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

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A Reboot I Can Get On Board With

I find it’s easy to complain about the reboots and remakes that Hollywood keeps churning out these days. It’s easy to say that the creators out there just can’t think of anything new to write about, and so the studios just have them dip their pens back in the wells of franchises that have proven … Continue reading A Reboot I Can Get On Board With

My Favorite Movies #65 – The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride 1987 Directed by Rob Reiner Netflix says... Blending comedy, adventure, romance and fantasy, this cult classic follows peasant farmhand Westley as he battles three bumbling outlaws and a nefarious prince to win the hand of his one true love, a young woman named Buttercup. This is one of those movies that didn't actually … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #65 – The Princess Bride

My Favorite Movies #66 – Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Who Framed Roger Rabbit 1988 Directed by Robert Zemeckis Netflix says... Director Robert Zemeckis seamlessly mixes live action with animation wizardry in this cinematic groundbreaker featuring Bob Hoskins as gruff gumshoe Eddie Valiant, who agrees to take the case of Roger Rabbit, a zany cartoon star framed for murder. This movie holds up remarkably well considering … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #66 – Who Framed Roger Rabbit

My Favorite Movies #67 – The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs 1991 Directed by Jonathan Demme Netflix says... In this adaptation of Thomas Harris's novel, FBI trainee Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, hoping the psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal can help her catch a serial killer. If you have a weak stomach, it's … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #67 – The Silence of the Lambs