Genre Grandeur July Finale – The Abyss (1989)

It’s the last day for the genre I picked for Genre Grandeur! *sniffle* I simply had to sneak in one last review. What better choice than The Abyss? Thanks so much to Mr. MovieRob for hosting an awesome month of alien movies! Next month is war movies, folks. Be sure to send something Rob’s way!


This month’s Genre Grandeur was a great success, we’ve had 12 review and this finale will be the 13th.  Thanks again to Cara of Silver Screen Serenade for choosing this month’s Genre and for contributing 2 reviews.

August’s Genre will be War movies (chosen by Super Genre Grandeur contributor Niall of Raging Fluff)

Make sure to get your reviews to me by 25th Aug and I’ll post them.

Thanks again to everyone who contributed this month.

Here’s a list of the Genre Grandeur – Aliens reviews from this month.

Me – E.T. (1982)

NiallVillage of the Damned (1960)

NiallX The Unknown (1956)

KimLilo and Stitch (2002)

NiallUnder The Skin (2014)

TomUnder The Skin (2014)

NiallOblivion (2013)

CaraSigns (2002)

AnnaMac and Me (1988)

MikeyDark Angel (1990)

EricGrabbers (2013)

Me –

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Things I’m Geeking About Right Now


Hi, guys! Had a whole plan to post a very belated write-up about a TV premiere, but…well, that kinda fell through. Lol. So instead, I’m going to share with you the abundance of wonderful things that have been coming out of the woodwork ever since Comic-Con ended. Feel free to embrace your inner geek and relish in the awesome with me. Continue reading

Song and Screen: Alex Raphael

God these make me happy.

My God these make me happy.

Good day, friends! Guess what? I’ve got another guest edition of Song and Screen for you! This one is coming atcha from the awesome Mr. Alex Raphael! If you guys know me, I’m sure you know Alex, too. He truly has a little bit of everything on his blog, so if you haven’t already, definitely pop over and say hello!  Anyway, here are a few songs Alex can’t hear without thinking of movies! Continue reading

Song and Screen, Pt. 3

Oh, I'm not done with dogs as guitars. Not by a long shot. But I found meerkat as microphone, and I just...had to.

Oh, I’m not done with dogs as guitars. Not by a long shot. But I found meerkat as microphone, and I just…had to.

Well, amigos, I’d hoped to have something else ready for today, but I need a little extra time for it. So I decided to pull together another edition of Song and Screen instead. If you’ve missed it so far, you can catch Pt. 1 here, Pt. 2 here, and Zoë’s edition here. Are you ready for another round of songs I can’t hear without thinking of movies? Yes? Then let’s do this! Continue reading

The Six Degrees of Separation Blogathon


I was issued a challenge! How exciting! Well…a kind of challenge, anyway. Lol. It’s actually more of a “pass the torch” type thing, so it’s all in good fun. Anyway, this challenge comes to me from the awesome Miss Anna of Film Grimoire. You can read the details of the Six Degrees of Separation Blogathon on Anna’s site, but you can also read about its origins over at My Filmviews where it all began. Continue reading

Genre Grandeur – Signs (2002)

MovieRob is at it again with another excellent month of Genre Grandeur! I actually picked the theme this month, which is all about alien movies. If you guys haven’t already joined in, don’t fret–you still can! Type up a little something and send it Rob’s way by Friday, and you can be a part of the fun. Anyway, here’s my review of one of my favorite alien films, Signs!


Here’s a review from Cara of Silver Screen Serenade who chose this month’s Genre.  If you don’t already follow her site, go there and catch the tail end of her spectacular Blogiversary event that has been going on for a few weeks.

It’s not too late to send in your reviews for this months Genre, so get them to me by Friday by sending them to

Let’s see what Cara has to say about Signs (2002)….

signs“See what you have to ask yourself is what kind of person are you? Are you the kind that sees signs, that sees miracles? Or do you believe that people just get lucky? Or, look at the question this way: Is it possible that there are no coincidences?” –Graham Hess


Number of Times Seen – I would say at least five times, maybe more.

Brief Synopsis – “A family living on a…

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How To Train Your Dragon (2010) IMDB Top 250 Guest Review

In case you haven’t already figured it out, How to Train Your Dragon is one of my all-time favorites. In fact, I would’ve covered it for the Blogiversary Bash if I didn’t know it was going to be popping up over at the awesome (and newly designed) Cinema Parrot Disco! Have a look at this review and marvel at my geeky love for it. Thanks for having me, T9M!!! 🙂

Cinema Parrot Disco

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Today’s IMDB Top 250 Guest Review comes from Cara of Silver Screen Serenade. She also reviewed FargoHERE. Thanks for the reviews, Cara! 🙂 Now let’s see what she has to say about How To Train Your Dragon, IMDB rank 166 out of 250…

There are still some movies up for grabs if anyone wants to do a guest IMDB Top 250 review. You can find the list of remaining films HERE. See the full list & links to all the reviews that have already been done HERE.

How to Train Your Dragon (2010) IMDB Top 250

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This movie…THIS MOVIE. Oh my God. I’m a little obsessed.

How to Train Your Dragon was one of those movies that came out, and I thought, “Huh. That looks kind of cute. I guess I’ll check it out.” So I went to the movie theater…and it blew my mind…

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Blogiversary Bash: A Double (Oh Seven) Celebration of Bond–James Bond

Party pup partied like a rock star. Now it's time to nap.

Party pup partied like a rock star. Now it’s time to nap.

This is it! The LAST Blogiversary Bash post! Well, for this year, anyway. Because I have enjoyed it so much, I’m sure this is a series I will be reviving come my two-year blogiversary. 🙂 Anyway, I’ve talked about some of the best of the best in my DVD/Blu-ray library–The Princess Bride, The Avengers, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Up, and On the Waterfront. So what the heck is left?! Continue reading

The Queen’s Guard Plays the GoT Theme

Hi, guys! Bad news–still no last Blogiversary Bash write-up. I promise, I’m not trying to drag this out. Lol. Fingers crossed, it’ll be all ready tomorrow. In the meantime, I found an epic, epic video for my Game of Thrones fans. I’ve already played a version of the GoT theme completely dedicated to Peter Dinklage, but have you guys heard this version of the Queen’s Guard playing the theme? Seriously, I get chills.