The Dark Knight Rises – Nolan’s Trilogy Complete

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Four years ago, Christopher Nolan gave us a cinematic masterpiece called The Dark Knight that was much more than just a comic book movie… it was a brilliant piece of film making.  Last week, he brought us the follow up… The Dark Knight Rises.  Would it live up to the hype?  Could it possibly be an appropriate sequel to such a critically acclaimed movie?  I went this week to find out. I can’t launch into any sort of discussion without … Continue reading

‘Best Pictures’ That Just Aren’t – The 2000’s

The Oscar Statue

The most prestigious award that any movie can receive is the “Academy Award For Best Motion Picture” — The Oscar.  Once a movie has this distinction it goes down in history as the “best” movie of that year.  The red carpet at the Oscars is a huge evening every year where all the stars turn out for the event.  The Academy goes through some sort of review process and determines which picture is truly “the … Continue reading

Chewie’s Review of ‘The Dark Knight’

The Dark Knight

Wow.  Just wow.  Pip had been on my ass for quite a while to see The Dark Knight and I have to say that for the first time in a long time a movie finally lived up to the expectations that I had for it.  I went to see this late one Monday evening.  I stuck around the house long enough to put G down for the night so Amanda would be stuck with both of … Continue reading