#ThrowbackThursday – Adaptation.

Original US release date: December 6, 2002 Production budget: $19,000,000 Worldwide gross: $32,801,173 Write what you know. Spike Jonze's Adaptation. is one of those highly regarded films that I just never took the time to watch until now.  Nominated for four Academy Awards and winning one (Chris Cooper for Best Supporting Actor), the film has a... Continue Reading →

Review – Cars 3

I went to Charlotte and then Florida for 12 days but now I'm back and ready to play catch-up with the movies that came out while I was gone.  I'm starting with the first big release that I hadn't gotten to catch, Pixar's Cars 3.  The Cars franchise is a bit of an anomaly for Pixar.  The... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – American Beauty

Original US release date: September 15, 1999 Production budget: $15,000,000 Worldwide gross: $356,296,601 American Beauty is the 2000 Academy Award winner for Best Picture from director Sam Mendes, in what was his first directorial outing.  I saw the film shortly after its release and I recall thinking it was fine, but I didn't have the... Continue Reading →

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