Archive for July, 2013

Wolverine – 3 1/2 stars

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Wolverine is good.  Quality effects, lots of action, fine performances, overall interesting story;  however, found it got “dull” at times.

R.I.P.D. 3D – 3 stars

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

R.I.P.D. 3D is overall entertaining.  Dragged a bit at times, some laughs throughout, top quality effects, fine performances for the genre.

Turbo 3D – 4 1/2 stars

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Turbo 3D is very entertaining.  A kid’s movie an adult can enjoy.  Great storyline, quality animation, super ending, spot-on voice casting.

Pacific Rim 3D IMAX – 2 1/2 stars

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Pacific Rim 3D IMAX is OK.  Although an action movie, had trouble maintaining interest.  Story, and performances left a lot to be desired.

The Way, Way Back – 4 stars

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

The Way, Way Back is very good.  Interesting, heartwarming story, fine performances, great ending, time flies. Entertaining, recommended.

Red 2 – 4 stars

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Red 2 is entertaining.  Stellar cast, plethora of action, fine performances, variety of scenic backgrounds although a bit too long.

Despicable Me 2 – 5 stars

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Despicable Me 2 is excellent.  Great story, quality animation, super characters (love the Minions), spot-on voice casting.  Recommended.

Horror of Horrors, I gained 76 pounds since January 1, 2012

Monday, July 1st, 2013

July 1 snuck up on me, and arrived unfortunately with my weighing 76 pounds more than I did on Jan 1, 2012 with 14 of those pounds added since Jan 1, 2013.  I have reached a critical juncture in my weight related life.  Unless I immediately get my act together, and regain the weight focus I demonstrated in 2010 / 2011, I will (within a few years) have gained back all 165 pounds I worked so hard to loose over a 2 year period.  I will not let that happen.