The Pacifier


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2005 PG  action/ Comedy     Vin Diesel, Brittany Snow, Lauren Graham, Max Thieriot,Brad Garrett ,Carol Kane

Vin Diesel plays a Navy Seal who becomes a body guard to the children of Government scientist Tate Plummer. His enemies are looking for his new program ‘Ghost’.

The kids are a mess when Vin’s Shane Wolfe shows up.

 

The Oldest son and daughter are always late, or missing classes. The baby is always throwing up on the nanny whose accent kills me when she says Max Thieriot’s  Seth “Walks like Dracula”

Oh yeah and there’s the pet mallard duck, which is a trip. Almost makes me want a duck for a pet. Wolfe gets the kids in shape by giving them the discipline they need at home and in school. The older daughter is up for getting her driving test, but she has been skipping classes. 

Seth is skipping wrestling, and Wolfe needs to figure out a way to change the baby’s diapers. Helping the younger daughter and her Fire Fly group with some cubs scout like troop of bullies.

If only all parents could be like Vin’s bodyguard. Of course being a family movie, everything works out in the end, then there’s that bonus for the guys of the family with the action and the end save.

I couldn’t believe that was Max compared to now, I actually had to look it up.

I thought this was a cute movie but I remember it not doing well.

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Stranger Things


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Wynonna Ryder, Finn Wolfhard, David Harbour,Milllie Bobbie Brown,Gaten Matarazzo Caleb McLaughlin ,Charlie Heaton,Joe Keery ,Cara Buono ,Noah Schnapp ,Matthew Modine

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TVinsider (tv guide) called it a “Cheerfully cornball homage to early Stephen King -think Firestarter, It, Stand By Me, and Spielbergian odes to childhood, like E.T. and most notably The Goonies.”  If you have seen some of the movies as many times as I have, then you will catch certain scenes that will remind you of a scene from one of those movies.

November 6, 1983 is where we begin our story, in the Small town of Hawkins, Indiana where our young heroes reside in various types of families, go through the usual school age fare of being bullied, first kisses and so on, and ‘The party’ playing Dungeons and Dragons in the basement for 10 hours! Their D&D game goes from role playing, to reality when  some creepy creeper escapes from the local research lab taking Will.

Wynonna Ryder plays the vanished boy’s mother, and I swear every time I see her I swear Christian Slater is going to pop his head through a door and blow the place up (like in Heathers) or Beetlejuice will show up.

Eleven played my Millie Bobby Brown is intense and I wouldn’t be surprised that some of those nose bleeds were real just from the extreme stare down when using her powers.

This season is not only a mystery but the ongoing story and emotions of a mother being pushed to her limits.

The Vanishing of Will Byers
The Weirdo on Maple Street WTF pool scene and something I swear came out of pan’s Labyrinth
Holly, Jolly”  Now ‘I’ve seen it all… an Xmas light Ouija board on the wall! Not sure who should be more offended The spirits or the religious.
The Body”  NICE payback after the assembly. If only all of us could get that power once a school year!  I give a thumbs up to the make up or FX dept. for the work done on ‘Will’

RIDDLE:    So when is a body NOT a body?  When it’s  plush

The Flea and the Acrobat”   
The Monsterlooks like a 5 leaved Flower and a Lamprey were spliced together in that research lab! Talk about poison ivy!
The Bathtub
The Upside Down

Coming across this, I couldn’t help but laugh.

‘Stranger Things’ caused an Eggo boom. Now sales are waffling

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Linnea Berthelsen, Sean Astin, Paul Reiser.,Sadie Sink ,Dacre Montgomery

Halloween time and I’m ashamed I didn’t wait to watch this until around that time. (But then I usually have an over abundance to watch during fall tv season, but then a lot of my must watch or  watch on demand has been canceled and 2 shows have a recasting)

In the previous I noticed that Lucas and Mike or Dustin have an argument I swear once an episode. I think this foretells when something is about to happen, is some sort of clue or they mention a clue during this time as it always seems they also end up stopped short.

This season we have a handful of new faces added  to the cast 2 of which are the new kids at school. Will has been going for PTSD counseling (I think that’s what it was) He’s experiencing some after effects of being in the upside down world. Is he still there, or is something from there in him? Will is also having nightmares or are they really premonitions of a sort from the other side. Meanwhile Dustin’s teeth have grown in and has found a mysterious pet. That kid is just adorable but I’m getting sick of those damn Fios commercials , speaking o which I got that shirt  with the ‘space cats’ he wears in one of them. (Everyone else seems to like it too. When I wear it I get quite a few people telling me they like it.)

    • 01.  Madmax  Oct 27, 2017
    • 02. Trick or Treat, Freak
    • 03. the pollywog
    • 04. Will the Wise
    • 05. Dig Dug
    • 06. The Spy
    • 07. The Lost Sister
    • 08. The Mind Flayer
    • 09.  The Gate
Now I just have to wait for season 3 (which I will add to this post

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A series of Unfortunate Events


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The Netflix show  A series of Unfortunate Events is based on the series of books by Lemony Snicket.

I think I’ve read all but the last couple of stories,  (though being its been awhile I may have finished the whole series and just do not remember for sure the last one I had purchased)

If you want to give the book series a try… I’ve included links at the end.

As far as the 2004 Movie adaptation misfire of the books goes, don’t even waste your time! It’s not worth it and it was a mess! Its more cheery,they squeezed a multitude of the books, the first three or four in the one movie, and that’s where the poop emoji was born! Also Jim Carrey was too cheesy.

When I heard Neil Patrick Harris was going to play the dastardly despicable Count Olaf I knew he would do a great job with all the disguises so he’d do the villain and most importantly the Fans proud. Zi Approved TV series

The first season is an 8-part series which covers the first four books. Each book is covered within two episodes, and listed on IMDB as a Comedy, adventure, Drama

Everything works to create a resonant Saga about heroism in a world made mad and near meaningless by adult mismanagement -EW

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Beauty and the Beast


2017       PG        Live Action Musical Adaptation  Family Fantasy  2:09  Blu-ray     Emma Watson, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Dan Stevens

Some may know the story since they were kids, but I was never interested in reading or hearing it. I liked Sleeping Beauty, there’s a dragon in it! Maybe that should have been a warning what I’d turn out like.

Emma Watson made a bit of a character update for her Belle. Who is thankfully a slight update to Disney’s princesses.

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Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature


2017  PG  Animated   Will Arnett, Jackie Chan, Maya Rudolph, Bobby Moynihan, Peter Stormar, Gabriel ‘Fluffy’ Iglesias

Surley and friends are threatened by the greedy mayor, who is making a profit from everything in town except Liberty park. When the bulldozers push in, the animals push or shall I say bite back.

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Cars 3


2017  G  1:42  Blu-ray   Pixar    Action  Comedy

Owen Wilson  Larry the Cable Guy , Armie Hammer, Cristela Alonzo, Nathan Fillion , Tony Shalhoub

Veteran Race Car Lightning McQueen tries to recapture his winning ways after the sleek new rookie Jackson Storm beats him. Each race Lightning McQueen sees the other vets outraced and displaced by the rookies.  Lightning With he help of trainer Cruz Ramirez tries to recapture his winning ways, and takes her under his  I’d say wing but I guess door would be a better substitute for that phrase.

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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.