My Favorite Movies #10 – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2005 Directed by Mike Newell Quick synopsis... In his fourth year at Hogwarts, Harry Potter competes alongside young wizards from faraway schools in the treacherous Tri-Wizard Tournament. Meanwhile, Lord Voldemort waits in the wings for his chance to destroy the boy and everything he stands for. Welcome to … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #10 – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

My Favorite Movies #49 – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 2011 Directed by David Yates Quick Synopsis... In the saga's final installment, Harry and friends continue their quest to vanquish Voldemort. Just as things begin to look hopeless, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's formidable skills. Seeing as how … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #49 – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2

My Favorite Movies #51 – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 2004 Directed by Alfonso Cuarón Quick Synopsis... In his third year at Hogwart's, Harry faces extreme danger yet again when Voldemort sympathizer Sirius Black escapes from prison to hunt down Harry. In a bid for help, Harry turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin -- but will it be enough? Have … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #51 – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

My Favorite Movies #64 – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2001 Directed by Chris Columbus Netflix says... On his 11th birthday, orphaned Harry Potter learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers, he uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths. … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #64 – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

My Favorite Movies #79 – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2002 Directed by Chris Columbus Netflix says... In this sequel to the smash hit Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry ignores warnings not to return to school -- that is, if he values his life -- to investigate with Ron and Hermione a mysterious series of attacks. And … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #79 – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

20 Years with Harry Potter

This morning, I was perusing the old Twitter feed and came across this tweet from J.K. Rowling... 20 years ago? How can that be? I guess it makes sense. I graduated from Hogwarts high school 20 years ago. And according to J.K.'s timeline, the Battle of Hogwarts happened in 1998. Harry Potter and I are … Continue reading 20 Years with Harry Potter

My Favorite Movies #83 – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 2010 Directed by David Yates Netflix says... The first installment of the two-part conclusion to the Harry Potter series finds the bespectacled wizard walking away from his last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. I guess … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #83 – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1

10 Movies I’m Anticipating in 2018

I love movies. And I’ve taken time to look ahead at the year to come. There are a lot of movies coming out that I’m going to want to see when they hit theaters. However, I’m not made of money. So there’s a good chance I’ll miss a good bit of them until they hit … Continue reading 10 Movies I’m Anticipating in 2018

The Week in Florida

Kids, you won't read this until Thursday afternoon at the very earliest (because that's when I'm gonna schedule the post to go live). But I'm writing it on Wednesday night. As I type these words, I am three and a half days into a week-long training conference. I won't say what the training is for … Continue reading The Week in Florida

My 10 Favorite Movies of 2016

I've mentioned Flickchart on here before, right? 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 eventually develop a pretty good ranking of all the movies you've seen. I've seen a … Continue reading My 10 Favorite Movies of 2016