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Cars has been a major presence in my house for quite some time. For a while it felt like the DVD was on auto-play on my TV and I can’t go five feet without stepping on a Cars toy. Ever since the Bean could sit up by himself, he was obsessed with wheels. So it was only natural that…Continue
A lot of things ran through my mind as I watched Super 8. The old Amblin logo that kicked off the movie triggered a sensory response in me, as it was meant to do. I thought about my dad and his repeated attempts to bond with me, a kid whom he didn’t completely understand. I wasn’t into sports like he was. I wasn’t really into much of anything for a while. It would be many years before I stopped having panic attacks because of the movies, paving the way for them to become something…Continue
As a movie fan, I believe the best way to see a movie is in the theater. But that's not always easy, especially for us parents who have to deal with the high cost of tickets, snacks and the even higher cost of babysitters. And when you get there, some douche-nozzle is usually texting away during the flick.
This is why I wish I lived in Austin. The Alamo Drafthouse is one of the best places to see a movie in the country. Partly due to stuff like this:
I originally didn’t intend to see Fast Five. The fourth one was pretty awful and ruined my appetite for the franchise. But curiously Fast Five started to get decent reviews. And since WonderWife™ had planned on going to sleep very early, having gotten up in the middle of the previous…Continue