I had a pretty good June as far as movie-watching is concerned. I didn’t break any records (2008 – 25 viewings) but I did triple my numbers from last year’s paltry 6 viewings. I made good progress in my Bond set and managed some memorable theater viewings. All in all not a bad month. You can see the full chronological list of my June viewings here. Continue reading
- Shazam!, 2019 - ★★★ April 9, 2019Quite enjoyed it. Zachary Levi is an absolutely delight in this movie. It's such a good concept for a super hero, too. I have no connection or history with the comics, but what kids find appealing about super hero stories and comics is the wish-fulfillment it provides. And I feel like Shazam captures that wish-fulfillment feeling very well.
- Pet Sematary, 2019 - ★★★½ April 6, 2019Watched on Friday April 5, 2019.
- Jackie Brown, 1997 - ★★★½ April 3, 2019Watched on Wednesday April 3, 2019.
- Screamers, 1995 - ★★ April 2, 2019Watched on Monday April 1, 2019.
- The Big Sick, 2017 - ★★★★½ April 1, 2019Watched on Monday April 1, 2019.
- Total Recall, 1990 - ★★★★ March 31, 2019Total Recall always delivers on some good, campy fun. The Mars sequences look cool as hell, the violence is over the top and occasionally gruesome. It also includes the brilliant "Consider that a divorce" one-liner. Always a good time.
- Shazam!, 2019 - ★★★ April 9, 2019