Archive | June 2012

Airplanes! and America!


This week’s League of Extraordinary Bloggers topic is to write about something that makes us feel patriotic.  After thinking through my favorite patriotic movies I realized that a good number of them were focused in some way around airplanes. So I took a step away from my favorite movies that make me put my hand over my heart (Rocky IV, D2: The Mighty Ducks) to think of my favorite airplane movies that kick some serious ass for America. Read More…




(2012 – Directors: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell (co-director)   Cast: Kelly Macdonald, Emma Thompson)

Forget everything Pixar. Forget everything Disney.  Brave is a wonderful and powerful tale of love. Read More…

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan



(1982 – Director: Nicholas Meyer   Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Ricardo Montalban)

I’ve continued my Star Trek Maiden Voyage to watch the Star Trek movies for the first time.  After watching Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan I can understand how it was a welcome change from TMP. Read More…

Star Trek: The Motion Picture



(1979 – Director: Robert Wise   Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy)

Star Trek has been severely absent from my life.  Up until last night I hadn’t seen ANY of the original Star Trek movies.  My knowledge of Star Trek has come by osmosis through pop culture and 2009’s Star Trek. Read More…


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