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


A to Z Challenge – WALL-E

WALL-E 2008 Directed by Andrew Stanton Quick synopsis... After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, the curious and lovable robot WALL-E discovers a new purpose in life when he meets a sleek robot named EVE. Join them and a hilarious cast of characters on a journey across the universe. Did Pixar's … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – WALL-E

A to Z Challenge – Up

Up 2009 Directed by Pete Docter and Bob Peterson Quick synopsis... Retired balloon salesman Carl Fredricksen, part rascal and part dreamer, takes to the sky by tying thousands of balloons to his house. Unbeknownst to Carl, a young Wilderness Explorer named Russell becomes an unexpected stowaway on the journey they never expected. The first 10 … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Up

A to Z Challenge – Inside Out

Inside Out 2015 Directed by Pete Docter Quick synopsis... When 11-year-old Riley moves to a new city, her Emotions team up to help her through the transition. Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust, and Sadness work together, but when Joy and Sadness get lost, they must journey through unfamiliar places to get back home. I find the depiction … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Inside Out

A to Z Challenge – Coco

Coco 2017 Directed by Lee Unkrich Quick synopsis... In Disney/Pixar's extraordinary adventure, a boy who dreams of becoming a great musician embarks on a journey to uncover the mysteries behind his ancestors' stories and traditions. Before I watched this movie, I thought for sure that Coco was the name of the kid. The kid is … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Coco

Could We Be Lazier?

Y'all... I think that we, as a society, are in trouble. When we look at human history, for the most part, we see technology advancing very slowly. Suddenly, we hit the back half of the 19th century and it seems like our technological advances begin to grow exponentially. Don't worry, I'm not trying to downplay … Continue reading Could We Be Lazier?

My 10 Favorite Movies of 2018

I’ve mentioned Flickchart on here before, right? Yeah, I know I did on last year’s post like this. 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 … Continue reading My 10 Favorite Movies of 2018

My Favorite Movies #88 – Toy Story

Toy Story 1995 Directed by John Lasseter Netflix says: Cowboy-toy Woody (voiced by Tom Hanks) feels threatened when overblown space ranger Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) arrives with a suitcase full of bells and whistles. But both dolls are lost when the family moves–and finding their way home is only half the adventure. Director John Lasseter … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #88 – Toy Story

The Single Guy Rants About the Movies

I need to start this post by clearing the air a bit. First of all, I love families. I love kids. And I think that a family with kids should be able to go see movies whenever they want and/or are able to do so. Except when I don't think that... I went to see … Continue reading The Single Guy Rants About the Movies

A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Merida

Merida is the only character to come from a Pixar film to be named an official Disney Princess. Though she is not the only Pixar princess. Remember A Bug's Life? That film featured Princess Atta and her younger sister, Dot, who I suppose would also be a princess. I did not include them on my … Continue reading A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Merida