Category Archives: Movies & Games
On Monday, I was invited to the exclusive advance Chicago screening of Scatter my Ashes at Bergdorf’s. If you know anything about fashion then you already know that Bergdorf’s is considered the “Ultimate Shopping Destination”, when it comes to luxury department stores. Scatter my Ashes at Bergdorf’s, explored the history of Bergdorf Goodman and why it is considered the place to shop by any and all celebrities, socialites and. Viewers also got a chance see Bergdorf’s process when it comes to creating those infamous holiday window displays. I had no clue all the work that goes into making those beautiful, yet immaculate displays millions of … Read More
Alright guys, Monsters University will hit theaters June 21! So if you loved Monsters, Inc. hold on to your hats for the sequel. This time the Monsters have grown up and are now off to college. The original movie was released 12 years ago and the boychild wasn’t even born yet, so we will definitely watch the first movie just in time to see Monsters University. Check out the movie trailer below… I know where I will be June 21, I can’t wait to hear what you guys think about Monsters University as well.
I don’t know about you but I’m looking forward to seeing Johnny Depp return to the big screen as Tonto in Disney’s The Lone Ranger. The Lone Ranger is set to hit theaters July 3 and I’m sure it will be one of the blockbuster films of the summer. The Lone Ranger was produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, who is known for making great films. Read the films synopsis below: “From producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski, the filmmaking team behind the blockbuster “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, comes Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ “The Lone Ranger,” a thrilling adventure infused with action … Read More
Earlier today, I got a chance to go and see Oblivion starring Tom Cruise. Oblivion based in the year 2077, told the story of Earth as we currently know it today fast forwarded 70 years in the future. While remnants of the old Earth remained, Earth had won the war but was mostly destroyed as a result. Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) unable to let go memories of the past and what it was like when living on Earth was fun, was determined to fight for the memories he held in his heart. While I enjoyed the storyline and the acting, Oblivion started off very … Read More
Friday morning, I got a chance to see the movie 42 and boy was I blown away! 42 (Jackie Robinson’s #) told the story of Jackie Robinson and his meteoric rise to the top. I always knew that Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play in the Major Leagues but it was quite interesting seeing his story from his point of view. Chadwick Boseman’s portrayal of Jackie Robinson was stellar and Harrison Ford’s portrayal of Branch Rickey was equally impressive. I found myself in awe the entire movie, I marveled at Jackie’s strength and what it must have taken … Read More
Last night, I attended the special advance screening of OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL here in Chicago! When I found out this movie was the prequel to the Wizard of Oz, I immediately knew I had to see it! I love Wizard of Oz, so I couldn’t wait to see what Disney had done with Oz The Great and Powerful! True to form Disney didn’t disappoint! This whimsical adaptation took us back to the beginning showing us how Oz became the Wizard of Oz! While I won’t give the movie away it definitely is a great family film! The imagery alone was reason enough … Read More
A new trailer for Director Brad Anderson’s (The Machinist) upcoming thriller The Call has been released online. The film stars Halle Berry (Jordan Turner) as a 911 operator who, after taking a life-changing call from a teenager (Abigail Breslin) that’s been kidnapped, realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl’s life. Anderson looks to have crafted another mind-bending and possibly frightening thriller. The film also stars Morris Chestnut, Michael Eklund, and Michael Imperioli. The Call opens on March 15th. Ever since I saw the trailer, I knew that I wanted to see this movie! I love … Read More
Snitch stars Dwayne Johnson( John Matthews), as a father whose love for his son pushes him to do things most parents would never dream of. John Matthews is forced to take a walk on the dark side in order to help his son who had been set up in a drug deal. Terrified at the possibility of his son doing hard time for a crime he didn’t commit, Matthews makes a deal with the DEA to help bring the bad guys down. Part drama, part action, Snitch kept you on the edge of your seat rooting for the good guy. … Read More
While in New York for Fashion Week, I found some time to do a few non-fashion related events! One of those events included a VIP Movie Screening of Mindless Behavior new movie All Around The World at the Regal Theater! Now, I must admit at first I was a little embarrassed to go! After all these kids are half of my age but I decided to go with my girl Kitty anyway! As soon as I arrived, I knew this was definitely going to be an event I would sit back and laugh about later! Teenage girls had lined the streets and theater … Read More
Last year, I told you guys how much I love Argo! If you didn’t see the movie or missed my review you can read about it here! Well today Argo was released on DVD and I want to give a copy of one of my favorite movies to one of my readers! I’m serious when I say Argo was one of the best movies of 2012! Don’t believe me? Look how many awards they have won! Ben Affleck did an amazing job of recalling the 1979 story of Argo! So now here’s your chance to own your very own copy!