Mr Holmes

February 5, 2016By ChrisMovies No Comments

Quiet. If I had to do a 1 word review that would be it. Quiet. 2 words? Quietly brilliant. 3 words? Not your average Holmes adventure movie. Wait that’s not 3 words. How about: it’s an art film. Damn that’s 4. Sherlock is 93 years old and is reflecting on his last case with the … Read More

The Stars Look Very Different…Today

January 11, 2016By ChrisMovies 9 Comments

5 songs. Usually you can describe an artist, a band, in 5 songs. Hell, sometimes it takes just one. 5 songs is enough to cover different phases. Different eras. 5 songs isn’t enough to even begin to describe David Bowie. PS: if I may take a few moments to bask in the joy (is that … Read More

Our Favorite Music Movies

July 28, 2014By ChrisMovies, Music No Comments

I asked. You answered (via Twitter and Facebook). Thank you for your comments. I gathered the votes. Here are our favorite music movies. I will have to say there are a few movies I haven’t seen yet. They are in my queue now. Thanks NEXTers. 1 Vote Buddy Holly Movie, PJ 20, Sound City, True … Read More

The Intouchables

May 3, 2012By ChrisMovies 14 Comments

Please. Please. Please don’t let “reading” a movie stop you from seeing this film. Also don’t let the fact that Weinstein is already planning a Hollywood remake (with Colin Firth) stop you from see this film. If I may borrow from a follower on Twitter who also saw the movie. It’s “Poignant, hilarious and a … Read More

13 Assassins

January 6, 2012By ChrisMovies No Comments

I think everyone goes through a samurai phase. Or maybe it’s just me. Or people that grew up in the 70s. I had read good reviews about 13 Assassins so I asked Netflix to mail me a DVD and they did. Yes they still do that and yes I still get my DVDs in the … Read More

The Muppets (2011)

November 7, 2011By ChrisMovies 2 Comments

The Muppets haven’t seen the big screen in 12 years. I am happy to announce that the 2011 version is pure classic Muppets. Just like I remembered. Oh and while we are chatting classic Muppets please parents buy the boxset of the Muppet Show the TV show for your children. Thank you. This movie is … Read More

From the Ground Up: 10 Years after 9/11

May 6, 2011By ChrisMovies No Comments

Listen to Great Music and Celebrate the Documentary Film; “FROM THE GROUND UP; 10 Years After 9/11” a non-for-profit film raising funds for charitable organizations founded by the 911 families Premiering in Mountainfilm in Telluride! Directed by Beth and George Gage Produced by Andrea Garbarini Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 7pm Paulie‚Äôs 14 Marble Ave., … Read More

Favorite John Cusack film: The Finals

March 10, 2011By ChrisMovies 4 Comments

…and then there were two. Dobbler v Rob. Lloyd v Gordon. Music Enthusiast v Music Enthusiast. Hey, I’m not the smartest guy in the world, but I’m certainly not the dumbest. I mean, I’ve read books like “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” and “Love in the Time of Cholera”, and I think I’ve understood them. … Read More

Favorite John Cusack film: The Final Four

March 9, 2011By ChrisMovies 3 Comments

Round up of round 3. 3 blow outs and one, one vote winner(can you guess which matchup that was?). Thanks to all the voters. We now have only 4 films left. The final four. See the full bracket online High Fidelity v Being John Malkovichcustomer surveys Say Anything v Grosse Pointe Blankcustomer surveys

Favorite John Cusack Movie Round 3

March 8, 2011By ChrisMovies 2 Comments

The first 2 rounds were quite easy choices now your vote gets a wee bit tougher. Good luck and choose wisely. ROUND 3 See the full bracket online High Fidelity v Better Off Deadcustomer surveys The Sure Thing v Being John Malkovichonline survey Say Anything v Eight Men Outonline survey Say Anything v Eight Men … Read More