Platoon (1986)

Once upon a time, I went through a military movie phase. It was early 2009, and to be quite honest, I had contemplated joining the forces. I remember going to Blockbuster every other day and renting two to three war movies and watching some of the greats. One day I did rent Platoon, which won … More Platoon (1986)

The Sting (1973)

Paul Newman and Robert Redford will forever be known as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. The two Hollywood icons did not win Best Picture for their gunslinger movie; however, the pair reunited in 1973 to give us The Sting, one of the most entertaining old movies I’ve ever seen.  Set in Chicago right after … More The Sting (1973)

Forrest Gump (1994)

It is 2021, which means that Forrest Gump has been a part of the everyday culture for over 25 years. I can say nothing in this tiny space of the internet that can change anyone’s perspective of one film history’s greatest stories.  Whether you love him or hate him, Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) is one … More Forrest Gump (1994)

Gladiator (2000)

The year 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of one of the Bets Picture winners, 2000’s Gladiator, starring Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix. I wish I could say somewhere in a box my movie ticket stub is still there; however, I lost a massive amount of tickets long ago, and Gladiator would be one of them.  … More Gladiator (2000)

Scoob! (2020)

Scooby-Doo is a part of childhood just as much as it was for you or your kids. You’d be hard-pressed to find someone out there who doesn’t know the brown hair dog who lives to eat and solve* mysteries. I put the asterisk there because Scoob may always catch the bad guy; however, it is … More Scoob! (2020)