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

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Movie Nights

Back in my Bluefield College days, specifically during my sophomore year, my roommates and I played host to a weekly movie night. Typically, these would happen sometime on Wednesday evenings, after the Baptist Student Union's weekly Bible study/worship time that we called GAP (Growth And Praise). Looking back, I'm not sure how these movie nights … Continue reading Movie Nights

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

After Seeing Joker

Is it just me, or does pop culture have a tendency to cycle through the things that scare us? For a while we were getting vampires thanks to The Vampire Diaries and the Twilight saga (if you can call those sparkly abominations vampires). We got a lot of zombies for a bit with The Walking … Continue reading After Seeing Joker

My Favorite Movies #50 – Rear Window

Rear Window 1954 Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Quick synopsis... As his broken leg heals, wheelchair-bound L.B. Jefferies (James Stewart) becomes absorbed with the parade of life outside his window and soon fixates on a mysterious man whose behavior has Jefferies convinced a murder has taken place. Meanwhile, other windows reveal the daily lives of a dancer, … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #50 – Rear Window

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 #52 – Die Hard

Die Hard 1988 Directed by John McTiernan Quick synopsis... NYPD cop John McClane's (Bruce Willis) plan to reconcile with his estranged wife, Holly (Bonnie Bedelia), is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of pitiless terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #52 – Die Hard