Past review posts: Year 1 (lost) |  Year 2 | Year 3 | Year 4 | Year 5 | Year 6 | Year 7 | Year 8 |Year 9 | 1. The Key on the Quilt (The Quilt Chronicles book #1) by Stephanie Grace Whitson – 3.5 stars 2. There You’ll Find Me by Jenny B. Jones – 4 stars 3. Hero (Woodcutter […]

Spider-man: Homecoming; 2017 3.75 stars (w/ Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr. Zendaya, Marisa Tomei, Laura Harrier, Jon Favreau, Jacob Batalon) The comics were always pretty funny and had adventure all the way through.  The Tobey McGuire version captured that, but he wasn’t a young enough Peter Parker.  I did like the second Spider-man […]

McFarland, USA; 2015 (w/ Kevin Costner, Maria Bello, Morgan Saylor, Carlos Pratts, Ramiro Rodriguez, Johnny Ortiz, Rafael Martinez, Sergio Avelar, Michael Aguero, Diana Maria Riva) – 3.5 stars – I love movies like this one.  A family moves to California where a teacher takes up coaching a cross country team.  All the kids work hard […]

Anchors Aweigh; 1945 (w/ Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson) – 3.25 stars – Two Navy men are on leave in Los Angeles.  To look cool in front of their friends, they make it seem like they have women waiting for them back home.  They start to fall for a beautiful woman who wants to […]

Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens; 2015 (w/ Harrison Ford, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew) – 3.25 stars – I won’t give spoilers away for this in my review, just to let you know.  This is not the best Star Wars film.  What happens when you […]

Nancy Drew: Troubleshooter / Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase; 1939 (w/ Bonita Granville, Frankie Thomas, John Litel) – 3.5 stars – I have a great love for Nancy Drew movies (and games too).  I have yet to read any of the books and apologize that I have not (though I did read a couple […]

Past review posts: Year 1 (lost) |  Year 2 | Year 3 | Year 4 | Year 5 | Year 6 | Year 7 | 1. The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus book #5) by Rick Riordan – 2.5 stars 2. The Evolution of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer book #2) by Michelle Hodkin – 4 stars 3. The Naked Gospel: The […]