Kingsman: Golden Circle

2017    R     Action, adventure, comedy  2 hours 21 minutes

Julianne Moore, Taron Edgerton, Hally Berry, Channing Tatum, Mark Strong, Jeff Bridges, Colin Firth  Pedro Pascal  more here

Agents Eggsy (now Galahad)and Merlin team with their American counterparts, the Statesmen after their headquarters gets blown to smithereens.

The opening action scene is cool but sadly they have Matrix-like slow-mo stop and go fx which I hate. first off it not only ruins the momentum of the action sequence, but it also looks ‘cartoon-y’.  They used it too much (I think every action scene had the ‘trick’ in it to some extent.) Use that for one part of an action sequence fine… like a certain move that would otherwise not be noticed and needs to be shown just a little slower so we can appreciate it. This was used in a few points in one fight/action scene.

Oh I like the Statesman building. That;’s cool, and always wished they’d make buildings like that for real. (easier to find where you are going especially if you can’t find the building number.

The guy from  Game of Thrones forget character’s name but he’s a dead one.  I think his real name is Pablo Pascal gets his cowboy on with a LAZso (Lazer Lasso) and after a bit of an entertaining Whip fight ‘I feel like a tornado in a trailer park”


And there’s quite a musical cameo with flair …See the source image

Oh Action scene n poppy island and the Scissor sign!

I need to rewatch the first but while still somewhat enjoyable I don’t think it was as awesome as the first.

Though it was still better than Atomic Blonde, even with a cartoony looking effect.


F8 of the Furious

Dwayne (the Rock) Johnson, Tyreese Gibson, Ludacris, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Statham, Elsa Ptaky,

So in this one Dom flip on his family or so seem and plays the villain’s sidekick, though Diesel is no sidekick.  But what would, could make Toretto tur on his own family?

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Logan Lucky

2017   PG-13  1:59  Comedy Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig, Katie Holmes, Sebastian Stan, Hilary Swank, Seth MacFarlane  more on IMDB


A pedal to the metal comedy that revolves  around a heist by two brothers during Nascar’s Coca-Cola 500 race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina. The bar Adam driver’s Logan brother works in is ‘Duck Tape’ gave me a laugh when I’d see it. Just sounds wrong for a bar. Daniel Craig looks funny like that and even more so sounding like a an American with a southern accent. He is bad ass looking, but not scary enough for someone in prison.

It was not out right funny, more like most of it fell flat or you laughed to yourself about it. Certainly NOT a laugh out loud comedy.  I was surprised Sebastian Stan I guess you could say had a bit of a cameo, playing one of the drivers. Speaking of which, the film was filmed during the actual Race, so i an just imagine how they had set Stan’s racing scene up (of course besides a stunt double) if they didn’t just change the colors and number of the car with some computer program instead. There’s so many way I can think it could have been done, or maybe all of them were used. I do believe I also saw his best friend and trainer in the movie as well.  Seeing him in the movie put a smile on my face (something I haven’t been doing much of lately).

I can’t say I’m a fan of any of the stars of the movie aside from Sebastian of course but he’s not a main stay. I’ve seen Driver in a few movies and he just seems to always stand there even if he has something to do its like he’s rooted to the spot, I thought it was just in one of the Star Wars new movies but sadly I don’t see why he’s in ‘big’ movies.  Tatum I can at least appreciate as he doesn’t seem dead in the water in his movies but for some reason I still try to limit watching anything with him in it.  I still think Craig was a bad move for Bond and heck if he really is over doing the role, why not Henry Cavill for a young version (maybe a prequel series?) or Idris Elba

Honestly for some reason I didn’t think they were going to pull it off, I will give you that I mean the heist not the movie but I don’t remember it doing well in the theater. Shame they didn’t do an alternate version where it goes sideways that something goes wrong.

its average at best

there’s nothing really impressive to ‘write home’ about.





Syfy    Wednesdays


The Following presentation is RATED


Killer Santas, Drunks A-holes  Sick Jokes Depraved Lobsters, Flying Horses, Weirdos,

Strung Out Unicorns, Cheap Booze, Questionable Hygiene

parental Discretion is advised

for VERY Mature situations.


The series is based on a Bonkers graphic Novel by Grant Morrison, about a former corrupt cop Nick Sax who becomes a hitman. The character is like a walking version of the movie CRANK!

He’s fueled by self-pity drinking and drugs.

