Tag Archives: Cate Blanchett

Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz: Review of ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’

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Defining Chapter, eh? Because when i think of The Hobbit, I absolutely think of the few-paragraphs long battle.

Rated PG-13, 144 minutes (watched 12/19/14)

My one-word review: Ridiculous. Continue reading

Sit… Stay… Good Boy! Review of ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’

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OOH I JUST WANT TO WIPE THAT STUPID SMIRK OFF HIS FACE

Rated PG, 102 minutes (watched 6/21/14)

I don’t recall why, but I know I didn’t like the original How to Train Your Dragon. I thought it had very poor voice acting and that it lacked charm while being a little intense for the wee ones. I know for a fact I was wrong on that last one because the kid I was with fell asleep. Continue reading

Art Saves Lives: Review of ‘Monuments Men’

Starring Matt Damon's Eyebrow

Starring Matt Damon’s Eyebrow

Rated PG-13, 118 minutes (watched 2/16/14) Review: One of my Western Civilization professors at Oklahoma Baptist University was quite fond of the phrase “Art Saves Lives.” She even wore a button bearing it, arguing that art preserves and communicates man’s essence, far beyond our mortal years. She would wholeheartedly agree with the theme of The Monuments Men, that art is worth saving, sometimes even to the point of dying. Continue reading