most of his ungrateful family members, though, so they call on the old man's … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Greedy

My Favorite Movies #62 – The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects 1995 Directed by Bryan Singer Netflix says... When five unacquainted crooks are hauled into a police station to appear in a criminal lineup, they decide to pull off a heist together. The plan gets complicated, however, when they intermix with an underworld kingpin named Keyser Söze. I'm not sure what the rules are … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #62 – The Usual Suspects

Old Commercials and Anxiety

YouTube can be a wonderful waste of time. If you're anything like me, you'll find yourself watching something useful, maybe even informative, and then you find yourself falling down a rabbit hole of videos and suddenly an hour or more has gone by. Maybe there aren't many out there who find themselves in that situation. … Continue reading Old Commercials and Anxiety

I Thought I Could Do the New Double Dare…

...But I just can't. Kids, when I was growing up in the late 80s and early 90s, Double Dare was THE game show. Well, aside from The Price Is Right, but that was a treat that was reserved only for sick days and summer breaks. Double Dare came on Monday through Friday just after you … Continue reading I Thought I Could Do the New Double Dare…

AFI #94 – Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction 1994 Directed by Quentin Tarantino Netflix says: A burger-loving hit man (John Travolta), his philosophical partner (Samuel L. Jackson), a drug-adled gangster's moll (Uma Thurman) and a washed-up boxer (Bruce Willis) converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper fueled by director and co-writer Quentin Tarantino's whip-smart dialogue. Their adventures unfurl in three stories … Continue reading AFI #94 – Pulp Fiction