Reading a preview from the TV guide, Meloni describes the show as “Roger Rabbit meets Quentin Tarintino


The first scene definitely fits the WTF! Had me cracking up. Meloni’s former detective is in a bathroom looking at himself, and well I won’t ruin it.

Haley goes to some ‘Wishies’ (who reminds me of Teletubbies)  kids concert with her mother, and invisible friend the blue unicorn HAPPY! Typical kid leaves parents side and I’m sure you can figure out the rest. She is kidnapped by a bad Santa (who at first I thought was swamp thing dressed as a decorated tree.

The Scaramucci’s are scheming against the former cop. Man if half the guys in the mob have the looks of most of these guys…I’m in. Oh darn… already a widow!

How many times did he just (possibly) die in the first 17 minutes?Apparently, his superpower is not staying dead.

Happy gives us a dizzying view of the city in his quest to find someone to help him, help save Hayley. When he finds Sacks in an ambulance after a shot of morphine. Whimsical, wacky and dark as well.

So the 2nd episode is much like the first, a crazy WTF! whirlwind of Happy the unicorn trying to get Sax to help him find Haley (and it’s for sort of twist reason). The show is funny, dray and dark humor included, you are not sure if you want to give Meloni’s Sax a beating or have a beer with him.

Unlike Sax, Skip the drugs, just watch the show!  But do enjoy a beer or your favorite beverage





Thor Ragnarok

3D   PG-13  Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchette, Mark Ruffalo, Karl Urban Tessa Thompson, Jeff Goldblum,Taika Waititi Idris Elba

Valkyrie.. first of all… Valkyries have wings (where the Christians got angels from)  Director Taika Waititi wantschris hemsworth thor movie to make it clear that racial diversity in his cast was not the primary goal.  “I’m not obsessed with the idea that you cast someone just to tick a box. You should cast people because they are talented”. (and with that I give my respect! as I have always felt the same.)  “with Valkyrie, I wanted to make sure we weren’t making a female character that was boring and pretty. What I wanted was someone who was going to play the opposite and be even more the ‘guy’ character than the guys. Ultimately I thought Tessa was the best person we found. *Honestly… aside from her work on Vikings…. Katheryn Winnick would have been better, (She’s Blond, pretty but definitely not boring, she has her own martial arts school(s) and her character on Vikings is a kick-ass shield-maiden. (which all that martial arts helped her get the role)  In my belief, when shield-maidens die, they become Valkyries. One day in researching the Valkyries of the Norse, I found there is one with the name Lagertha!

So what were the other Avengers up to during Ragnarok?

  Spiderman Homecoming Easter egg reveals the Norse religion has made a comeback


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Boss baby

PG   2017,    1:37          Alec Baldwin,Steve Buschemi, Lisa Kudrow, Toby Maguire        IMDB

7 year old Tim’s life is perfect until a suit wearing baby voiced by Alec Baldwin shows up. The 2 siblings must spoil (or is that soil) the corporate plot of Puppyco’s CEO that threatens the balance of love.

The credits montage is cute with the baby factory, and at one point Tim has a ‘Horror movie’ moment. Jus

t as We went nostalgic with some of the old fashioned toys of toy story  this showed my old horse (it had wheels on it so it was i guess in a sense to learn how to walk) and then geeked out when Boss baby pulls out VOLTRON! it didn’t end there they had the tra la la song of the Banana Splits going at one point too!  So it will be nostalgically entertaining for adults as well as so does Tim’s overactive imagination as well. 

The Guest Book

Comedy Anthology  on TBS

The Guest Book has a revolving cast of characters as well as a sprinkling of main characters which make up the townspeople.

In the first episode I love how the guy is sitting up in the rafters writing in the book, but if I were him with how much his wife yells I’d get a divorce or a hit on her.

This is a different story every week and is supposed to be the tales the characters have written in the book.

The first episode a couple with a 1 year old who does nothing but cry  (apparently the kid takes after mom) and mama needs a break. So Hubby takes her away for rest whiloe the baby stays with the grandparents.

Oh the mother is also a freaking Diva.. she needs her humidifier or something so he goes out to get one an on his way back to her royal Bitchyness  stops at the local strip bar called Chubbies.

The show is charming and the ‘main’ characters of the town don’t really come off as the stars, though the owner of the strip club WOW!  is all I will say.

I’d recommend it. It’s half hour episodes are quick and bingeable. So get streaming