My Favorite Movies #38 – Father of the Bride

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

My Top 10 Movies of 2019

I’ve mentioned Flickchart on here before, right? Yeah, I know I did on last year’s post like this. And the year before that. Well, the quick sales pitch is that it’s a way to rank your favorite movies. The site gives you two movies and you pick the one you like better. From that, you can … Continue reading My Top 10 Movies of 2019

My Favorite Posts from 2019

This is another one that’s pretty much become an annual tradition here at The Confusing Middle. Yesterday I looked back at which posts from the year were the most viewed according to the WordPress analytics. Today, I’m pulling out the posts that I personally enjoyed writing the most. I will say that there are some on yesterday’s list … Continue reading My Favorite Posts from 2019

My Favorite Movies #42 – The Karate Kid Part II

The Karate Kid Part II 1986 Directed by John G. Avildsen Quick synopsis... In this high-kicking sequel, karate champ Daniel LaRusso and his mentor, Mr. Miyagi, travel to Okinawa, where Miyagi visits his dying father and rekindles his feelings for a former flame -- which leads to a confrontation with a longtime rival. So... I always … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #42 – The Karate Kid Part II

My Favorite Movies #43 – The Rocketeer

The Rocketeer 1991 Directed by Joe Johnston Quick synopsis... In this stylish action-adventure, a stunt pilot stumbles across an experimental Nazi jet pack that transforms him into a one-man air force -- and soon becomes a target for mobsters, spies, FBI agents and millionaire Howard Hughes. How quietly majestic is this movie's score? Welcome to The … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #43 – The Rocketeer

My Favorite Movies #47 – A Walk to Remember

A Walk to Remember 2002 Directed by Adam Shankman Quick synopsis... When bad boy Landon (Shane West) is cast opposite the campus bookworm (Mandy Moore) in a school play, no one expects romance to bloom. Despite peer pressure and strict parents, the newly minted lovebirds forge a heartfelt bond ... until tragedy tears them apart. This … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #47 – A Walk to Remember

My Favorite Movies #48 – Apollo 13

Apollo 13 1995 Directed by Ron Howard Quick Synopsis... Technical troubles scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew in director Ron Howard's chronicle of this true-life story, which turns a failed journey into a thrilling saga of heroism. This movie is based on actual events. … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #48 – Apollo 13