7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 is based on the popular novel from J.K. Rowling and the seventh film of the series. The story follows Harry, Ron and Hermione on their urgent quest to track down the four remaining Horcruxes and avoid capture by their enemies. Let’s consider the pros and cons ofContinue reading “7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)”

6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is based on the widely popular novel by J.K. Rowling and the sixth film of the series. The story follows a determined Harry and Dumbledore as they seek to uncover Lord Voldemort’s weakness. Let’s consider the pros and cons of the sixth film… Pros: David Yates returns as directorContinue reading “6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)”

2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is based on the widely popular middle grade novel from J.K. Rowling and the second story of the series. An ominous warning from a mysterious house-elf sets the tone for this perilous adventure and our three amiable heroes are reunited once again . Let’s consider the pros andContinue reading “2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)”

1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, originally known as the Philosopher’s Stone, is based on the widely popular middle grade novel from J.K. Rowling. Little did the cast know that they would be portraying these characters for the next decade, but thankfully this franchise endured and turned out to be a resounding success. Let’s considerContinue reading “1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)”

Adventures in Babysitting (1987)

Adventures in Babysitting is a uniquely exciting comedy with a ridiculous premise, but it’s also filled with fun and memorable moments. Elisabeth Shue stars as the likable babysitter who is unavoidably thrust into this crazy adventure in downtown Chicago. Let’s consider the pros and cons… Pros: Adventures in Babysitting is the directorial debut of ChrisContinue reading “Adventures in Babysitting (1987)”

Breakthrough (2019)

Breakthrough is based on the incredible true story of an adopted boy’s near death experience and the miracles witnessed by his parents and community, which save his life. It’s an especially religious film that will either reaffirm your faith or send heathens running for the hills. Whether you’re spiritual or not, lets consider the prosContinue reading “Breakthrough (2019)”

School of Rock (2003)

School of Rock is a delightful little movie starring Jack Black and a cast of talented young musicians. The story follows a washed up rocker, Dewey Finn, that seizes an opportunity to pay his rent while simultaneously following his dreams to make it big as a rock star. This family friendly musical comedy has aContinue reading “School of Rock (2003)”

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)

Dodgeball is slightly better than your average comedy. Starring Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller, the story follows two rival gym owners and their ridiculous feud that spills over into a dodgeball tournament. It’s a short fun watch, but it does have it’s flaws. Let’s consider the pros and cons… Pros: This movie has no rightContinue reading “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)”

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is a lighthearted comedy that takes us through an eventful day in the life of high school’s most popular slacker. It’s a uniquely charming coming of age story with lots of heart and plenty of laughs. Just sit back and enjoy the ride! Pros: Matthew Broderick’s gives an unforgettably engaging performanceContinue reading “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)”

Ad Astra (2019)

Ad Astra has been a polarizing film for audiences and critics alike, but if you’re a fan of sci-fi or Brad Pitt, this movie just might be worth your time. At it’s core, Ad Astra is a dour voyage and return story following a conflicted astronaut’s mission to uncover the truth about his father andContinue reading “Ad Astra (2019)”