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  • The Amazing Spider-Man (TV) 1977

    ★★½ Watched 20 Aug, 2014

    I recall seeing pieces and parts of this movie and the show over the years on like a Saturday afternoon or something. But never sought it out or sat down to watch until now.

    Not all that great a plot, the dialogue leaves something to be desired and the whole affair is cheesy. But there is an air of guilty pleasure to how much I just had to keep watching.

    And while it has its charms, it is not always…

  • Dora's Explorer Girls: Our First Concert 2012

    ★★★ Watched 17 Aug, 2014

    My kids liked this movie so much they asked me to watch it with them the next day. So I did. And looking at the DVD case, let's just say I thought this was a headscratcher as to why this version of Dora was made. I am still not sure how this script was approved as they threw away so much of what made the original show so popular.

    But that said, my kids loved watching this. They got into…

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  • Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Mar, 2013 3

    Being a lifelong James Bond movie fan, I have seen and read more than my fair share of Bond "making of" and "behind the scenes" materials. On top of that, I recently researched and reviewed all the Bond films in 2012 for the Now Playing Podcast's James Bond movie retrospective series, so all the information is still fresh in my mind. So the subtitle of "The Untold Story of 007" doesn't apply to me; there is absolutely no new information…

  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 1971

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 04 Jul, 2014 5

    Oompa Loompa doom-pa-dee-da
    My kids and I watched and they liked this by far

    Oompa Loompa doom-pa-dee-do
    This movie's still great and is one of those few

    It's a film that's aged well
    after all's said and TOLD
    A film that still works for the young
    and the OLD
    I'm glad that I could share this with my girl and my BOY
    They're smiles and laughs --- that tells me it gave them some joy

    Oompa Loompa doom-pa-dee-dee
    If you are wise, you'll listen to me

    You will rewatch this as soon as you can
    And I give this a doom-pa, loom-pa
    Big Recommend!