Sunday, September 8, 2019

On the lighter side-Movies-Instant Family (2018)-Mark Wahlberg, Rose Bryne

A couple fosters three kids and in the process disrupt their tranquil life. Enjoyable heartwarming movie. Recommended

On the lighter side-Movies-Spider-Man into the Spider-verse (2018-Animated)-Voices of Shamiek Moore, Jake Johnson

A teen becomes spider man in reality and asks help from other super heroes to fight off a threat to the real world. Uneven but a new spin on Spider man saga. Recommended with caution

On the lighter side-Movies-A dog’s Journey (2019)-Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid

Enjoyable movie about a Dog’s journey through the lives of several related people. Recommended.

On the lighter side-Movies-The Wandering Earth (2019-China)-Jing Wu

The biggest grossing Chinese movie of all time, this Science Fiction movie tells the story of a group of people are tasked with saving humanity when a dying sun triggers governments to install thrusters to movie the Earth away from the Sun. Great Special effects and a good patriotic movie. Recommended

On the lighter side-Movies-The Grinch (2018-Animated.)-Voices of Benedict Cumberbach, Cameron Seely

A Grinch tries to ruin Christmas for a small village in this animated movie. It was okay movie with the oft told story everybody already knows. Recommended with caution

On the lighter side-Movies-A Private War (2018)-Rosamund Pike, Tom Hollander

The story of one of the most celebrated war correspondents in recent history, Marie Colvin. Good acting by Rosamund Pike and an enjoyable movie. Recommended

On the lighter side-Movies-A Star is Born (2018-)-Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga

A musician helps a young woman become a singer while his own life and career goes down the hill. Enjoyable movie with excellent acting all around. Recommended

On the lighter side-Movies-Assassination Nation (2018)-Odessa Young, Abra

After a computer hack exposes secrets in a small town, four girls survive an onslaught of angry citizens and must fight their way out of it. Fun movie. Recommended

Monday, September 2, 2019

On the lighter side-Movies-Ralph breaks the Internet (2018-Animated)-Voices of John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman

I have not watched the first one, but the story picks up after the two characters become friends and find a Wi-Fi router in their arcade through which they go into a whole new undiscovered world. Available on Netflix. Recommended

On the lighter side-Movies-Operation Mekong (2018-China)-Hanyu Zhang, Eddie Peng

Two Chinese merchant ships on the Mekong River are attacked and 13 crew people are murdered along with a discovery of huge cache of drugs. The Chinese government outraged at this send in special team of law enforcement people to find out what happened in Thailand. Great action sequences and a good movie. Recommended. Available on Netflix

On the lighter side-Movies-Abduction (2019)-Scott Adkins, Andy On

I like Scott Adkins movies as they are kick ass and action packed. But this one was a bit let down as the alien factor ruins it. A British citizen wakes up with no memory of who he is and who is pursuing him for what. Skip this one. Not Recommended

On the lighter side-Movies-Project Gutenberg (2018-China)-Yun-Fat Chow, Aaron Kwok

Hong Kong Police searches for a criminal gang dealing with Counterfeit money. Great acting by Yun-Fat chow. Recommended with caution. Available on Amazon with prime membership

On the lighter side-Movies-Triple Frontier (2019)-Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac

Former Special Forces friends take on a drug lord’s money in South America. Okay movie with little action and more melodramatic talk. Available on Netflix. Recommended with caution

On the lighter side-Movies-Venom (2018)-Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams

A reporter gets inhabited by an alien who instead of destroying earth tries to protect it. Good combination of action and comedy and good acting by Tom Hardy. Recommended

On the lighter side-Movies-Peppermint (2018)-Jennifer Garner

After her husband and kid gets killed and the perpetrators released for lack of evidence, a woman comes back to seek revenge. Action packed with good acting by Jennifer Garner. Recommended

On the lighter side-Movies-Shadow (2019-China)

A Chinese movie with court intrigue as a deposed king plots his return along with this trusted companions. Stylish but not for all tastes. Recommended with caution