My Favorite Movies #45 – Independence Day

Independence Day 1996 Directed by Roland Emmerich Quick synopsis... When aliens in an enormous spacecraft suddenly arrive in Earth's atmosphere and start blowing things up, it falls to a cocky pilot (Will Smith) and a goofy scientist (Jeff Goldblum) to save the planet from total destruction. With plenty of action, special effects sequences and pithy one-liners, … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #45 – Independence Day

A to Z Challenge – Passengers

Passengers 2016 Directed by Morten Tyldum Quick Synopsis... During the 120-year journey of the "Starship Avalon" to a distant planetary colony, a computer glitch rouses mechanic Jim Preston from hibernation decades ahead of schedule. Desperate for company, Preston wakes up female journalist Aurora Lane. This movie really had so much going for it. I mean, it … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Passengers

A to Z Challenge – The Last Starfighter

The Last Starfighter 1984 Directed by Nick Castle Quick Synopsis... Alex Rogan (Lance Guest) lives in a trailer park and spends his days playing the Starfighter video game. But upon meeting an alien (Robert Preston) who convinces him to use his skills in real combat, Rogan heads to space to protect the galaxy from invasion. He … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – The Last Starfighter

Why You Should Watch The Orville

The Fox network has been home to a few shows created by Seth MacFarlane. If you know that name, it’s most likely you’re aware of his animated creations in Family Guy and American Dad. He was also the creative mind behind Ted and its sequel, Ted 2. Looking at the projects mentioned above, it would … Continue reading Why You Should Watch The Orville

My Favorite Movies #73 – Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991 Directed by James Cameron Netflix says... A reprogrammed Terminator arrives from the future to protect young John Connor from a relentless shape-shifting cyborg in this sequel to Terminator. On the run, John and his guardian seek John's mother, Sarah, who is locked away in an insane asylum. This is one of … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #73 – Terminator 2: Judgment Day

My Favorite Movies #74 – Arrival

Arrival 2016 Directed by Denis Villeneuve Netflix says... Confronted by a mass landing of alien vessels around the globe, military leaders seek the help of brilliant linguist Louise Banks in an effort to communicate with the extraterrestrials and determine their intentions. Have you seen this one? It is kind of brilliant. But it can also be … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #74 – Arrival

My Favorite Movies #95 – Star Trek: First Contact

Star Trek: First Contact 1996 Directed by Jonathan Frakes Netflix says... The Borg have time-traveled to Earth's past to prevent the first contact between humans and Vulcans, which resulted in the Federation's birth. Bent on revenge, Picard follows the Borg to the 21st century. Is it possible to watch and enjoy this movie without some … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #95 – Star Trek: First Contact