Caught this on Halloween night with the family thanks to some sweet BOGO ticket special action at the nearby cinema.
Surprisingly, this was the most enjoyable movie I watched all month and the most family friendly. PG movies today are far more kid-appropriate than PG films from the 80's when I was a kid. Goosebumps is something you can watch guilt-free with your kids knowing that you will enjoy it as much as they will. Having read the Goosebumps books…
Film #18 of "Scavenger Hunt - October 2015" Challenge!
Task #9: A horror film based on a book.
Johnny Depp doing Johnny Depp-like things. Tim Burton doing Tim Burton-like things. Darkness. Goth. Villains over-explaining their plan to the victim. Christopher Walken with silly pointed teeth. Strangely...no Helena Bonham Carter. Mildly enjoyable but "Sleepy" is apt.
The music in this is amazing. Reminds me a bit of The Doors and some old Smashing Pumpkins jam sessions mixed together. When they really get going, it is really quite excellent stuff. Who knew Michael Fassbender could sing like that? His scene at the end of the film gave me chills. Not the film that I expected as it meandered a bit in the middle but the ending made up for it. An interesting look at the relationship and…
Film 18 of the "Scavenger Hunt #2" Challenge!
A disaster film involving any mode of transportation!
I don't really even know what to say that hasn't already been said. This movie was awesome. My mind has been totally blown.
However, I will say this about my experience with my local movie theater. The wife (RecycledSparks) and I went out and had some dinner and then headed over to the theater (we'd been looking forward to this for…