Archive for May, 2011

Good Movies under 120 Minutes

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 1:00 am

Films Less than Two Hours Long Everyone seems to be in a hurry these days, and many folks don’t even have the time to sit down and enjoy a lengthy movie like Lawrence of Arabia or Saving Private Ryan. That’s a real shame, of course, but there is a solution: watch good movies under 120 […]

Movie Quotes about Love

Monday, May 23, 2011 at 5:10 pm

Romantic Dialogue from Cinema The subject of love is a popular topic in Hollywood, and those who take a minute to reflect will likely recall a few favorites lines on the subject. But even if you draw a blank, there’s no reason to panic; I’ve culled together some of the best examples of movie quotes […]

2011 MTV Movie Awards – Nominations and Predictions

Friday, May 20, 2011 at 6:01 pm

The 2011 MTV Movie Awards take place on June 5th, and it provides yet another chance for the music video dinosaur to pretend it’s still hip. SNL cast member Jason Sudeikis will serve as the host, and celebs scheduled to act as presenters include Ryan Reynolds, Jesse Eisenberg, Steve Carell, Shia LaBeouf, Danny McBride, Emma Stone, […]

Good Movies to Drink To

Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 6:50 am

Films to Get Drunk To There are movies that are nominated for Oscars, and then there are those that are perfect for providing a suitable background for a night of binge drinking. Whether beer, whiskey, or wine is your beverage of choice, these good movies to drink to will have something to wet your whistle. […]

Good Movies Based in Ireland

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 6:51 am

Films in an Irish Setting Nicknamed “The Emerald Isle,” Ireland has long been an intriguing setting for feature films. First of all, there’s the lush scenery displayed in such classics as The Quiet Man. And, of course, there’s also the famous and lengthy struggle for independence against Britain. The latter has been the subject of […]

Good Movies Released in 2011

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 3:51 pm

New Films for 2011 As of this writing, the list of good movies released in 2011 is far from complete. However, a number of quality films have already rolled into theatres, so check to see if the following titles are playing at a multiplex near you. TV episodes & movies from Netflix – now instantly […]

Good Movies Based on True Stories

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 9:53 am

Real-life Tales and Biopics If you’re anything like me, you enjoy movies that take their plot straight from the pages of the newspaper. That’s why I’ve compiled this list of good movies based on true stories, and I hope my selections will both entertain and inspire you to seek out more information about the events […]

Good Movies with Swords

Monday, May 16, 2011 at 3:59 pm

Films Featuring Bladed Weapons While I never tire of watching cinematic guys and gals beat each other to a pulp, it’s always nice to see a sword or knife fight thrown into the mix. The stakes immediately rise for the characters, because death is just one stroke of the blade away. If you‘re also a […]

Movies about Rome

Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 6:19 am

Films Set in Italy Besides being the capital of Italy, Rome is a city known for romance. With a history stretching back over 2,500 years, it has served as the seat of power for the formidable Roman Empire, as well as housing the city-state that contains the central authority of the Catholic Church (Vatican City). […]

Movies about Dogs

Friday, May 13, 2011 at 6:08 am

Canine Films Also known as “man’s best friend,” dogs are always eager to display their affection with a wag of the tale and a playful lick of the face. Since people love their canine companions right back, it’s not surprising that a number of movies about dogs have been made over the years. Some feature […]